Roi Baer

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Rebecca Jordan-Young: "Brainstorm: Flaws in the Science of Sex Differences"

Lisa Randall & Marcia Bartusiak: Science and Creativity

Albert Einstein Reads ‘The Common Language of Science’ (1941)

Here's an extraordinary recording of Albert Einstein from the fall of 1941, reading a full-length essay in English:<p>The essay is called "The Common …

I fucking love science

Not breaking news: many scientific studies are ultimately proved wrong!

When a theory is shown to be incorrect or a publication in error, it is all too easy to think that the scientist who came up with this theory is a liar or a dishonest fraudster intent on misleading the public for personal gain. Or as Richard Smith, former editor of the British Medical Journal, puts …

Our complicated relationship with cats

It would seem that I've made an unforgivable error. Last week, I wrote about a new study that suggested a possible function for sleep. The research in question was a mouse study, so it seemed to make sense to stick up a picture of a mouse alongside the article. However, lots of commenters were …

Everything You've Ever Been Told About How You Learn Is A Lie

Three myths your teachers told you about how your brain learns, debunked<p>When I was in middle school and high school, teachers loved to impart various tidbits of wisdom about the way students learn during lectures, always couched in such a way as to indicate these were scientifically accepted facts.</i> …

Amazing Pendulum Wave Effect!

How to make green gooey slime

How to do Cool balloon fizz-inflator science experiment

How to do a colourful milk swirl experiment

How to make an exploding sandwich bag

How to Kitchen science: Bouncy egg science experiment