I got to see an Ocean Sunfish (Mola mola) up close and personal at the Monterey Bay Aquarium recently and I fell in love. These things are the superlative of superlatives. They... continue reading
posted by Aard Vark (oritteropo) 7 months 2 weeks ago • 1,832 views • 3:58
“I went to the woods because I wished to live deliberately, to front only the essential facts of life, and see if I could not learn what it had to teach, and not, when I came to die, discover that I... continue reading
posted by Joe Motion (lurgee) 8 months 1 week ago • 161 views • 20:41
Technical details about what we're doing:
We're working on a time-series problem called a Sequence Classification. Recurrent Neural Networks called Long Short-Term Memory (LSTM)... continue reading
posted by Aard Vark (oritteropo) 12 months ago • 561 views • 10:41
In Göttingen, Germany, there's a four-tonne steel ball that can be raised up a 14-metre tower -- and then dropped in less than two seconds, crashing back to earth. It makes tiny,... continue reading
posted by Aard Vark (oritteropo) 2 years ago • 723 views • 3:34
"...a really big drain called a spillway. And once you see it full of spiraling water, it is hard to take your eyes off it.
For the first time in a decade, January and February have brought... continue reading
posted by chicchorea2 years 11 months 4 weeks ago • 1,684 views • 1:31
"Urushiol oil in poison sumac, poison oak, and poison ivy may produce a severe skin rash. Timely urushiol removal can prevent poison ivy skin reaction. The key is to understand how poison ivy works...
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posted by ant3 years 6 months 4 weeks ago • 1,232 views • 5:14
Taking that internship in a remote mountain lab might not have been the best idea. Pulling that lever with the skull symbol just to see what it did probably wasn’t so smart either. But now is not the... continue reading
posted by Mordhaus3 years 10 months 1 week ago • 2,067 views • 3:50
Ever call someone OCD because they like to have a clean apartment? Ever tell someone you have a phobia of spiders when, in fact, they just creep you out a little? In this episode of Crash Course psychology,... continue reading
posted by cricket5 years 5 months 2 weeks ago • 659 views • 11:32
Neatorama: DIY fanatics like myself consider Adam Savage (of Mythbusters fame) to be one of the gods of DIY.
The man can build really cool stuff out of a pile of random stuff, and his diverse skillset,... continue reading
posted by Zawash5 years 8 months 3 weeks ago • 251 views • 43:41
Can you figure out the rule?
Did you see the exponents pattern? http://youtu.be/AVB8vRC6HIY
Why do you make people look stupid? http://bit.ly/12Fmlpl
How do you investigate hypotheses? Do you seek... continue reading
posted by eric35795 years 11 months 4 weeks ago • 1,421 views • 4:44
"To be a great artist, one must be ready to fail," is just some of the advice offered up by performance artist, Marina Abramović in this recent interview.
This idea of failure echoes Samuel Beckett... continue reading
posted by Trancecoach6 years 3 months 3 weeks ago • 453 views • 8:46