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Stories by Carin Bondar

Erin Gee Blends Emotions, Science, Music and Robotic Pianos

This week’s video comes from a post by Princess Ojiaku over at Science With Moxie. According to the original post: Erin Gee is a Canadian artist and composer who has created a way to directly feed human emotions into music played by robots that she built and programmed herself.

December 14, 2014 — Carin Bondar

The Greatest Science Music Video Parodies Continue

Tim Blais of A Capella Science has come up with a few great new science music video parodies. First, a chemistry-themed version of Meghan Trainor’s ‘All About That Base’, and second an exam-riddled student’s version of Taylor Swift’s ‘Shake It Off’.

December 14, 2014 — Carin Bondar
The Art and Science of Peppermint

The Art and Science of Peppermint

I love the latest video from the folks at USC Dornsife, all about the art and science of peppermint. In addition to being a fun, fast paced and visually pleasing film, this work gives us a lot of basic information about peppermint from diverse points of view including psychology, history, art, neurobiology — and more.

December 11, 2014 — Carin Bondar
The Art and Science of Peppermint

The Art and Science of Peppermint

I love the latest video from the folks at USC Dornsife, all about the art and science of peppermint. In addition to being a fun, fast paced and visually pleasing film, this work gives us a lot of basic information about peppermint from diverse points of view including psychology, history, art, neurobiology — and more.

December 11, 2014 — Carin Bondar
A Paper Puppet Homage to Microbes

A Paper Puppet Homage to Microbes

The amazing power duo of Flora Lichtman and Sharon Shattuck (Sweet Fern Productions) has come out with a new animated short on the discovery of microbes.

November 25, 2014 — Carin Bondar
A Paper Puppet Homage to Microbes

A Paper Puppet Homage to Microbes

The amazing power duo of Flora Lichtman and Sharon Shattuck (Sweet Fern Productions) has come out with a new animated short on the discovery of microbes.

November 23, 2014 — Carin Bondar

Close, Peaceful Whale Encounters Captured on Video

I came across these incredible videos by John J. King II (AleutianDream on YouTube) and I just had to share them. These snorkelers are in such close and peaceful contact with wild humpbacks and sperm whales in waters near the Dominican Republic, and Dominica respectively.

November 18, 2014 — Carin Bondar

A Stunning and Groundbreaking Human Heart Simulation

At the cutting edge of research in the life sciences, a team of scientists and animators from Japan has created an astonishing new film about the function of the human heart.

November 13, 2014 — Carin Bondar
A Soda Tax = Bad News for Big Industry

A Soda Tax = Bad News for Big Industry

This week’s video comes from Patrick Mustain over at the Food Matters blog. His short animation on the topic of applying taxes to sugary beverages gets directly to the point...and the point is bad news for the giants in the soda industry.

October 17, 2014 — Carin Bondar
Wildscreen Film Festival: Here I come!

Wildscreen Film Festival: Here I come!

I’m thrilled to be a speaker at the Wildscreen Film Festival in Bristol, UK in a few weeks. Wildscreen is a highlight for film, television and digital media inspired by nature and biology.

September 30, 2014 — Carin Bondar
Under the Deep Sea (A Little Mermaid Parody)

Under the Deep Sea (A Little Mermaid Parody)

Those of you following this blog know that I love me a great science music video parody. This awesome one from College Humor does not disappoint!

September 18, 2014 — Carin Bondar
Under the Deep Sea (A Little Mermaid Parody)

Under the Deep Sea (A Little Mermaid Parody)

Those of you following this blog know that I love me a great science music video parody. This awesome one from College Humor does not disappoint!

September 18, 2014 — Carin Bondar
Stalking Squirrels for Science

Stalking Squirrels for Science

How do squirrels react to being stalked by humans? The answer might surprise you. Have a look at this fun video that addresses this exact issue, with the ultimate purpose of raising some funds for a great cause.

September 10, 2014 — Carin Bondar
Satirists as a Source of Science News

Satirists as a Source of Science News

This week’s video comes from a post on the PsiVid blog by Joanne Manaster. According to Joanne: How many times have you read a science-themed article from The Onion or watched a science-themed segment on The Daily Show (TDS) or The Colbert Report (CR) and remarked at how "spot on" they are?

September 8, 2014 — Carin Bondar
Get Beer Off Oil – A Visit With Hermit Thrush Brewery

Get Beer Off Oil – A Visit With Hermit Thrush Brewery

Beer off oil? Sounds like a great idea to me! This week’s video comes from Kevin Bonham over at the Food Matters blog. According to Kevin: I had the pleasure of visiting the (still under construction) brewing operations of a new startup nestled in the southern green mountains of Vermont, that is running a kickstarter [...]

August 7, 2014 — Carin Bondar
Home ExpeRiments With Your Kids

Home ExpeRiments With Your Kids

This week’s video comes from a post by Joanne Manaster on the PsiVid Blog. According to Joanne: Perhaps you've reached that point in the summer where your kids might be sitting around the house saying "I'm bored!" or perhaps you want them to be more engaged with the world around them.

July 30, 2014 — Carin Bondar
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