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All three installments of The American Chemical Society’s webseries Reactions, to wit:

Chemistry Life Hacks is back with new tips that can change your life, or at least the temperature of your beer. In this episode, you’ll learn how to cool your brews quickly before the big game starts, get fruit flies out of your kitchen for good, how to cook the perfect patty on the grill and get a remedy for the dreaded “stinky sponge syndrome.”


A fabulously simple explanation of an Apollo program space rocket.


Meanwhile, Happy Science Week:

Richard Bruton, Professor Mark Ferguson and Sean Sherlock this morning launching Agenda 2020, an eight-year investment investment plan by the government’s science agency, Science Foundation Ireland.

Previously: I Could Earn A Lot More In The Private Sector

Understanding The Science Foundation Leak Crisis

(Sasko Lazarov/Photocall Ireland)

The Russian Pavilion at the 2012 Venice Biennale Of Architecture: a sci-fi set in waiting: QR codes which decode to reveal different perspectives and ideas about Skolkovo – a new Russian ‘city’ dedicated to science.

Downstairs, visitors can peer through lenses to catch a glimpse of the gated and secretive science towns established under the Soviet Union, intended to provide a contrast with the open and collaborative vision presented upstairs. The Skolkovo science and technology centre will be located near Moscow by 2017 and bring together 500 companies working on IT, biomedical research, nuclear research, energy and space technology plus a university and homes.

Obligatory: there’s always two.