Over the years I have come to believe in the immeasurable importance of creative science education, taught with wonder-making enthusiasm and a deep and poetic love for the totally badass natural world. My own writing career has been moving in that direction for a while now (especially since joining the SciShow crew), and it’s really exciting to be part of a peer-group dedicated to extolling the awesomeness of science. I love nerds. I love being inspired by new ways to relay information.
The Oatmeal hits that hilarious, creative, informative sweet-spot with topics like “This is Why an Octopus is More Awesome than Your Mom”, “Why Captain Higgins is My Favorite Parasitic Flatworm” , or their latest brilliance….
Why the Mantis Shrimp is My New Favorite Animal
Click on the link above and learn how good storytelling can make even the little ol’ mantis shrimp look like Genghis Khan bathed in sherbet ice cream.