Monthly Archives: March 2012

Doin’ the cockroach

A neuroscientist controls the muscle movements of a cockroach via beatboxing. Keep an eye out on TED’s new education-focused channel, Ted-Ed. Not sure if there old school Modest Mouse fans out there, but I will have a mashup of “Doin’ the … Continue reading

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My robot is better than your robot.

The “Science is Rock and Roll” thing has been around for a while, but I figured it deserved a shoutout here. That video sums up the basics of the program. Will.i.am. brought a ton of starpower (Obama, Bieber, etc.) to … Continue reading

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Two Loaf Boyz (In a Cadillac): OutKast & Bread Metaphors

Have you ever noticed the number of references that OutKast makes to bread making? Dough. Bread. Cheese. Money  – how it’s made and how it’s spent. The wordplay makes you chuckle, and sometimes gives you that “I love hip hop … Continue reading

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Media Will Never Influence Learning

I’ve been getting my academia on lately. If I don’t test the efficacy of science rap music videos in schools – who will? So in an attempt to catapult my research to the highest levels of social science rigor, I’ve been talking … Continue reading

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