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Alicia Gonzaléz Martínez–med student, scientist, dancer and performer

Alicia Gonzaléz Martínez is a med student from University of Castilla-La Mancha in Spain as well as a skilled classical and flamenco dancer. Together with some friends, she formed a performace group called Ojos Venecia.

Andreas Møgelhøj, The Geek That Speaks: ”My dream is to create a tech talk revolution”

Andreas Møgelhøj, Danish chemist and physicist, presents some really inspiring videos on the art of tech talks exploring themes like ”The Curse of Knowledge” and the ”Big Picture Secret”.
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Analogies—when two similar worlds meet

Properly used, analogies can give a huge help for understanding the structure of what we are telling each other. But then again: which is the proper way to use them? Norbert Majubu offers some reflections on how people often misuse analogies in science communication and reasoning.

Enthusiasm = eloquence

The emails from A Word a Day don't only help you to increase your vocabulary, but also offer great quotes from authors and philosophers. This one, from the American author Washington Irving—best known for the story The Legend of Sleepy…
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Getting your motor running: how to start a presentation

Giving momentum. That’s what you are doing when you are start talking to your fellows (or professors …). You are igniting their minds and curiosity just like you ignite your car when you start driving. Now, there are different…