University Maths Teachers That Look Exactly Like Maths Teachers Should - Doctors

University Maths Teachers That Look Exactly Like Maths Teachers Should – The Doctorates

On July 4, 2013 by Tim Newman

So, the simple premise for these two posts is a collection of pictures of people that teach Maths at University. I plucked them fresh from the websites of The University of Sheffield, The...

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The World’s 23rd Full Face Transplant Was A Roaring Success: One Year On

On June 28, 2013 by Tim Newman

After a horrific shooting accident Richard Lee Norris, now 38, lived as a recluse for 15 years. He only ventured out at night, and when he did he always wore a mask. He...

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Maths Meets Art – Anamorphic Sculptures By Jonty Hurwitz

On June 28, 2013 by Tim Newman

Jonty Hurwitz effortlessly blends number crunching and aesthetics. Well, it doesn’t sound effortless really, there’s a lot of work that goes into making these amazing anamorphic sculptures. Months of ground work and a...

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Find Out How Things Work Through The Medium Of GIFs

On June 23, 2013 by Tim Newman

I’d never wondered how any of the following things worked, but the GIFs are so pleasing I thought you might want a bit of a look yourself: How A Geneva Drive Works A...

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Naked Mole-Rat May Help Fight Cancer

On June 20, 2013 by Tim Newman

As you can see from the picture above, the East African naked mole-rat will be winning no prizes for being cute. But then neither will I, so I can’t judge.  A team led by...

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Horoscope Nonsense - Experiment - Disprove

Personal Experiment On The Accuracy Of Horoscopes

On June 19, 2013 by Tim Newman

Horoscopes: are they real or imagined? True or false? Well, of course, everyone knows they are complete tosh and anyone who puts any sway on them at all should be burned as a...

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Electron Microscope Images - Every Day Objects - Dust Magnified 22 Million Times

Electron Microscope Pictures Of Every Day Things – Part 1

On June 16, 2013 by Tim Newman

For your persusal today I’ve sourced some piccies of normal things like eyelashes, flies and foods magnified massively. The electron microscope uses a snazzy electron beam to light up a specimen and produce a hugely magnified/ ace...

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Southern Right Whale Dolphins – The Sports Car Of The Sea

On June 15, 2013 by Tim Newman

Of course I haven’t seen every species of animal on the planet, I’m not Noah. But I must admit I am surprised I haven’t come across the southern right whale dolphin before. I’ve...

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Chemtrails: What’s Going On And Why You Shouldn’t Worry

On June 8, 2013 by Tim Newman

If you’ve spent any time on social media, you’ve probably heard chemtrail conspiracy theories. Many of us know these people are talking nonsense, but lack the talking points to fully rebut their arguments....

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Moss Graffiti: Environmentally Sound Street Art (How-To Guide)

On June 7, 2013 by Tim Newman

Moss graffiti is taking off in the States. It’s one of the few forms of street art that is actively good for the environment. I wonder what the legal status would be? Is...

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