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Celebrating NASA’s Curiosity

I didn’t last until 1:30 EDT this morning, but this is still worth sharing An awesome accomplishment. Shows what is possible if you put in the work in math, science, and engineering classes.

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Adam Savage on the path from simple ideas to discovery

Here’s a relatively short talk by Adam Savage of Mythbusters at TED-Ed on how curiosity and simple ideas lead to discovery. Savage is an excellent storyteller and these are stories worth hearing. I’m particularly taken with his observation that it can sometimes take years before you understand why your brain holds on to a particular idea. […]

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Curiosity and knowing

It’s no secret that I’m a fan of curiosity. Wanting to know how things work or what’s around the next corner is fundamental to being human. I’ve come across two video clips that illustrate the power of this far better than I can. The first is a clip by the late Nobel prize winning physicist […]

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Grounded advice on making better use of your brain

Brain Rules: 12 Principles for Surviving and Thriving at Work, Home, and School, Medina, John John Medina is a molecular biologist bent on sharing how what we know about the brain can help us be more effective in the world at large. His central argument is that there are simple, but very important, lessons to […]

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