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WHERE THE PARTY'S AT -- Did you ever notice just about every crater is at least a little rounded, some a bit elongated sure but rounded and most are just plain circular. Well “square” corners do occur and while they can be fodder for conspiracy theories,
Pop quiz, hotshot. A 2006 study in Scientific American Mind magazine said that on average men cry X times a month and women cry Y times a month. Take a guess on the numbers and see how close you are (answers below). Now, whether you’re abov
Dartmouth College researchers develop a new way to make back surgery safer, faster and more cost effective. Professors from Thayer School of Engineering and Geisel School of Medicine develop and test a 3-dimensional, real-time optical tracking system
"I have found in forty years of activism that the toxic/healthy dichotomy doesn't resonate for many men. I feel that when we come to them and talk about toxic masculinity, they very often think that we're telling them they're doing it wrong, that the
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From Holmes's "The Path of the Law": "It is revolting to have no better reason for a rule of law than that so it was laid down in the time of Henry IV." From Holmes's review of Holdsworth's A History of English Law: "[I]mitation of the past, until we
Darn, I missed the last eclipse of a full moon. Oh well, now I have to wait for the next one. To be sure I dont miss it the next time, I am arming myself with this catalog of lunar eclipsesfrom NASA. I’ve photographed the moon many times&am
Skin cancer cases attributable to work-related sun exposure could be costing millions of dollars, and must be better addressed by policymakers.
February 1939. "In a carrot pullers' camp, Imperial Valley, California, near Holtville. Women from Broken Bow, Oklahoma." Medium format negative by Dorothea Lange for the Farm Security Administration. View full size.
Frustrated by the glut of unsecured IoT devices? So are Microsoft. And they’re using custom Linux and hardware to do something about it. Microsoft have announced a new ecosystem for secure IoT devices called “Azure Sphere.&#82
The Broadway-Lafayette subway station has undergone a transformation. Posters, art, quotes: all by David Bowie in honor of the tribute show currently running have transformed the subway stop. And, the coolest thing is the set of Metro cards with diff
By Cathy Milostan, Argonne National Laboratory Nuclear power plants typically run either at full capacity or not at all. Yet the plants have the technical ability to adjust to the changing demand for power and thus better accommodate sources of renew
Blog: Technology and LearningEarlier this month I attended a convening of the Harvesting Academic Innovation for Learners (HAIL) Storm group on the campus on CSU Channel Islands. Later this week I'm headed to the campus of Arizona St
If Shetland gets relegated to inset maps all the time, that goes double for Alaska, which on maps of the United States gets reduced in scale too. In response, this map turns the tables by relegating the lower 48 (as well as Hawaii) to a tiny and crud
Ford announces it will stop selling all but two models of car in favor of SUVs and trucks: As part of a cost-cutting plan, the company announced today that it plans to stop selling all Ford brand sedans in North America with the exception of the Must
This amazing shot of the rising moon and the stunning spectacle that is our Milky Way was taken at Woodend Beach in Christchurch, New Zealand, just 20 minutes from where the photographer, Ekant Veer, lives: The shot combines 12 exposures, all of whic
  Tomorrow, the teachers of Arizona Walk Out. Here is a report from the front lines by Linda Lyon, president of the Arizona School Boards Association. She says that the state is about to be hit by the perfect haboob. A mighty storm.&nbsp
Mental health is a big news topic in the U.S., but not in every country. In today's Academic Minute, San Jose State University's Edward Cohen explores mental health education in a foreign land. Cohen is a professor at the school of social work at San
Dragonflies solidify their jelly-like wings with sodium bicarbonate they make in their gut. Aerogels used for heat shields have been made using the same method
ASK AN ENGINEER 4/25/18 LIVE! (video). What is “Ask an engineer”? From the electronics enthusiast to the professional community – “Ask an Engineer” has a little bit of everything for everyone. If you&
OFFICIAL WEBSTORE: http://store.paulwardingham.comBANDCAMP: http://www.paulwardingham1.bandcamp.comThanks for your support! 1.Electromancer 07:07 2.Cyber Drive 05:09 3.Interstellar Desert Racer 05:16 4.Disconnected 04:46 5.Activate 01:23 6.Biomech MX
We’re all slowly getting used to the idea of wearable technology, fabulous flops like the creepy Google Glass notwithstanding. But the big problem with tiny tech is in finding the real estate for user interfaces. Sure, we can make it tiny,
It had been a hectic day in the urgent-care clinic of my large family practice, and I was starting to worry about the time: My last two patients had put me thirty minutes behind. I felt relieved when I saw the note for the next patient: “Se
SHOW-AND-TELL LIVE VIDEO! 4/25/18 (video). Want to join the #showandtell Here’s how. The live chat for videos is over on Adafruit’s Discord server, JOIN here! SHOW-AND-TELL LIVE VIDEO! 4/25/18 (video). Want to join the #showandtel
Mathematics is like childhood diseases. The younger you get it, the better.~Arnold SommerfeldThe 116th day of the year; 116! + 1 is prime! *Prime Curios (Students might investigate how often n!+1 is prime)And:116^2 + 1 is primeThe number 1 appears 11
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Blog: University of VenusWelcome to the Weekly Higher Ed Innovation Roundup. Graduate more high-achieving, lower-income students Just under 300 schools in the U.S. consistently graduate at least 70 percent of their students within six years.
We’re all slowly getting used to the idea of wearable technology, fabulous flops like the creepy Google Glass notwithstanding. But the big problem with tiny tech is in finding the real estate for user interfaces. Sure, we can make it tiny,
The 2018 Medicine and the Muse symposium featured medical student performers who sang, played musical instruments, read original works, screened a film and showcased artwork. The post Vision, virtue and vexation at the annual Medicine and the Muse sy
Universal Fan Con was meant to be a celebration of inclusivity and fandom. But as the show was unceremoniously canceled a week before it was expected to occur, fans are asking what happened. Many find themselves left out of pocket, having backed the
[Disclaimer: I received this book of Coryn Bailer-Jones for a review in the International Statistical Review and intend to submit a revised version of this post as my review. As usual, book reviews on the ‘Og are reflecting my own definitel
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[Disclaimer: I received this book of Coryn Bailer-Jones for a review in the International Statistical Review and intend to submit a revised version of this post as my review. As usual, book reviews on the Og are reflecting my own definitely personal
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Thepetition of the day is: Vazquez v. Sessions 17-1304 Issue:Whether a conviction under a state criminal statute whose plain terms sweep in more conduct than a corresponding federal offense can be a categorical match with that federal offense. The po
An anonymous reader quotes a report from PBS: Medicare will require hospitals to post their standard prices online and make electronic medical records more readily available to patients, officials said Tuesday. The program is also starting a comprehe
Blog: Library Babel FishLast weekend, Simmons College held a symposium that brought together around 80 journalists and librarians, along with some tech start-up folks, museum curators, and policy wonks, all to talk about what we can do to he
Enjoy watching Tom Geldschlger and the Artist Edition 100 in this new ENGLtv video! Tom is playing the song "The Mesmerizing Light" on his fretless guitar!ENGL TV - "The Mesmerizing Light" by Tom Geldschlger (Artist Edition 100)
Guest essay by Eric Worrall The Guardian is upset that the British Government foreign minister Boris Johnson has cut the number of staff tasked with negotiating international acceptance of global climate treaties and initiatives. Foreign Office clima
Inside the Deadly World of Private Prisoner Transport "Every year, tens of thousands of fugitives and suspects many of whom have not been convicted of a crime are entrusted to a handful of small private companies that specialize in state and local ex
Majenta Strongheart takes a look at a couple of cool entries from the first round of the 2018 Hackaday Prize: This is an infinite 3D printer. The Workhorse 3D is the way we’re going to democratize 3D printing. The Workhorse 3D printer does
It’s one thing to admire a photographer’s work, but it’s entirely something else to replicate it. Oftentimes, you will hear people remark that a photographer has “the eye” for it. Yet, that makes it s
Prashant Aswani riffs over a new backing track he created called "Blue Sky." Then he breaks down what he played and why.Learn more about the course and how to access all of the tracks: https://www.jamplay.com/guitar-lessons/genres/9-rock/308Riffing O
December 7, 1932. "International Music Hall, Radio City, Rockefeller Center, New York. House with curtain down, from main orchestra." Large-format acetate negative by Gottscho-Schleisner. View full size.
Under pressure from the Texas Education Agency (head by charter-loving non-educator Commissioner Mike Morath), the Houston Independent School District board was considering a proposal to turn its 10 lowest-scoring schools over to a charter chain. How
Majenta Strongheart takes a look at a couple of cool entries from the first round of the 2018 Hackaday Prize: This is an infinite 3D printer. The Workhorse 3D is the way we’re going to democratize 3D printing. The Workhorse 3D printer does
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Today the Supreme Court heard oral argument in Trump v. Hawaii, a challenge to the latest version of the Trump administrations entry ban. Amy Howe has this blogs analysis, which was first published at Howe on the Court. She reports that after over an
Peter Beckerman was told he had 20 months to live, but received a chemotherapy-injecting liver pump. That was 10 years ago. The pump saved my life, he said.A small, implantable device made by a Johnson & Johnson subsidiary has been discontinued,
In this episode of Everything Music we discuss the latest news about Guitar Center's Imminent Bankruptcy.Rhett Shull - YouTube https://www.youtube.com/user/rshull07Dave Onorato - https://www.facebook.com/dave.onoratoBUY THE BEATO BOOK HERE http://bit
A hundred years after the First World War, the scars it left on the French (and Belgian) landscape are still so extensive that a huge part of the battlefields is inaccessible to this day: Zone Rouge. Each year some 900 tons of unexploded bombs are st
Baron Nashor is a monster in League of Legends, a monster with a very fancy name. Cosplayer Kaguesna Cosplay is working on a cosplay of the creature using special effects make-up and a glowing helmet. She took the design of Nashor’s head an
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Oyez has posted the aligned audio and transcript from today’s oral argument in Trump v. Hawaii. The aligned audio and transcripts for the other arguments heard this week will be posted on Friday.     The post Now available