I know, its Friday. You’re probably staring at the the clock, or worse, stalking people on Facebook. Today, instead of passing on a viral video or irreverent internet meme, I’m going to encourage you to procrastinate FOR SCIENCE! Sci Starter is a directory of citizen science projects around the world – scientists are looking for . . . → Read More: TGIF: Procrastinate, watch deep-sea videos, help science!
Did you know that the Dalai Lama works closely with scientists, and calls for the withdrawal of any Buddhist beliefs that contradict scientific evidence? Neither did I! For your Friday viewing pleasure, a great video of the Dalai Lama’s recent lecture at UC San Diego, where he discusses the need for humanitarian values and universal . . . → Read More: TGIF: The Dalai Lama on Climate Change
For your Friday viewing pleasure, I bring you the “Story of Sushi” – this video is kind of like Thomas the Tank Engine (the PBS show with the miniature people) meets the ASPCA commercial with the Sarah McLaughlin song. Must watch – the set design is incredible! The Story of Sushi from Bamboo Sushi on . . . → Read More: TGIF: The Story of Sushi
We agree! Love this video and artwork from a nudi fan!
This is some of the awesomest footage I’ve seen in a while. Wait for the backflip near the end of the clip! This is in the Sea of Cortez and narrated by David Tennant. This clip is from the BBC YouTube channel. A new program that looks spectacular called EarthFlight, which start December 29th on . . . → Read More: A Pelican’s Eye View of Leaping Devil Rays
A great film about a whale fall by Sharon Shattuck. Whale Fall (after life of a whale) from Sharon Shattuck on Vimeo.
And then some in this very informative 18 minute video by PacificCoast101 on YouTube. I
YES, THIS JUST HAPPENED!!!! I’m totally going to be singing these lyrics now whenever I hear the ‘Pirates’ soundtrack… “He’s the pauper of the surf, the Jester of Tortuga…”
And Boing Boing’s science editor Maggie Koerth-Baker tells us why in a videocast!
Blame Jarrett Byrnes. UBC.ZOOLOGY.GAGA.WHALE from Matt Siegle on Vimeo.