Tyler Preece

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What is school science for? Who is it for?

What is school science for? It’s one of those philosophical sounding questions which can seem unhelpfully abstract. But it is worth asking because choices we make about school science reflect ideas about what we value in science, its relationship to non-scientists and what sort of future we want to …

Music gives people a voice when words fail them at the end of their lives

All that was dear to me, down below the sea<br>I cannot hold this piece of driftwood<br>When life abandons me<i><br>Liz, a patient at the Sobell House hospice, 2013</i><p>In palliative care, when clients and their therapists get to know one another they do so with a shared knowledge, whether voiced or not, that while …

A Man Successfully Pretends to be Macklemore

Halloween is three days away, but one man got things early with quite an impersonation. A man named Andrew Hales recently headed out on a journey, …

WIRED Space Photo of the Day 2013 | WIRED

Jan. 19, 2014: Solar X-Flare<p>The largest sunspot group of the solar cycle unleashed a large (X1.2 class) flare just when it was facing right towards …

Extremely Rare Gold-Plated Leica Luxus II Could Fetch $1.6 Million At Auction

This almost one-of-a-kind Leica camera — which was discovered as part of an <i>Antiques Roadshow</i> episode years ago — could sell for more than $1.6 …

How developers are trying to solve motion sickness in video games

In an industry banking on the draw of realistic visuals and dizzingly-paced action sequences, motion sickness is not uncommon. How serious of an issue it is varies from game to game and player to player, but some developers are doing everything in their power to make sure it's not a problem on …

TFTW: Top Ten Terrifying Video Game Locales

PlayStation 4's digital game-sharing policies explained

The PlayStation 4's disc-based game-sharing policies are about as clear-cut as they come — something Sony boastingly revealed during its E3 2013 press conference — but the console's policy on digital games hasn't been especially clear until now.<p>In a FAQ posted to its official website, Sony …

'GTA Online' Delays Stimulus, Announces First Content Pack

Players who were hoping to find a boatload of cash in their GTA Online bank accounts are going to have to wait a little longer for the funds transfer it seems. Rockstar just came out with a series of announcements regarding Grand Theft Auto Online, and a stimulus package delay is one of them.<p>The …

Cells to Civilizations by Enrico Coen | book review

Is there a grand unifying theory that encompasses all life? For example, do genes share anything in common with modern human civilisations? Yes they do, if you believe British plant biologist Enrico Coen's argument that the diverse processes share something fundamental.<p>In his most recent book, …

What's Going On With the Sun This Week?

Solar flares, canyons of fire... it seems like it's trying to get our attention.<p>Our sun has really got a flair for flares lately. The third solar flare in two days peaked at 11:03 a.m. Eastern time Friday, and it was ranked as an X2.1. Solar flares come in classifications according to their x-ray …