DENSE Koi Population

  Here are some fun facts on this famous common carp:  Koi Fish Facts     The theme of the Dailypost weekly challenge is  Dense,  in which one of photography’s core elements, texture or feel in appearance, is revisited. It’s an amazing world of science…let’s go exploring!

Are you afraid of being “Smart”?

In today’s world, even with all this competition,  some kids, especially girls,  still seem afraid to show their smarts!  Science needs you to use your intelligence to make great discoveries so we can all make this world a bigger, better, brighter place. Amy Poehler’s Smart Girls is a great website I found on valuing being…

Snowmageddon: 1993 and Now

Weather went wacko the winter of 1993. The jet stream was kinda messed up that winter, and it swept in cold winds from the north, setting up the stage for a virtual catastrophe. The clouds became cold, thick jumbles, and water condensed and froze onto little dust particles floating up in the atmosphere, compiling on…

The Learning Curve

This blog, like nature, is constantly evolving. We’ve used about 10 different templates, I’ve changed my writing style double that number of times, and we’ve had an ever-changing status on comments- we’ve turned it on and off periodically until shutting them off entirely. Your positive contributions, suggestions, or greetings are welcome. If you have any…

On How Music Affects Your Brain (and Why Canadians are Awesome)

Music is my #1 motivation for pretty much anything- especially homework.  Do work for biology?  Maybe the Beatles will take some of the weight off of it.  History paper?  The Hamilton soundtrack on low volume can serve the same function as caffeine.  Got a truckload of algebra equations?  A bit of Beethoven can make things…

Science is Inspiring!

Science is Inspiring!  Sorry we’ve been gone so long, but with the current scientific climate, our adventures ( and yours) through the world of science have become even more critical.  That is why were back!!   We plan to explore such topics as the return of the Galapagos tortoises, the effect of music on our…