Posts filed under “Weekend”

How to Get People to Care About Climate Change

Remember climate change? For the first time since 1984, the issue didn’t even come up in a presidential debate. But bringing climate change back into our national conversation is as much a communications challenge as it is a scientific one. Scientist Anthony Leiserowitz, director of the Yale Project on Climate Change Communication, joins Bill to describe his efforts to do what even Hurricane Sandy couldn’t — galvanize communities over what’s arguably the greatest single threat facing humanity. Leiserowitz, who specializes in the psychology of risk perception, knows better than anyone if people are willing to change their behavior to make a difference

Anthony Leiserowitz on Making People Care About Climate Change from on Vimeo.

via Yale360

Category: Psychology, Science, Video, Weekend

Most Eateries per Capita

Click for the full list. Source: Bloomberg

Category: Weekend

1965 Ferrari 500 Superfast

One of only 35 examples ever made. Source: Classic Driver

Category: Weekend

The Future as Foretold by the Past

Click for a ginormous graphic. Source: Brain Pickings h/t Know More

Category: Data Analysis, Digital Media, Film, Weekend

John Pizzarelli – Let em In (Live)

When we spoke with John Pizzarelli for MiB, he told the story of Paul McCartney contacting him to suggest an album of the former Beatle’s lesser known songs, the jazz guitarist immediately said yes. Here is the first effort from John Pizzarelli’s new upcoming album, Midnight McCartney (also available in digital download format):        

Category: Friday Night Jazz, Music, Weekend

1954 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL

Source: Classic Driver

Category: Weekend

Neil deGrasse Tyson: A Brief History of Everything



Category: Science, Video, Weekend

New Rules

1. You’re a musician, not a recording artist. It’s 2015 and not only have recording revenues declined, the whole world of music has gone topsy-turvy. Yes, there are a few superstars who base their careers on successful recordings, but everybody else is now a player, destined to a life on stage. This ain’t gonna change,…Read More

Category: Music, Rules, Think Tank, Weekend

What’s the Fastest Spaceship in History?

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Category: Digital Media, Film, Science, Weekend

Herbig-Haro 110

  Herbig-Haro 110 is a geyser of hot gas from a newborn star that splashes up against and ricochets off the dense core of a cloud of molecular hydrogen. Although the plumes of gas look like whiffs of smoke, they are actually billions of times less dense and several light-years across. Source: via Buzzfeed

Category: Science, Weekend