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( 1819 - January 8, 1880), the self-proclaimed , was a celebrated citizen of , who in 1859 proclaimed himself "Emperor of these United States" and subsequently "Protector of Mexico".
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Part 2 can be found here Putting a custom designed electronic lock on your space seems like a geek right of passage. For our latest workspace, we decided to skip the boring numbered keypad and build a custom RGB backlit keypad powered by an Arduino.
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Whether you're stuck inside and need to break out or you've found locked outside and need to get in, having the key or password is rarely your only option.
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Neuroscientists at MIT's Picower Institute of Learning and Memory have uncovered why relatively minor details of an episode are sometimes inexplicably linked to long-term memories. The work is slated to appear in the Jan. 13 issue of Neuron.
What is it like to understand advanced mathematics?
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As a visual medium, documentaries frequently succeed in portraying the unimaginable far better then any book alone could do. Beaming everything from the co
22 Epic Places You Didn't Know Existed
The world is full of wonders... wonders we know about (the Grand Canyon) and those we might not (see below). But it's important to note that this earth we all live on is an insanely beautiful place.
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Timothy Dexter - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
(January 22, 1748 - October 26, 1806), as he was sometimes termed by admiring contemporaries, was an businessman noted for a series of lucky transactions and his writing.
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Latin language and its vicinities. Various aspects of the ancient language's impact on modern culture: Latin quotes, sayings, aphorisms, book reviews, Latin motto generator, ideas for personalized engravings. Additional materials for learning Latin (...
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Inside the precision hack
There's a scene toward the end of the book Contact by Carl Sagan, where the protagonist Ellie Arroway finds a Message embedded deep in the digits of PI. The Message is perhaps an artifact of ...
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Top Films of the 1990s
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Ten Politically Incorrect Truths About Human Nature
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Tater Tots Breakfast Casserole
Oh yes I did, and before you give me that look, let me just tell you that tater tots are basically hash browns and are therefore a perfectly acceptable...
List of unsolved problems in philosophy - Wikipedia, the...
This is a list of some of the major . Clearly, unsolved philosophical problems exist in the lay sense (e.g. "", "", "", etc.). However, philosophers generally accord serious philosophical problems specific names or questions, which indicate a particu...
The Patriot Missile Failure
On February 25, 1991, during the Gulf War, an American Patriot Missile battery in Dharan, Saudi Arabia, failed to track and intercept an incoming Iraqi Scud missile. The Scud struck an American Army barracks, killing 28 soldiers and injuring around ...
Building a World Class Home Distillation Apparatus
This site contains a step-by-step guide to building a relatively sophisticated home distillation apparatus that produces a highly refined distillate. The still is made from commonly available materials, with simple hand tools, and can be built for un...
Cool Jazz Chord Progressions for Guitar
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An ABC proof too tough even for mathematicians
After many years of solitary work, a respected mathematician in Tokyo claims to have found a proof of one of math's trickiest problems, the ABC conjecture--via completely new lines of mathematical thinking. What happens when the tools needed to unde...
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Ancient City Found in India, Irradiated from Atomic Blast...
Radiation still so intense, the area is highly dangerous. A heavy layer of radioactive ash in , India, covers a three-square mile area, ten miles west of . Scientists are investigating the site, where a housing development was being built.
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Thought You Should Know - Thinking
Skippy, I like you, and it hurts me to say this, but your thinking has become a real problem.
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Multiple ; however, cannabis is illegal under . (2005) held in a 6-3 decision that the of the allowed the federal government to ban the use of cannabis, including even if local laws allow it. Most places that have decriminalized cannabis have , ,...
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How I made $650 with a Handful of EMails
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Nietzsche Quotes: Christianity
-- When we hear the ancient bells growling on a Sunday morning we ask ourselves: Is it really possible! This, for a jew, crucified two thousand years ago, who said he was God's son? The proof of such a claim is lacking. Certainly the Christian religi...
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LSD, Francis Crick, and the secret of life
The abrasive and unorthodox Crick and his brilliant American co-researcher James Watson famously celebrated their eureka moment in March 1953 by running from the now legendary Cavendish Laboratory in Cambridge to the nearby Eagle pub, where they anno...
Jalapeno Popper Mac and Cheese
This jalapeno popper macaroni and cheese is probably the best thing that's ever come out of my kitchen. There's not much more to say about it than that. I mean, I could go on about how how rich and creamy and cheesy it is. How the thick sauce that...
Hash Brown Wrapped Eggs - The Food in my Beard
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Browse local data from the Census Bureau's American Community Survey, which was conducted from 2005 to 2009.
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Appellate Court Rules Media Can Legally Lie
10 Amazing Inventions From Nikola Tesla
Perhaps one of Tesla's most famous inventions deals directly with energy, something that is the talk of many social and political conversations and something that could be free to everyone if we used Nikola Tesla's invention. Over the years, as more ...
Dansm's Fingerpicking Songs
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The 6 Most Incredible Real World Beast Masters
Disney movies make hanging out with wild animals look fun. In the real world, there's a lot more screaming and soiling of oneself. These people are attempting the Disney route.
7 Man-Made Substances that Laugh in the Face of Physics
#4. Elastic Conductors Odds are pretty good that some of you are reading this on an LCD screen while the rest of us are trying to make it out on t...