1,000,000,000 1×109 1 tera dollars Sorry, but I had to come up with a mathematical way of writing it. It seems more real and gives a bit of dimension to the amount of money we are talking about here! This is the total student loan in the USA. This is actually an alien concept to … Continue reading Over 1 trillion dollars
Most posters were unclear, unappealing, had a terrible design and aesthetics. There are graveyards of posters in every institution; some are still hung in unhappy walls, getting yellowish and faded colours. The third world conference on marine biodiversity 2014 is starting today! From the 12th to the 16th of October, researchers from all over … Continue reading Long live the poster, or not….
Who said only dolphins are good at doing tricks? We have a new fish in the lab. I had never seen this species of fish before, but my expectations were high! I did some search on the web, and found out that the lumpfish can also be called the lump sucker. I immediately though it … Continue reading Sit, spin, blow … good lump fish!
Man: the cruelty of man represented in a cartoon. Can we make a cartoon with the alternative option? Can anyone tell me what is the best plan B, C or Y? I love this animation, I can’t get the tune out of my head and I just love the sequence. I love the snakes turning … Continue reading Now that we know what is wrong, what can we do to make it right?
It is not unusual to tell stories through books, theatre, cinema and of course dance. But it is unusual to tell science through dance. I am always keen to find new ways to talk about science, to engage people, to inspire. This time, I found a much better and exciting way than the traditional power … Continue reading Science telling with dancers
E learning platforms should look more like Rip curl pro heat analyser. Even if you are not a surf fan, and don’t know who Kelly Slater is, I am sure you will appreciate the heat analyser as an amazing tool that could be used in webinars or even E learning platforms. So in surf terms … Continue reading Rip curl pro: inspiration for webinars
Microdocs: The Short Attention Span Science Video on Ecological Sustainability There are two amazing concepts in this sub-title, the short attention span (SAS) and the use of this SAS to show ecological sustainability. Attention span is the is the amount of time that a person can concentrate on a task without becoming distracted. This varies … Continue reading The microdocs concept