Category Archives: Science

Join us for Arduino NIght at Hackerspace LA! – Wed, June 8, 2016

I’ll be at this upcoming Hackerspace LA meetup showing off what I’ve learned about Arduino in the last few months. Join me for demos and discussion. Bring your own projects to share! Join this free meetup as we learn about … Continue reading

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Seeing Differently 13: Raindrop Ripples in Slow Motion [Video] (1:02)

Seeing Differently 13: Raindrop Ripples in Slow Motion      See all the videos in the Seeing Differently Series Related Posts: Seeing Differently 12: Dandelion Seeds [Slow Motion Video] Seeing Differently: A Bit of Morning Zen [Slow Motion Video] Bee … Continue reading

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Liked: Arduino Radar Project [Video]

Arduino Radar Project Discovered in my daily YouTube Viewing Arduino Cards and Accessories Related Posts: Liked: The New Arduino 101 (Genuino 101) – Unboxing, Set Up, and Comparing it to the Arduino Uno [Video] Liked: Comparison of the Arduino, Raspberry … Continue reading

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Planes, Gliders and Paper Rockets: Simple Flying Things Anyone Can Make–Kites and Copters, Too! [Book]

Planes, Gliders and Paper Rockets: Simple Flying Things Anyone Can Make–Kites and Copters, Too! Rick Schertle and James Floyd Kelly I wish I had found this book a few years ago when my son was younger. It would have greatly … Continue reading

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Black-necked Stilt (Himantopus mexicanus) in the Los Angele River (Silent) [Video]

1.5 minutes of footage of Black-necked Stilts (Himantopus mexicanus) in the Los Angeles River taken on December 20, 2015 in Burbank, California.   From Wikipedia… The black-necked stilt (Himantopus mexicanus) is a locally abundant shorebird of American wetlands and coastlines. It … Continue reading

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Interesting Project: TreeMapLA

I came across this interesting project via a neigh or’s post on NextDoor.com and wanted to share it here. I have signed up and already marked a few trees in my own garden to test it out. What is TreeMapLA? … Continue reading

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Video: Photo Montage Santa Cruz Island Trip with Friends of the Island Fox – May 3, 2014

Scenes from our May 2014 trip to Santa Cruz Island, Scorpion Bay, Channel Islands National Park with the Friends of the Island Fox. You can find a complete set of photos from this event in this earlier blog post, Photos: Trip to Santa Cruz Island … Continue reading

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Video: Santa Cruz Island Trip with Friends of the Island Fox – May 3, 2014

Scenes from our May 2014 trip to Santa Cruz Island, Scorpion Bay, Channel Islands National Park with the Friends of the Island Fox. You can find a complete set of photos from this event in this earlier blog post, Photos: Trip to Santa Cruz Island … Continue reading

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Photos: Trip to Santa Cruz Island with Friends of the Island Fox – May 3, 2014

Scenes from our May 2014 trip to Santa Cruz Island, Scorpion Bay, Channel Islands National Park with the Friends of the Island Fox. You can find a video montage from this trip by visit this blog post, Video: Santa Cruz Island … Continue reading

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Science and Cosmos – End of the Day for March 12, 2014

I have always loved science in all its forms. As a child my favorite book was a Reader’s Digest Encyclopedia of the Earth and some of the best grades I ever received were in my science classes. Math would give … Continue reading

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40 of My Favorite Things for Week 4, January 2014 – Douglas E. Welch

As always, let me know what types of interesting items you would like to see and I will keep an eye out for them especially. — Douglas Get new shared links as I find them via my social media feeds: … Continue reading

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Book: Emergence: The connected lives of ants, brains, cities and software by Steven Johnson

Emergence: The connected lives of ants, brains, cities and software by Steven Johnson Other books by Steven Johnson I have always had an affinity for science books, so this one caught my eye while I was reading some magazine. Johnson gives … Continue reading

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TV Worth Watching: Shock and Awe – The Story of Electricity

TV Worth Watching is a new series highlighting my favorite television viewing. I am a big fan of UK television, so you are sure to see many UK shows and movies featured here. — Douglas TV Worth Watching: Shock and Awe – … Continue reading

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Summer Solstice 2013 has arrived!

I almost let it slip by without notice, but the Summer Solstice occurs tomorrow morning, June 21 at 5:04 UTC. The solstice is just one of those ways of marking the passing seasons and the passing years. In the past, … Continue reading

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TV Worth Watching 2: The Story of Science from BBC (6 parts)

TV Worth Watching is a new series highlighting my favorite television viewing. I am a big fan of UK television, so you are sure to see many UK shows and movies featured here. — Douglas TV Worth Watching: The Story of … Continue reading

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