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Science Just Discovered a Brand New Shape: meet the hemihelix http://motherboard.vice.com/read/science-just-discovered-a-brand-new-shape 
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new shape awesome
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Hey look, there's now video with my Uprising Radio chat. Conversation with Jennifer Ouellette on the Science of Self http://shar.es/T8OUt 
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"There are ways to disagree with Justice Sotomayor without appealing to the boring sexist tropes so appealing to her critics. And there are ways to be a white guy with opinions on how to best confront institutional racism. But calling the first Latina Justice on the Supreme Court "emotional" when you disagree with her is not it." http://jezebel.com/conservatives-call-justice-sotomayor-illiterate-and-emo-1566733381
Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor disagreed so strongly with the Court's affirmative action-blasting decision yesterday that she broke from standard procedure and read a large portion of her dissent (which I'm legally required to refer to as "scathing") from the bench. Conservatives responded to her response by calling the first Latina Supreme Court Justice "legally illiterate" and "emotional."
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Why? It's what happened. 
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Jimi Hendrix Unplugged: Two Rare Recordings of Hendrix Playing Acoustic Guitar http://cultr.me/1rmxpjm
As a young guitar player, perhaps no one inspired me as much as Jimi Hendrix, though I never dreamed I’d attain even a fraction of his skill.
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That acoustic version of "Heart my train coming" was on the Hendrix Blues album released in the 90's. Still one of my all time favorite Hendrix recordings. So effortless and soulful! 
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The Globe Playground', A Wonderfully Animated Series of Bite-Sized Scenes From Four Shakespeare Plays http://laughingsquid.com/the-globe-playground-a-wonderfully-animated-series-of-bite-sized-scenes-from-four-shakespeare-plays/
UK-based animation house Persistent Peril has partnered with the infamous Globe Theatre to create a fun way for kids to learn about the literary works of William Shakespeare with The Globe Playgrou...
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Physics Predicts U.S. Voting Patterns. Properties of magnetized iron show strong resemblance to party affiliation. http://news.sciencemag.org/physics/2014/04/scienceshot-physics-predicts-u.s.-voting-patterns 
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+victor steinbok Thanks for behaving like a typical arrogant communist! :-) 
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Striking Cosmic Gold: How was Earth's most well-known precious metal made (cosmically speaking)?  https://medium.com/starts-with-a-bang/1dff9b27d587
How was Earth’s most well-known precious metal made?
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HHHMMMM
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"Be courageous, be curious, and fly as close to the Sun as you can get. You might be surprised how high you fly."
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Microscope Images Come to Life in These Winning Videos | Science | WIRED http://www.wired.com/2014/04/nikon-small-world-video/
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Agreed. "She's just got this pure, unfiltered energy that totally draws you in." http://io9.com/more-people-need-to-know-about-carolyn-porco-1565667379
We didn't think it was possible to love Carolyn Porco – team lead of NASA's Cassini Mission – any more than we already did. We were wrong.
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At some TAM a number of years ago, she did a presentation on the Cassini Mission that was simply awesome.
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I'm a science writer, author of several popular science books for general readers. I also have my own blog at Scientific American, Cocktail Party Physics. Most recent books: "Me, Myself and Why: Searching for the Science of Self," coming out January 28, 2014, and "The Calculus Diaries: How Math Can Help You Lose Weight, Win in Vegas, and Survive a Zombie Apocalypse" (2010).
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Married to +Sean Carroll (affectionately known as the Time Lord). Black belt in jujitsu (although I no longer practice). Ran a program for two years matching scientists with writers, producers and directors in Hollywood, for the National Academy of Sciences. Dedicated to stamping out the notion of "two cultures": science is as much a part of creative human endeavor as the arts. I make a mean pad thai. Also orange/cranberry scones. Quite possibly first and only person to utter the phrase "negative index of refraction" on late-night TV (Craig Ferguson).
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