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THE GRETA THUNBERG PROBLEM, so many men freaking out about the tiny Swedish climate demon | First Dog on the Moon | Opinion | The Guardian

For my view I think her got0 statement, “Follow the scientists” dodges many of the criticisms. And she is absolutely correct in her summary of the urgency of change. Is she the brainwasher or brainwashee? Source: THE GRETA THUNBERG PROBLEM, … Continue reading

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Mapping the human body through paper art – in pictures | Art and design | The Guardian

This is glorious. Have a wonderful week. “Science made this possible” Berlin-based paper artist Katrin Rodegast crafts limbs, bones and organs out of Zurich city maps Source: Mapping the human body through paper art – in pictures | Art and … Continue reading

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Sciblogs | The tragedy of climate change

On Science Blogs New Zealand there has been some debate on the Tragedy of the Commons, in the context of Climate Change. Stephen has been particularly cynical about acting to move forward. Here is my comment in reply to his … Continue reading

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Yes, women like porn too – we’re all just trained to believe they don’t | Arwa Mahdawi | World news | The Guardian

I doubt I will see this study outlined in the New Zealand media. I don’t know why. New Zealanders are as interested in sex as the UK and rest of the world. Do agree that women’s sexuality has been suppressed; … Continue reading

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The problem with sex – Science Weekly podcast | Science | The Guardian

I found this fascinating and a little troubling: troubling because New Zealanders will have similar problems but our media don’t discuss sexuality and our health system, and as far as I know, doesn’t have these specialist services. Still, worth listening … Continue reading

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Fire festival and May Day dip in Scotland – in pictures | UK news | The Guardian

In traditional societies with their close links with the natural world the coming of summer was welcome. In Celtic Europe the festival of Beltane was one of four season marking events. This photo essay covers celebrations at the Beltane fire … Continue reading

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Misbehaving: being clever and wicked is a form of creativity | Aeon Ideas

I like this. Would you steal a bunch of flowers from a graveside? The dark side of creativity means that you can be both clever and wicked What an fascinating subject. Creativity has a dark side. We already knew that. … Continue reading

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Student climate change protests: best of the banners – in pictures | Media | The Guardian

This is what hope looks like. Kia Toa, Kia Ngakaunui The best banners and placards from Friday’s student climate change protests across the world Source: Student climate change protests: best of the banners – in pictures | Media | The … Continue reading

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Singing for science: How the arts can help students who struggle most — ScienceDaily

When I was a High-School teacher, I had a lesson where I taught the physical state of gasses, liquids, and solids; we began the class with an exercise where the students stood in a tight rigid organized group (solid), then … Continue reading

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(1) Climate strike: Students walk out of classes as part of global protest – live | Environment | The Guardian

I am hopeful that finally we will begin change. It’s been years now, telling students we know what we need to do, the barrier is having the political will. These protests give me hope that that time is finally today. … Continue reading

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