How do these research projects get IRB approval?
The results from Nikon’s Small World Photo Competition are out. I was lucky enough to see some entries displayed at Fernbank Museum, Atlanta. They are pretty cool; the microscopic world is more colorful than you thought.
Ravi Jain has a nifty weekly video blog, narrated from the driver’s seat of his car. He shoots this episode during this daily commute between Jamaica Plains and Allston, MA.
I saw this awesome 2-minute short, Earth to America starring Jack Black. The short aims to raise global warming awareness, the short stars Black, doing his usual shtick, as an attorney who sues corporate America on behalf of the nation’s children. I almost thought it was a sequel to School of Rock. Wouldn’t it be great if it was? Maybe I should pitch it to Hollywood.
If nothing else, India will be the first one to take notice of “criminalizing politics” in the democratic world. It wasn’t until 1988 when an op-ed by Paul Craig Roberts mentioned it that it made its way into American terminology. After Scooter Libby’s indictment, it is pretty commonplace.
Only 19 days to sell one million videos! Google Video certainly is making waves.
Ever observe that rural innovations are usually the best ones?
Putting the “fun” back in science. And you thought science wasn’t “stimulating”? Forget fun, ever been in a situation shopping for lingerie for your significant other? A Dutch designer has a brainwave that might make embarrassing shopping actually more fun.
Maybe the Indian policy makers ought to keep this advice in mind; reforming religion works best when it comes from within.