Posted on Tuesday, October 30th 2012
From Scientific American:
“Other (media) organizations will tap into their own communities to identify questions relevant to their interests. We want to her you, the STEM community, as to which science, engineering, technology, medicine, environment and technology-related questions you want to see asked of the two major party candidates.
So tell us: if you could pose a question to both Barack Obama and Mitt Romney, what would it be?”
Posted on Thursday, April 26th 2012
Posted on Sunday, April 22nd 2012
Considering the news-worthy events and hot topics these days, isn’t it interesting that 50 years later this could run today and be relevant?
The Sexually Promiscuous Female, circa 1963
Posted on Tuesday, April 3rd 2012
Reblogged from this isn't happiness.
Nelson Mandela Center of Memory: Beautifully designed, brilliant and ground-breaking on several levels — historically, technologically, socially. Another round of applause to Google for continued support in cultural exploration.
“With the help of a $1.25 million grant from Google, the center digitized thousands of documents and images that illustrate the life and times of South Africa’s first black president. But instead of scanning them and dumping them online for scholars to peruse, the center, with Google’s support, created a virtual museum experience — highlighting certain pieces from the archives, putting them in the context of Mandela’s life and then enabling a visitor to the site to go deeper if they’d like.”
Posted on Tuesday, March 27th 2012
There are currently 17 countries with women as head of government, head of state or both, which according to Inter-Parliamentary Union and UN Women has more than doubled since 2005.
[However] The report marks slow advances in the political landscape - the number of lower houses hosting more than 30% women rose slightly from 25 to 30 in 2011 - and although the results show progress IPU Secretary General, Anders B. Johnsson says:
“Less than one-in-five parliamentarians in the world today are women. It is a worrying statistic at this point of human development and impossible to justify. The political will to change this is simply lacking in most cases.”
Posted on Thursday, March 8th 2012
Posted on Monday, March 5th 2012
Posted on Friday, February 24th 2012
During Argentina’s military dictatorship, the Venn Diagram was banned from primary school curricula – its intersecting circles were feared to encourage ‘seditious models of collectivity.’
Posted on Thursday, February 23rd 2012
Everything that’s wrong with the ethics and economics of political campaigning online.
Posted on Monday, February 20th 2012
Posted on Saturday, February 18th 2012
While TIME readers in the rest of the world get a serious profile of a key figure in the Euro crisis, Americans get a cover story about animal friendships – the latest in American news distortion.