May 2005The three big powers on the Internet now are Yahoo, Google, and
Microsoft. Average age of their founders: 24. So it is pretty
well established now that grad students can start successful
companies. And if grad students can do it, why not u...
A lady about 8 months pregnant got on a bus.She noticed the man opposite her was smiling at her. She immediately moved to another seat.This time the smile turned into a grin, so she moved again. The man seemed more amused. When on the fourth move,...
Information on the subject: I thought this was the most unusual thing I saw on the Alaskan cruise in the water. These two bodies of water were merging in the middle of the Alaskan gulf and there was a foam developing only at their junction. I though...
Scientists working at Karolinska Institute in Stockholm have demonstrated how to fool the brain into thinking that the body has three arms, proving that how we experience our bodies is not limited by our innate body plan.
In this video, produced by the National STEM Centre and the Institute of Physics, Alom Shaha describes a simple but effective wave machine. Aimed at teachers, this video explains how to make the wave machine using adhesive tape, jelly babies and wood...
An anagram, as you all know, is a word of phrase made by rearranging
the letters of another word or phrase. The following are exceptionally
clever. Someone out there either has way too much time to waste or is
deadly at Scrabble.
SpaceShipTwo, a Virgin Galactic plane, may be ready to make regular commercial flights to space within twelve months. Virgin Galactic, owned by Richard Branson, is working to complete a space port in New Mexico to go with SpaceShipTwo.
The kicks and somersaults of a developing baby aren't the only in utero calisthenics. Babies also flex their mental muscles months before birth. Nerve cells from developing brains as young as 20 weeks old fire in a pattern that persists into adulthoo...
No one has directly observed either electrons or fairies. Both of
them are theoretical constructs, useful to explain observations that
might be difficult to explain otherwise. The "theory of fairies" can
actually explain more things than the "theor...
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General Motors Co. and Chrysler Group LLC, which each received government-funded bailouts, may award some managers bonuses of as much as 50 percent of their salary, said four people familiar with the plans.