Amazon Deal of the Day: 79% Off 12 Issues of National Geographic – $15 + Free Shipping

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For today’s edition of Deal of the Day, Amazon has a 1-year subscription to the National Geographic Magazine for just $15 + free shipping! That’s 79% off the magazine’s usual retail price of $71.88. NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC, the flagship magazine of the National Geographic Society, chronicles exploration and adventure, as well as changes that impact life […]

Humanise Your Data [Video]

12.03.27 - Humanise Your Data

This video is a bit long but his Jer Thorp, a creative computer geek, keeps you pretty entertained the whole time and he has some really funky graphs making data quite aesthetic. I think it’s worth watching to the end to hear him make his point about how we need to put data in a […]

100T Non-Destructive Magnetic Field Achieved

12.03.26 - 100T Magnetic Field Reached

Human achievement point! Scientists at the Los Alamos National Laboratory campus of the National High Magnetic Field Laboratory have successfully produced the world’s first 100 Tesla non-destructive magnetic field. The achievement was decades in the making, involving a diverse team of scientists and engineers. The 100 Tesla mark was reached at approximately 3:30 p.m. on March 22, […]

Elephant Fossil Co-op?

12.03.26 - Elephant Fossil Coop

At Lake Nojiri in Shinano, Nagano Prefecture in Japan there was found over 50 years ago, the fossils of Naumann elephants. They have employed what is now called the “Lake Nojiri Method” to excavate the 83,000 fossils and other items they have found since: anyone can participate. Families with five-year-old children, troops of secondary school students, the […]