Tagged: video

Dem pesky birds - Code for life

Grant Jacobs Feb 19, 2010

The Australian outback has flies. You know the eponymous hand-flick of countries with flies? Locals there apparently call it the ’Australian Salute’. Whales seem to have flocks of birds and tail flicks. In this video, I can just imagine the whale cruising along thinking, ’it’s dem pesky birds again!’: … Read More

Light Sunday reading, viewing and thoughts. - Code for life

Grant Jacobs Jan 24, 2010

A potpourri of bits and bobs for some light Sunday entertainment. (I have several more "serious" posts lined up, but they are held up for a variety of reasons.) Some time ago I write about silly or humorous scientific research article titles or content: Craziest research paper titles, awards and authors. I'd completely forgotten about the … Read More

Science talks: 100 of the best - Code for life

Grant Jacobs Dec 14, 2009

Sarah Russel on Best Colleges Online offers a list of 100 Incredible Lectures from the World’s Top Scientists collated from around the WWW. For something a little more elevated that your usual movie or documentary, you might listen to a Nobel laureate or leading researcher in brain function or a sneak peek at what the … Read More

World air traffic flow - Code for life

Grant Jacobs Nov 06, 2009

Air traffic flow around the world for 24 hours: (Video of 24-hour traffic flow on earth.) I don’t know about you, but looking at the USA and Europe at peak times is kind-of scary. This video reminds me of being in the larger international airports watching them fire off ‘plane after … Read More