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Serendipity in science- does it exist?

Serendipity in science- does it exist?

A little while ago, I entered a writing competition that posed the following questions: Do you believe in serendipity in Science? Do…

The day I started ‘liking’ statistics

This article originally featured on RiAus I’m proud to admit…

Rediscovering the rainbow

I’d seen enough rainbows. As a child they seemed rare…

Animal Kingdom

Bioluminescence is Badass (and Beautiful!)

Bioluminescence is Badass (and Beautiful!)

Well, the title pretty much says it all. If you don’t know what bioluminescence is, or don’t understand why it is beautiful,…

How long do animals live?

Well it’s another Friday and those of you reading this…

Yoda returns! Star Wars darling spotted in nature

Science Fiction geeks assemble! Yoda, the greatest Jedi that ever…

Mother’s Day Special- Mothers of the Animal Kingdom

Well on Sunday it’s Mother’s Day and I hope that…

Earth and the Environment

How to Win at Tackling Climate Change

How to Win at Tackling Climate Change

Talking about climate change has got to be one of the most depressive things you could possibly do. It’s almost as depressing…

Top Climate Change Getaways Part 2

Last week, I came to you with 5 of my…

Top Climate Change Getaways Part 1!

Is Climate Change getting you down? Does the end of…

Food and Drink

Chilli- Tastes Great, Lose Weight

Chilli- Tastes Great, Lose Weight

Here’s a bit of quick science for you When you think about it, it doesn’t make sense that so many people like…

Why you shouldn’t laugh at vegetarians

Here’s a bit of quick science for you Are you…

Cheese- a love affair through time

Cheese has been the basis of many culinary love affairs…

Cooking with Mushrooms (with a Fun Guy)

When cooking with mushrooms, it’s a bit like cooking with…

Movies and Music

Why chicks dig rockstars- a guide to love for the adequate male

Why chicks dig rockstars- a guide to love for the adequate male

If television has taught me anything, its that musicians are creative and scientists are nerds. That rock stars ooze sexual intensity and…

Will I ever evolve powers like the X-Men?

The new X:Men movie (X-Men: First Class) comes out today…

People

Misogyny in Politics: What Tony Abbott needs to learn

Misogyny in Politics: What Tony Abbott needs to learn

The ultimate battle of the sexes in Australia hit fever pitch last week when Prime Minister Julia Gillard gave Opposition Leader Tony…

I am Science, but I am not Geek

Most of the time when I post things on here,…

Where did all the Emos go?

Here’s a quick bit of science for you. It was…

You and your skin: the price of beauty

This was originally published in RiAus. Good skin can make…

Sex and Attraction

Why are male models so unhappy?

Why are male models so unhappy?

Here’s a quick bit of science for you. Dear Women, Have you ever looked at a magazine, billboard or television advertisement and…

Semen-Gate: A New Controversy

First there was the Watergate Scandal. Then there was ClimateGate.…

Technology

Nuclear Fusion = A Nuclear Future?

Nuclear Fusion = A Nuclear Future?

Image text: Energy on Earth can come from many different sources, but at the moment it mainly come from fossil fuels. But…

The Real Life of Pi

The day has arrived. That one day on your calendar…

Gadgets from the Future! (ie Japan)

Japan is like the country of the future. A place…