Posts Tagged: ‘WSF2011’
If you’re like a lot of people, you probably hear the word “psychopath” and picture corpse-stuffed crawlspaces and maniacal dictators. Maybe you even think of our fictional friend here Hannibal Lecter, but you know what? Maybe Dr. Lecter was a really effective psychiatrist most of the time. Maybe, a few ethical discretions aside, he did the world a lot of good.
The 2011 World Science Festival in New York City culminated in a street fair by New York University and Washington Square Park. The event boasted six hours of scientifically inspiring entertainment.
So as you might imagine, children were everywhere and science experiments were rampant. Let’s look at some photos.
Your Stuff to Blow Your Mind duo is back in HowStuffWorks’ Atlanta home base after attending the World Science Festival in New York City. We’ll be sharing all we learned in a series of forthcoming blog posts and podcasts, but here’s just a little something I came across when I fit in a trip to the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA). Yes, what you’re seeing is essentially storm chasing as an art form.
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