Little Kitten – September Teaser – The Incomplete Map of the Cosmic Genome

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Another Reason Why I Want To See Gravity NOW

The brilliant initial trailer for it had me hooked. And now?Alfonso Cuaron Defends Having Female Lead in Gravity - Melissa Silverstein and Kerensa Cadenas in Women and Hollywood:Science fiction, like the superhero genre is all about the guys to Hollywood though we know that is completely not the case. It's a genre that is ripe with potential for great female roles which Cuaron recognized. On occasion we get kick-ass, complex women like Alien's Ellen Ripley, Battlestar Galactica's Kara … [Read more...]

Sorry To Break It To You, “The Fifth Estate”, But Australians Don’t Sound Like That

But I might see your film anyway.Perhaps.Benedict Cumberbatch being Julian Assange:(Besides, anything that's going to feature Stanley Tucci doing the sexy-thang with the glasses is going to make me guffaw at inappropriate moments during the more serious content.) … [Read more...]

ScienceRewired Big Science Communication Summit Videos Now Out!

So - it's been a while since I've blogged! Thankfully, teaching is now over for the term and with a little holiday in the near future to focus on upcoming studies and recording, all should be back on track. The 365 Days of Philosophy blog has, as always, been keeping up with every day.Up next is an update about all the podcasts, including ones that appear to have been listed, but not actually downloadable via iTunes. Which is frustrating, but able to be amended.Until then - check out the … [Read more...]

#Profs And Pints – Tricky Techs And Genetic Threats

It was a long day, with exam invigilation, classwork and then realising about an hour before it was about to start - that Profs and Pints was starting again this year!Here's a Storify of some of the Tweets, and yes - we'll all have to catch up again soon! The next session is on: Tuesday 25 June FUNCTIONAL STUPIDITY What are the consequences when we don’t listen to science? Guest speaker: Nobel Laureate Professor Barry Marshall, Professor Igor Bray.[View the story "#ProfsAndPints - … [Read more...]

#BigSci13 Storify Of #OnSci – Challenges, Impediments And Issues Facing Science Communicators, Educators, Policymakers And Innovators In Australia

Check out all the blogging over on the official ScienceRewired site at http://sciencerewired.org/summit/category/blog - and if any of the discussion points fire you up, contribute some of your OWN ideas at: http://sciencerewired.org/summit/participate.*****[View the story "#bigsci13 - The Challenges - #onsci" on Storify] … [Read more...]

Easter Eggs, Facebook Policies And Articles With A Penguin And A Playlist (Oh My!)

Todays egg

So, I'm surrounded by fragments of Easter eggs and toy Angry Birds, listening to the neighbours laughing about how their kids are STILL sulking about Easter from two years ago and how someone got an egg someone else wanted and how they couldn't handle it and how they refused to clean up any of the foil paper litter until they got their way... then when the other kid just gave up and bloody well GAVE them the egg... then they STILL threw a tantrum... Oh, why hadn't they got an Easter egg from … [Read more...]

Australians! Support Seeking West Australian Sharks And Community Radio Nation-Wide

Two projects that the locals and the nationals can help out with! Let's find out the facts about sharks: Do you use the ocean in Western Australia?If so, we would really appreciate your help with our research. Please click here to fill out our survey. It should take about 15 minutes to complete.Over the past couple of years encounters between people and sharks have received a huge amount of public attention. This is particularly true in Western Australia, where five reported fatal encounters … [Read more...]

Little Kitten – Welcome To The Anthropocene

Welcome to the Anthropocene from WelcomeAnthropocene on Vimeo.Thanks to Eugenie Scott for this find! … [Read more...]

Little Kitten – Downloaded

DOWNLOADED from Trouper on Vimeo.Downloaded - a feature length documentary about the rise and fall of peer-to-peer file sharing (usually music) service Napster and “the birth of the digital revolution.” … [Read more...]

Twitter Discussion About #OpLastResort (A Little More Information)

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