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Traveling the world in 140 characters or less: How Twitter got me a trip to New Zealand

• Uncategorized • November 7, 2011

Last May, I attended the 2nd International Marine Conservation Congresss, an interdisciplinary conference that brought together scientists, NGOs, policymakers, and interested members of the general public. It was the largest professional meeting dedicated to saving the oceans in history, and it was an honor to be a part of it. In addition to seeing old […]

Southern Fried Science Best of the Web 2010

BloggingNovember 30, 2010

Southern Fried Science is on vacation! Once again, we’ll be taking a break from blogging during the month of December. Weekly dose of TED and Biodiversity Wednesday will continue (since they don’t require any work on our part). While we’re gone, please enjoy a selection of exclusive penguin videos shot by Antarctic Adventurer David Honig. […]

Tweeting Armageddon

• Uncategorized • January 12, 2010

Ok, it wasn’t really armageddon, but the twitter feed from today’s port incident was priceless. It began with a few tweets by @SFriedScientist SFriedScientist – Morehead Port is closed due to nine containers being punctured; inside are highly explosive materials know as PETN. SFriedScientist –¬†Why in the hell are there nine containers of pentaerythritol tetranitrate […]

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