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Stories by Carin Bondar

Top Video Picks from the #SciFund Challenge

The second round of the SciFund Challenge is soon coming to a close - and many projects have been successful in achieving their fundraising goals. Over $75,000 has already been raised, making it clear that crowdfunding for science is a sound strategy for the future of research...

May 25, 2012 — Carin Bondar

Happy Earth Day Everyone! (VIDEO)

I blew off work yesterday because I felt like I needed a little inspiration. It's amazing how much time can go by before you realize that you haven't stopped to enjoy the beauty of nature...

April 21, 2012 — Carin Bondar

A Jason Mraz Tune Gets Geekified! Monday Music Video

This week's production is a chemistry themed parody of Jason Mraz's 'I'm Yours'. The uber-talented Derek Muller of Veritasium Videos gives brings us 'I'm Atoms', a music video that is interesting and educational without losing the relaxed theme of the song...

April 2, 2012 — Carin Bondar

A Tragic Love Story About Human-Machine Interaction

What if artificial intelligence wasn't evil, just misunderstood? This week's Monday Music Video comes to us from John Pavlus, who spins a heartbreaking tale of love in a very unlikely place...

March 5, 2012 — Carin Bondar

An Evolution Animation Unlike Any You've Seen Before...

How do you make an authentic evolution animation? Quite simply: you allow it to evolve. Tyler Rhodes, a student in the animation program at Virginia Commonwealth University, wanted to create an animation that wasn’t simply linear, but instead represented the true ‘tree-like’ process of evolution...

February 29, 2012 — Carin Bondar

This Week's Monday Music Video: Gettin' Triggy Wit It

This past week I was delighted to stumble upon the youtube channel of Westerville South High School in Westerville, Ohio. Their videos are all about mathematics, and they are clearly a collaborative effort between the students and the teachers...

February 20, 2012 — Carin Bondar

Science Online 2012: The Music Video

Many of you will have seen the massive internet coverage of the Science Online conference over the past few weeks. The event is one of the year's highlights for those of us interested in science communication...

February 1, 2012 — Carin Bondar

Monday Music Videos are Back for 2012

Happy New Year to our Monday Music Video followers! This week's video takes us to the field of chemical ecology for a video by Alex Warneke of San Diego State University that is extremely well edited, filmed and paced...

January 9, 2012 — Carin Bondar

The Top 5 Astounding Animal Videos of 2011

My picks for the most astounding animal videos of 2011 take us on a journey around the globe. They depict diverse animals in natural habitats living their everyday lives - and they are simply stunning...

December 30, 2011 — Carin Bondar

The Best Christmas Gift Ever: Saving Santa from the Watery North Pole

In one of the cleverest Christmas campaigns I’ve seen, the David Suzuki Foundation has taken a very tongue-in-cheek approach to fundraising. Renowned the world over for its actions on environmentalism and climate change, the foundation has recently come under fire for ‘dashing the hopes of children’ by telling them that Santa is homeless (no joke)...

December 19, 2011 — Carin Bondar
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