May, 2012

“If people say it’s impossible we have to prove them wrong.”

Design students Anna and Terese took on a giant challenge as an exam project. Something no one had done before. If they could swing it, it would for sure be revolutionary. The bicycle is a tool to change the world. If we use bikes AND travel safe: Life will be better for all.

May, 2012


Big universes. Big numbers. How do we make sense of billions? Our brains just aren’t wired to do it, although we’ve seen some pretty amazing ways that we measure stuff on those largest scales.

A weatherman in Belgium has set up the Billion Second Clock. It will count up to 1,000,000,000 in seconds. Which will take 31.69 years. That’s a big number.

( Let’s count to one billion seconds, unfortunate use of Comic Sans at the link)