Through the lens of history

There are a lot of crazy things going on in the world. But, I don’t think we should be fooled into thinking the current crazy is somehow different to the crazy of the past. History teaches us that the current crazy is not new. Continue reading

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Walnuts – a symbol of stupidity

When you open a walnut the shape of this humble nut you find a nut with a shape that is so similar to that of the human brain that for many years our ancestors thought that be eating them you could become more intelligent. But, then Continue reading

Climate Change Science Should Matter to YOU!

Right so unless you are from mars you have probably heard about climate change. And as the argument currently stands you either agree with it or deny it.  Continue reading

Crowdsourcing; the pros and cons

The concept of crowdsourcing is something of a double edge sword. On the one hand it allows anyone to make a contribution to a particular project, or problem, whether as a hobbyist or in a professional capacity. It can allow for the discovery of new knowledge, even including medicines, new techniques, new discoveries etcetera etcetera. Continue reading