For years, the popular method to freshen the appearance of soft drink cans was to clad them in eye-catching graphics. Since every beverage maker uses the same shape of can, designer Dzmirty Samal thought there was room for improvement in the physical...
Yesterday in Physics someone's phone went off to the tune of the Justice League. After the professor paused his lecture to acknowledge the phone, the kid answered his phone and replied, "The University is in trouble?! We're on our way!" The kid sto...
Since nothing can travel faster than the speed of light, this is a question of time dilation, where the following formula applies:
t' = t * √(1-v²/c²)
Solving for v:
√(1-v²/c²) = t'/t
1 - v²/c² = (t'/t)²
- v²/c² = (t'/t)² -1
v²/c² = 1 - (t'/t)²
I work from my house and keep odd hours, so when a family member needs some sort of worker let into their house during the day I am often asked if I am available to do it. I don't mind, we all live fairly close together, and it's not that much of a h...
"What would be the evolutionary benefit of greed and corruption?"
Same as the evolutionary benefits of any other trait that works - increased likelihood of survival and reproduction opportunities.
Evolution rewards what works. Period. It does not m...
An Irishman walks into a bar in Dublin, orders three
pints of Guinness and sits in the back of the room,
drinking a sip out of each one in turn. When he
finishes them, he comes back to the bar and orders
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Kim Komenich, a journalism professor at San Jose State, was at a Wells Fargo bank when he noticed the customer ahead of him hand a teller a note. A quick glance at the missive revealed something about a gun......