Tag: Science


Emotion For Our Pets Helps Explain Human Health Spending

Harriet exploring on the shores of the Mississippi River in Minneapolis. Photo: Christopher Pollard

In almost every year since the 1960s, health care spending has grown at least as fast as the overall economy, and often much faster. Strange as it may sound, how we care for our pets offers some answers.

Source: How Emotion Over Pet Care Helps Explain Human Health Spending – The New York Times

Elegy for the Arctic


Ludovico Einaudi performing what could be described as an elegy for the Arctic as he is surrounded by the ice flow, with the backdrop of the Wahlenbergbreen glacier in Norway – sadly beautiful commentary about the impact of climate change on our planet.

Samantha Payne Make Prosthetics Cool

Samantha Payne of Open Bionics spoke at Big Omaha 2016 about her company’s mission to create affordable, open source 3D printed bionics, their work at the Disney Techstars accelerator and rethinking what a human hand can be. She also discussed developing Iron Man, Frozen and Star Wars themed bionic hands for children.

Source: Samantha Payne at Big Omaha: “The point is to make prosthetics cool” [Video] – Silicon Prairie News