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WHERE THE PARTY'S AT -- October 1939. "Railroad crossing. Rio Grande County, Colorado. Locomotive of Denver & Rio Grande Western R.R." Photo by Arthur Rothstein. View full size.
Self-taught rocket scientist/daredevil "Mad" Mike Hughes will finally launch his homemade rocket in two weeks -- despite "anonymous online haters questioning his every move." An anonymous reader quotes PhillyVoice: He's found some private land in the
Asteroid 2002 AJ129 will make a close approach to Earth on Feb. 4, 2018 at 1:30 p.m. PST (4:30 p.m. EST / 21:30 UTC). It is expected to be the largest and speediest space object to whiz past the Earth in 2018.The 0.7-mile long body is larger than the
I dont regularly make any New Years resolutions, but this year I am tossing around a couple of ideas. One reason is that I have so many things going on that I need to be clever about how I use my time. I work four days a week at my regular clinic, an
*WikThe whole of the developments and operations of analysis are now capable of being executed by machinery. ... As soon as an Analytical Engine exists, it will necessarily guide the future course of science.C. BabbageThe 21st day of the year; To til
Looking for a ultra tiny development board? Tomu is an ARM Cortex M0+ device that fits inside your USB port. We’ve seen these in person, and they’re tiny. There’s a few commercial devices in this form factor on the marke
A women's basketball team in the Depression, and farmer's wives in the 60s Here's the link for the Iowa Porkettes: Farmers Wives Take Over
Last time I visited India, I highlighted an advertisement for a machine-learning match-making system. This time, while eating a last aloo paratha for breakfast in Kolkata, I noticed ads for Hindu temples on the back of my Air India boarding passes wh
Vinnie Vincent Complete Interview - Atlanta KISS Expo 2018Vinnies first public appearance in nearly 25 years!
schwit1 quotes ScienceAlert: She was flying home from a holiday in Samoa when she saw it through the airplane window: a "peculiar large mass" floating on the ocean, hundreds of kilometres off the north coast of New Zealand. The Kiwi passenger emailed
A Conversation with Judith Pintar, writer of the 1991 interactive fiction game Cosmoserve. Pintar and Jimmy Maher talk about the history of interactive fiction, game settings, identity and empathy and how she is using interactive fiction in teaching
Cinematographer Zak Mulligan has worked on roughly 30 shorts, features, documentaries and TV series over the past decade.Mulligan served as DP on We the Animals, which premieres at the 2018 Sundance Film Festival as part of the NEXT lineup. The film
Day 18 of 80 Days of Excellence. From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter This past Monday, Kip and I sat down with my calendar. After we added up the time for commitments, we had a heart to heart about what I c
For many photographers, the task of working with others can prove to be just as difficult as figuring out the the technical intricacies of a camera and its accessories. Assuming a model knows what you want without communicating is ineffective, whileb
It's up to you as Nancy Drew.Getty Natalie Portman and Millie Bobby Brown aren’t actresses who at face-value (literally) look much alike — at least, not until examined up close. Twitter user @FreddyAmazin went on the case Thursday
Talia Jane (previously) reflects on the backlash & aftermath of the open letter she wrote two years ago about the low wages she was paid as a customer service employee at Yelp.
Manyhigh-achieversshare a dirty little secret: deep down they feel likecomplete frauds. They worry that theyll be exposed as untalented fakers and say theiraccomplishments have been due to luck. This psychological phenomenon, known asImpostor Syndrom
Researchers find an unexpected side effect of climate change in a remote tropical forest. Read More
As you made your film during the increasingly chaotic backdrop of the last year, how did you as a filmmaker control, ignore, give in to or, conversely, perhaps creatively exploit the wild and unpredictable? What roles did chaos and order play in your
#PowerToThePolls It has been exactly one year since the record-shattering Women’s March 2017, and following one of the most divisive presidential elections in history, people still have a lot to say — and protest. Protesters have
Shaenon K. Garrity, the comic artist/writer behind Narbonic, Skin Horse, and the X-Files recap webcomic Monster of the Week, has a new project Horror Every Day, a sort of electronic tearaway calendar recommending a new horror movies tied extremely va
There is disquiet in the world of vacuum electronics, that something as simple as shipping a vacuum tube could now be very difficult to achieve. It’s a concern expressed among other places in a video by [Guitologist] that we’ve in
Tom Bartlett in the Chronicle of Higher Education: Soon the man himself will arrive and deliver an often dazzling, sometimes puzzling, rarely dull two-hour lecture on the symbolic and psychological underpinnings of the book of Genesis. Afterward he w
Gabon says a major trafficking ring that smuggled six tons of ivory out of the country in 2017 has been dismantled, in a victory against poachers who have killed large numbers of forest elephants in the Central African country.
As many of you know, I became editor of Mercury magazine last year and my first edition is now live! Mercury is a publication by the Astronomical Society of the Pacific (ASP), an awesome non-profit organization based out of San Francisco that has bee
'It was an electric time to be gay': Sarah Waters on 20 years of Tipping the Velvet [The Guardian] "What's it about?" people sometimes asked me, when they had heard I'd written a novel and I always had to brace myself, slightly, to answer. There was
Bacteria that lack an essential gene replace it with a random string of amino acids. Enlarge / Colorized scanning electron micrograph of Escherichia coli (E. coli), grown in culture and adhered to a cover slip. (credit: NIAID / Flickr) Proteins are c
Bitcoin started at $.008, and today is worth over $12,000. What's the deal with other cryptocurrencies? We're here to help. Read More
Once they moved to Indiana University and started the workshop, they were able to return to the initial idea. Initially, Elinor Ostrom was hired for teaching “Introduction to American Government” on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturd
We are now almost 2 1/2 years into this parenting thing. It is a pretty amazing thing, raising a toddler. There are a lot of awesome days, watching him learn and explore his surroundings. The sentences that are coming out of his mouth now are pretty
Im not reallt sure if i will get a response but i need some sort of answer and i refuse to go to a clinic. Ever since my 16 birthday ive developed strange urges. The urges range from wanting to hurt people and animals, to wanting to convince everyone
"Kiss me under the light of a thousand stars" -Ed Sheeran, probably Ed Sheeran really has met “an angel in person,” and it’s Cherry Seaborn. The “Perfect” crooner revealed on Instagram this morning th
Anyone who keeps up with Rihanna's real estate acquisitions already knows that the many places the singer calls home are about as varied as the bold fashions she flaunts. Whether you want to get a sense of her personal taste in residences or you simp
Are imperative sentences that begin with nouns of direct address the same as declarative sentences? (Bob, walk the dog.) What is the subject? I'll show you!
Thirty-four years ago today, NBC premiered The Master (publicity still), a ninja action series starring Western film veteran Lee Van Cleef (as the ninja) and Timothy Van Patten, half-brother of Dick Van Patten, as his hot-headed young sidekick. Each
As you made your film during the increasingly chaotic backdrop of the last year, how did you as a filmmaker control, ignore, give in to or, conversely, perhaps creatively exploit the wild and unpredictable? What roles did chaos and order play in your
Siri, no!Shutterstock Siri may be effective at identifying the McDonald’s nearest you, but when asking her for relationship advice, proceed at your own risk. Twitter user @CeciMula went viral this week for sharing her horrifying Black Mirro
September 1939. "Factory buildings in Des Moines, Iowa." Photo by Arthur Rothstein for the Farm Security Administration. View full size.
In this post we assume the Riemann hypothesis and the simplicity of zeroes, thus the zeroes of in the critical strip take the form for some real number ordinates . From the Riemann-von Mangoldt formula, one has the asymptotic as ; in particular, the
Waded into Alan Partridge Countrythis week, North Norfolk (specifically RSPB Titchwell and on to Stiffkey Marshes). Here are a few of the bird snaps froom Titchwell showing the various waders and waterfowl sighted there in their winter plumage. Black
IRLibCP has been updated for use with Circuit Python 2.x and has been tested on Circuit Playground Express using Circuit Python 2.2.0. This library allows for the reception, decoding, and transmission of infrared signals such as those used by TV and
dryriver shares news about the ongoing war against drug-resistant fungus. ScienceDaily reports: Microscopic yeast have been wreaking havoc in hospitals around the world -- creeping into catheters, ventilator tubes, and IV lines -- and causing deadly
In 2015 I wrote a blog series about driving through the "Most Dangerous Plate Boundary" in the world, but it was actually about driving through a fossil subduction zone that is exposed in the Coast Ranges, Great Valley and Sierra Nevada of Central Ca
Guest Opinion: Dr. Tim Ball At a recent public presentation titled Whither the Weather the most frequently asked question popped up once gain. How do they know the temperatures from thousands of years ago, as in the Antarctic ice record. I gave the s
"This immense cave represents the most important submerged archaeological site in the world, since it has more than a hundred archaeological contexts, among which is evidence of the first settlers of America, as well as the extinct fauna and
The atomic theory of origami, mini gamma ray bursts to study black holes, and the story of the Star Trek inspired 3D hyperchess are among this week's physics highlights. New Research Could Help Bring Secure Quantum Communication to Everyone. A...The
The “Completion Backwards Principle” is a method of reasoning through a problem by visualizing the end result and then working your way backwards from that point. The blog post that [Alan Hawse] has recently written about the intr
Henry Farrell in The Boston Review: This is not the dystopia we were promised. We are not learning to love Big Brother, who lives, if he lives at all, on a cluster of server farms, cooled by environmentally friendly technologies....Henry Farrell inTh