Garth Sundem

Garth Sundem

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Boulder, CO / Author, GeekDad, TED-ED speaker, Wipeout loser and currently finding The Bright Side of Awful Things in science, history, current events and more.
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Woohoo! It's Tuesday! EVERYBODY loves Tuesdays! Unless you're, well...everybody. But it turns out that #Tuesday is the best day of the week to search for jobs.  #jobsearch #data #science #inspiration #TheBrightSideOfAwfulThings

It’s Tuesday! Oh wait…Tuesdays suck. That is, unless you’re looking for a job, in which case Tuesdays are awesome! According to some sweet data mining, more jobs are posted and more hiring.

Doesn't Monday morning always make you think about herpes? Gosh, me too! Well, this morning there's GREAT NEWS about herpes: At least it's not the plague. (Study from the journal Nature is linked from post.) #Nature #Science #TheBrightSideOfAwfulThings #herpes #LOL

Doesn’t Monday morning always make you think about herpes? Gosh, me too! Well, this morning there’s GREAT NEWS about herpes: At least it’s not the plague.

A new study shows that giant, earth-killing swarms of living goo aren’t all bad. When researchers attached cameras to the beaks of thick-billed murre and watched them hunt in the Bering Sea off the coast of Alaska, they saw the birds diving into jellyfish to pluck juvenile fish from among the tentacles. “We conclude that jellyfish provide feeding opportunities for diving seabirds by concentrating forage fish,“ the paper writes.  #science #globalwarming #TheBrightSideOfAwfulThings…

Jellyfish thrive in warmer waters and with rising sea temperatures grow in mobs that are thought to choke out other marine life.

During the 2014 cold snap tried to bundle kids in enough gear that they could ski at -10 degrees. Unfortunately, with enough clothes to ski, they were wider than they were tall…Other than throwing hot water straight into steam, here’s the only thing I could find that is even remotely good about freezing you a** off:  http://thebrightsideofawfulthings.tumblr.com/post/133147184954/2014coldsnap  #science #ashborers #ecology #nature #TheBrightSideOfAwfulThings

I remember the 2014 cold snap: We live in Colorado and tried to bundle kids in enough gear that they could ski at degrees. Unfortunately, with enough clothes to ski, they were wider than they were.

The same gene that let some people survive smallpox makes their descendants resist HIV infection.  #health #science #HIV #smallpox #TheBrightSideOfAwfulThings

The same gene that let some people survive smallpox makes their descendants resist HIV infection.

Study shows that snacking protects you against the power of advertising: If you're munching while watching an ad, you'll be less likely to buy stuff you don't need, later!   #Health #psychology #science #TheBrightSideOfAwfulThings #holidays

The bright side of snacking? (Other than the obvious: snacking is delicious…) It turns out that snacking protects you against the power of advertising – if you’re munching while watching an ad, you’ll.

Can anything possibly redeem office karaoke? No, but at least there's a bright side. Journal reference: http://rsos.royalsocietypublishing.org/content/2/10/150221

Can anything possibly redeem office karaoke? No, but at least there's a bright side. Journal reference: http://rsos.royalsocietypublishing.org/content/2/10/150221

#Obesity #Science #Sex #TheBrightSideOfAwfulThings

#Obesity #Science #Sex #TheBrightSideOfAwfulThings

The bright side of the depression gene? More joy, too. #inspiration #science #TheBrightSideOfAwfulThings

The bright side of the depression gene?

#TheBrightSideOfAwfulThings #Australia #Science #Drought #LOL #Inspiration

The Bright Side Of Awful Things finds the serendipitous silver linings in terrible things in science, history, current events and more.

#TheBrightSideOfAwfulThings #MontyPython #LOL #Inspiration #Science #History

The Bright Side Of Awful Things finds the serendipitous silver linings in terrible things in science, history, current events and more.

#London #LOL #economics #silverlining #inspiration #TheBrightSideOfAwfulThings

#London #LOL #economics #silverlining #inspiration #TheBrightSideOfAwfulThings

#Brazil #Petrobras #TheBrightSideOfAwfulThings #Art #Inspiration #LOL

The Bright Side Of Awful Things finds the serendipitous silver linings in terrible things in science, history, current events and more.

#inspiration #lol #science #silverlining #LasVegas #ThBrightSideOfAwfulThings

#inspiration #lol #science #silverlining #LasVegas #ThBrightSideOfAwfulThings