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Look Outside the Average

A quick (and engaging!) TED talk about what we might be missing when we just focus on the average.

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The Cartoon Laws of Physics

The Cartoon Laws of Physics

Have you ever wondered how accurate physics is in cartoons. “Any body suspended in space will remain in space until made aware of its situation”; “Everything falls faster than an anvil”.

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Backyard bird count

Backyard Bird Count

Taking part in the Aussie Backyard Bird Count is easy! Just spend 20 minutes in your favourite outdoor space and tell us about the birds you see during that period. You can submit your results using the app or the web form. Every count helps.

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Wonder about 42

Wonder About 42

A Hitchhiker’s Guide to the awesome properties of the Number 42. Here is how a perfectly ordinary number captured the interest of sci-fi enthusiasts, geeks and mathematicians.

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Can A Machine Be Racist?

Can A Machine Be Racist?

Do not worry that machines will rise up, take power, and create a completely new world, Broussard argues. Worry that they will silently reproduce and reinforce the world that already exists.

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