This is friggin’ awesome

I have a confession….the musical genius that is “Thrift Shop” IS MY JAM.

Yes… I turn it up to an ear shattering decibel EVERYTIME it comes on the radio. And yes…I even bust an awkward-car-confined dance move or two. Both actions most usually resulting in questionable side glares stemming from fellow motorists….But let’s be honest…they are just jealous of my amazing car dancing skills.

Thus, you can only imagine my nerdy science rapping excitement when I stumbled upon this gem this today…

Macklemore+Krebs Cycle= friggin’ awesome indeed.

Source: 1MaginAZN

Alex Warneke (68 Posts)

Alex currently resides as a Science Communicator for the National Park Service, where she inspires thousands a year to love the watery world. Alex earned her Masters degree in chemical ecology from San Diego State University investigating the effects of heavy metal pollutants on the chemical communication between organisms. In her “free time,” Alex enjoys convincing the public that Ecology is indeed sexy. With that goal, she is a strong proponent of unconventional science communication and extending the broader impacts of science to the general public using the outlets of film and social media. When she is not busy busting a move or filming her next rap video, she can normally be found frolicking through the California kelp forest.


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6 comments on “This is friggin’ awesome
  1. Your students should make some! Then there would be more awesomeness to spread around. Thank-you for keeping up with us!

  2. OMG, Alex we are one! I totally have “Thrift Shop” on repeat on my workout playlist right now…and yesterday I was JUST rewording the lyrics in my head to talk about “Thrifty Genomes” as I went for a run (i.e. extreme genome reduction…only got 20 genes in my pocket…).

  3. No Wilson. THANK-YOU. If only I had this when I took biochem…I might have actually understood what was going on….

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