Sexuality is an indispensable mechanism whereby biological
evolution bridged the immense gap between asexual/Lamarckian
unicellular organisms, and the now plainly preeminent humans. For
tens of millions of generations, the lineage leading to humanit...
Built in Greece at around 100 BCE, the Antikythera Mechanism is the oldest known scientific computer. It was lost for 2000 years, but recovered from a shipwreck in 1901. In 2010, we built a fully-functional replica out of Lego.
I've missed more than 9000 shots in my career. I've lost almost 300 games. 26 times ive been trusted to take the game winning shot and missed. I've failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed.
A number of descriptive and prescriptive design methodologies have been
developed for general engineering design problems, i.e., product design [Pahl
1984, Pugh 1990, Ullman 1992, Ulrich 1994, Asimow 1962]. While these
methodologies are applicable t...
Some time ago I received a call from a colleague, who asked if I would
be the referee on the grading of an examination question. He was about
to give a student a zero for his answer to a physics question, while the
student claimed he should receiv...
If a team of Harvard bioengineers has its way, animal testing and experimentation could soon be replaced by organ-on-a-chip technologies that replicate the functions of a human organ on a computer chip.
Being plagued by gameplay, loot, and connectivity issues is bad enough -- but, to put it bluntly, the addition of the Real Money Auction House ruined the game. With the RMAH, Blizzard has turned the entire userbase into an army of sweatshop slaves.
Sean Carroll thinks the ingredients to being a good scientist are part intellectual and part emotional. On the emotional side, one has to be patient because much of what scientists do doesn't work. "You need more the mentality of a marathoner than a ...
This is a tribute to the nice guys. The nice guys that finish last, that never
become more than friends, that endure hours of whining and bitching about what assholes
guys are, while disproving the very point. This is dedicated to those guys wh...
Last April, the Iranian Oil Ministry and the National Iranian Oil Company noticed a problem with some of their computers: A small number of machines were spontaneously erasing themselves. Spooked by the recent Stuxnet attack, which had wrecked centri...
The first step to designing a resistance training program is establishing your fitness goal. The type and number of exercises, as well as the number of sets and repetitions will differ based on your fitness goal.
A few rules.
1.Never stop thinking. This is important. If someone ever says to you ‘You need to stop thinking so much,' call them ignorant in your head and keep thinking deeper. It is this mentality that breeds stupidity and sheeple. Your min...
Bodyweight exercises need to be part of your program if you want to get jacked.
But not just pushups, sit ups and high rep calisthenics.
That's beginner stuff that won't build any real muscle.
We're talking about really working hard on high tensio...
Whoa calm down. Relax. It's going to be okay! 17 tracks faeaturing the fantastic Two Door Cinema Club, The Decemberists, and Ok Go, and more
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So. You're standing? Good. Sitting? that's fine too. Blast this and enjoy. Dance, relax, what de fuck ever. :)
And those who don't enjoy the mix, I thank you for your opinions anyway. All of this music is older and well, what can I say, music intere...
Staying sane while spending hours in a cubicle is difficult. You're constantly at war with claustrophobia, aching kneecaps and, at times, the guy sitting next to you. Whether mean-spirited or not, an office war requires the right arsenal of weapons, ...
is a 1998 book by . Robert Greene takes elements of some of the world's most influential political thinkers to come up with the 48 Laws of Power, from to , he captures their most important points of power.
A great tip is an awesome thing. Whether it's an undiscovered restaurant, a sleeper stock, or a Sure Thing in the late double at Pimlico, savvy inside info imbues a man with confidence. Control. Strength.
Knowledge is power, baby.