Yesterday I was curled up in a chair, ignoring my finicky WiFi and playing Farm Heroes on my phone - which has it's own internet - when I got momentarily dizzy and thought I felt my armchair shake. Turns out I was right. Around 11am, we did in fact experience an earthquake. A 5.7 to … Continue reading Shaken, Not Stirred
This is amazing. An artist developed a tree that grows 40 different fruits. The article talks about how he manages to do all this with a technique called chip grafting. And that's not all. He plans to do it to many trees. He's using resources that farmers think people don't want to build something beautiful … Continue reading The Tree Of 40 Fruits
This is a fantastic article that interviews a teen inventor about her ideas and why she thinks it's important to start teaching kids 'Inventing 101' classes. My favourite quote comes at the end. "Inventors are basically anybody and everybody who’s ever tried to solve a problem." So true! And we could use a lot more … Continue reading Science News: Odds And Ends
Because that movie rocks. It literally rocks. When did you last see a movie that uses horror to highlight social injustice in an entertaining and thoughtful way? South Korean and Australian cinema, particularly the thrillers and horrors, have become my new favourite source for good movies. When I saw the trailer for Snowpiercer I knew … Continue reading You Haven’t Seen Snowpiercer Yet? Say It Ain’t So!