Tag Archives: video

Dr. Neil deGrasse Tyson’s Address to Senate

10 Mar

You can also read the speech at the Hayden Planetarium website.

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Lego Space Station

10 Mar

I actually meant to post this last week, but got distracted, and am currently playing catch-up with all the articles and science/awesome-related content I’ve been meaning to post.


Japanese astronaut Satoshi Furukawa built a Lego model of the International Space Station while aboard the International Space Station. CollectSPACE.com reports that the model was “part of an educational collaboration between the Danish toy company and NASA.” You can watch a brief time lapse video of the model coming together and read more about it over on CollectSPACE.com.



I love this story for so many reasons. I love Legos. I love space. I love the concept of Legos in space, so you never have to accidentally step on a Lego again. I love goddamn super awesome astronauts. Mr. Furukawa, please have my babies.

Mirror, Mirror

5 Mar

Time for a daily dose of cute!


Cat handlers at the Tampa Big Cat Rescue created this cute video showing how different cats react to seeing their reflection in the mirror, because honestly, isn’t that what you would do if you worked at a big cat rescue? Some of the reactions are pretty priceless. It goes on to prove my hypothesis that white tigers are total divas, and male lions adorably insecure.
I’ve tried doing my own version of this in the lab, by showing petri dishes of bacteria their reflection in the mirror. They just sat there staring back at me, probably in awe of their own awesomeness. (I’m assuming. It’s hard to know what bacteria are thinking about).

If you can’t get enough of mind-blowing cuteness that is cats in mirrors, I highly recommend watching this video. It would reduce even the most cynical person into a fit of bubbly giggles.


Be sure to visit the Tampa Big Cat Rescue website to learn more about their dedicated work, latest rescues, educational opportunities, and the current bill in congress aimed at protecting big cats.

Children Create Evolution Video

1 Mar

I couldn’t stop squeeeing at all the hearts! ❤ ❤ ❤

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The Beauty of Mitosis

1 Mar

It never fails to blow my mind.