Monthly Archives: December 2014

Crowdfunding Research: Is Your Cause Worthy?

Do you have a cause or a subject of research that you are passionate about?  Do you think it is worthy enough that you could promote funds to back the further study of it?  If so, you will be delighted to learn that you can do exactly that. There are websites now that are available […]

The Science of Machines

Machines are a pretty vast subject covering everything in world history from its inception with prehistoric man to the present day. They cover anything mechanical that has more than one part and involves some type of inherent movement to produce a useful result. The Industrial Revolution begins the modern story as one after the other, […]

Crowdfunding: The Risks and Rewards

Wouldn’t it be cool to own a cooler that was so big, you had to actually hitch it on to your vehicle to get it to your party destination?  And wouldn’t it be something if that super-sized cooler had a built-in blender, led lights inside of it and bungee cables on the sides for attaching […]

The Science of Composting

Aren’t we a bit retro to talk about composting? This is a pretty old concept that eco-minded people (and subsistence farmers) still like to bandy about from time to time. There is nothing wrong with it as a means of recycling and saving energy, but it seems a bit anti-scientific at first. In actually, there […]

The Science of Cooking

Cooking with physics and chemistry is what molecular gastronomy is all about. Through the marvels of modern science, food will never again be the same. What hasn’t science touched? From medicine to meditation, the world has undergone a revolution in methodology producing results heretofore unforeseen. Pretty exciting times we are in! Tastes and textures of […]

The Power of Crowdfunding

Crowdfunding isthe collective cooperation, attention and trust by people who network and pool their money together. This strategy has been applied in several fields. Here are some examples of initiatives that trying to leverage the potential of crowdfunding to support scientific research. Cancer Research UK – MyProjects Launched in October 2008, MyProjects allows Cancer […]