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Concept wearable pod offers isolation in a Nutshell If you spend your workday in a busy office, you'll know how difficult it can be to switch off and take a proper break. With this in mind, designer Eden Lew has conceived a wearable isolation pod called the Nutshell that aims to improve the quality of break times. View all The idea for the Nutshell, which is similar in principle to the Ostrich Pillow, came about during a design class Lew was taking which tasked students to "redesign the next thing they threw out." In her case, this happened to be a sandwich wrapper, and inspired by the fact that busy people often don't take due time to eat a proper lunch, the designer went on to conceive a pod which blocks out the workspace in a bid to make break times more relaxing.

Science for celebrities In January 2007, exasperated by the tide of influential and misleading claims made by celebrities in the public sphere, we worked with scientists to produce Making Sense of Science for Celebrities. Each year since, Sense About Science has reviewed the odd science claims people in the public eye have made - about diets, cancer, magnets, radiation and more - sent in to us by scientists and members of the public. Many of these claims promote theories, therapies and campaigns that make no scientific sense. We ask scientists to respond, to help the celebrities realise where they are going wrong and to help the public to make sense of celebrity claims. Imbolc, by Carl F. Neal Imbolc: Rituals, Recipes & Lore for Brigid’s Day, by Carl F. Neal Llewellyn Worldwide, 978-0-7387-4541-1, 204 pp. (incl. correspondences, further reading, bibliography, endnotes, and index), 2015 Another title in Llewellyn’s Sabbat Essentials series, Imbolc: Rituals, Recipes & Lore for Brigid’s Day, by Carl F.

Rock-Paper-Scissors-Lizard-Spock Rock-Paper-Scissors-Lizard-Spock was created by Internet pioneer Sam Kass as an improvement on the classic game Rock-Paper-Scissors. How it works: Scissors cuts paper, paper covers rock, rock crushes lizard, lizard poisons Spock, Spock smashes scissors, scissors decapitates lizard, lizard eats paper, paper disproves Spock, Spock vaporizes rock, and as it always has, rock crushes scissors. Reference : The Big Bang Theory Season 5, Episode 17 Like this: Like Loading...

Foundational Questions Institute The Foundational Questions Institute (FQXi) To catalyze, support, and disseminate research on questions at the foundations of physics and cosmology, particularly new frontiers and innovative ideas integral to a deep understanding of reality but unlikely to be supported by conventional funding sources. FQXi has five goals: Neurobehavioural effects of developmental toxicity - The Lancet Neurology Prospective epidemiological birth cohort studies make it possible to measure maternal or fetal exposures in real time during pregnancy as these exposures actually occur, thus generating unbiased information about the degree and timing of prenatal exposures. Children in these prospective studies are followed longitudinally and assessed with age-appropriate tests to show delayed or deranged neurobehavioural development. These powerful epidemiological methods have enabled the discovery of additional developmental neurotoxicants.

SF Citations for OED This site is maintained by Jesse Sheidlower, Editor at Large of the Oxford English Dictionary. The content side of things is handled by Jeff Prucher and Malcolm Farmer. The project grew out of regular work that was being done for the OED's reading programs. Start Page - The Faculty of Science, University of Gothenburg, Sweden The Faculty of Science The Faculty of Science includes all the major subject areas in the fields of mathematics and natural sciences. With 6 500 students and 730 employees it is the second largest Faculty at the University of Gothenburg. Sulfur Haunts the Ghost Wreck Purpose Behind Restoring And Operating From The 12D Original Human Divine Blueprint by Debora Johnson bodyinbalance.homestead.com Through the process of clearing, activating and upgrading the entire auric field, the Divine Human Blueprint is restored. The Divine Human Blueprint sustains our own personal holographic matrix. All bodies and levels of consciousness are held within this template.

Dad challenging DVLA over right to wear 'religious headgear' in driving licence photo - a colander A madcap dad is challenging the DVLA who have told him to remove his "religious headgear" from his driving licence photo - because it's a colander. Eccentric Ian Harris, 51, is a member of the Church of the Flying Spaghetti Monster whose followers are known as Pastafarians and revere the pasta strainer as a religious garment. Ian, of Brighton, East Sussex, is fighting for his "right" to wear the metal bowl in his licence photo, which he says is equivalent to Muslim women being pictured in hijabs. How to boost your wifi connection with a simple kitchen colander

Top Sites That Make Science Awesome posted by Elizabeth Harper on April 24, 2013 in Internet & Networking, Computers and Software, Family and Parenting, Kids, Guides & Reviews, Fab Websites :: 0 comments Though you may remember science class as dull, much has changed. The Internet has done the impossible and made science a lot more accessible, bringing scientists and science enthusiasts together to share and discuss the most interesting discoveries of the day. Online, you can find fascinating science news and explanations on YouTube, Facebook, Twitter and more if you know where to look—and it's all a lot more interesting than any high school science textbook. Here's the best of what's out there. Exploring space from you desktop

The #1 Weird Way To Remineralize Teeth And Heal Cavities How eggshells can naturally heal cavities by Robert Harrington,NaturalSociety Modern society is the first to routinely fill teeth cavities with toxic materials as soon as they occur. But we may not need to turn to these modern practices if we simply take natural precautions. In fact, we may actually be able to remineralize teeth and heal cavities naturally with some natural solutions.

The Collector Gene The Family: Jim, Father I don’t know why I became a collector. Is it in my genes? Perhaps. Is it the environment I grew up in? Deep Solar Minimum + Play Audio | + Download Audio | + Join mailing list April 1, 2009: The sunspot cycle is behaving a little like the stock market. Just when you think it has hit bottom, it goes even lower. 2008 was a bear. There were no sunspots observed on 266 of the year's 366 days (73%). To find a year with more blank suns, you have to go all the way back to 1913, which had 311 spotless days: plot.

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