Archive for the ‘science’ Category

SciFi is so longer scifi, it’s only sci.

Sunday, November 22nd, 2009

If you ever wanted to know what creativity is, you should see this guy. You think you are using computers? Oh, you are so wrong. We mortal people are nothing compared to what’s going on this fellows mind. He makes other TED attendants look like children in comparison.

Another wake up call from Hans Rosling

Tuesday, May 12th, 2009

When the panic gets going, you should look at for better understanding. In a world where we watch news 24/7 and are constantly updated by twitter or facebook. hence hearing the same news 15 times a day, we should stop and wonder what is actually happening.

In the case of swine flu, everybody knows it’s a hype.  Hans Rosling gives you the data the back it. See the video here or at youtube. For more from gapminder go to or even subscribe at youtube to the channel, gapcast

Bacteria and Chemistry language

Friday, April 10th, 2009

This talk is very interessting to me from my point of view. As a chemistry teacher, my experience is that chemists and microbioligogists don’t talk that well together. That was before I saw this talk. I stand corrected.

More from Rosling on poverty and magic

Tuesday, April 7th, 2009

This is the second talk (reposted here) from Hans Rosling on As the prevoius one, the presentaion is outstanding, the points clear and the final unbelievable.

Hans Rosling on statistics, poverty and databases.

Monday, April 6th, 2009

I saw this video on last year, but forgot the name of the presenter. A friend of mine sent me the link in Facebook, and I believe every student and teacher should see lectures like this.  So here I share it with you.

First Norwegian PhD in occupational therapy

Saturday, November 22nd, 2008

Cathrine Arntzen is the first Norwegian with a PhD in Occupational Therapy. These couple of pictures are from presentation of her thesis at Tromsø¸ University.

The theme of the thesis is: apraxi and the title is: ” I can’t get my hand to do what I want them to do.”

On completely another matter: her father is the famous Norwegian writer and comedian Arthur Arntzen. This has nothing to do with the subject here, but it was fun to see Mr Arntzen outside the spotlight for a change.

16% av naturfaglærere i USA tror på kreasjonisme

Tuesday, May 20th, 2008

Det forteller New Scientist i en artikkel om.

Ikke bare det, men i tillegg tror de at menneske er skapt av Gud i de siste 10 000 årene.

Og vi lurere på hvorfor dagens ungdom ikke har nok kunnskaper i matematikk og naturfag!