China Eager To Send Its Own Mission To Mars In the Wake of Mangalyaan
Rather than competing, the 2 Asian giants (India and China) should collaborate in space exploration; after all progress in this field is not just better for the individual countries but for humanity as a whole.
Mass. Supreme Court Says Defendant Can Be Compelled To Decrypt Data
... the hard drive was recycled.
and then my dog ate the recycled hard disk.
How an Astronaut Falling Into a Black Hole Would Die Part 2
he might be frozen, burned, alive and dead all at same time.
Sleep Is the Ultimate Brainwasher
Scishow video about Sleep
How Science Goes Wrong
People just cant accept that the fact that an experiment (which in they have invested time and money) can produce no conclusion even though from the point of view of science this is completely valid result. In today's goal oriented world, people want every experiment to mean something; to prove/disprove some hypothesis. And so they seem to find patterns in things which dont have any.
Middle-Click Paste? Not For Long
You hardly have 3 button mouse these days and clicking on the scroll wheel button was rather inconvenient.
They should include option of enabling this but as long as its not the default most people will not use it.
$375,000 Lab-Grown Beef Burger To Debut On Monday
What we need is a Ameglian Major Cow
Google's Science Fellows Challenge the Company's Fund-Raising For Senator Inhofe
Anyway, the solution is simple: Better education, not better 'communication'.
The more science you know, the less worried you are about climate
Snowden Granted One-Year Asylum In Russia
Guess that gives him 1 year to plan and execute his trip to South America.
The Man Who Convinced Us We Needed Vitamin Supplements
I am on Atkins diet.
Basically I am eating only meat. (Almost) No vegetable, no fruits, no bread, no rice, no sweets.
YES YES I know this diet will horrify some people and yes I know it is not very healthy. But it is effective and I will come off it slowly and start eating vegetables and fruits. But so long as I am on such a diet, I think I need to take Vitamin (and Fiber) supplements.
Visual Studio vs. Eclipse: a Programmer's Comparison
Real Programmers: http://xkcd.com/378/
USA Calling For the Extradition of Snowden
Meanwhile, a helpful Government spokeman is making hand gestures and saying:
I think the hand gestures you are referring to is the one with closed fist and extended middle finger.
Hospital Resorts To Cameras To Ensure Employees Wash Hands
Actually it doesn't matter if anyone is watching the feed or not.
Just knowing that people are watching will make people tend to wash their hands more.
Just like having a speed camera sign makes people slow down their cars.
New Best Way To Nuke a Short-Notice Asteroid
Or we could have Bruce Willis and his team dig a hole to put the nuke in.
German Brewers Warn Fracking Could Hurt Beer
Cheaper Energy would give a boost to German industry which is especially needed at a time when Europe is middle of a recession just like it has given a boost to the US industry.
Why French Govt's Attempt to Censor Wikipedia Matters
that internet cannot be controlled.
It is probably the last bastion of freedom (away ahead of Scandinavian democracies).
How Scientists Know An Idea Is a Good One
Science as a process is like Natural selection and just as in Natural selection, one may come with the dead end. This is not necessarily bad.
To quote Thomas A. Edison, "If I find 10,000 ways something won't work, I haven't failed. I am not discouraged, because every wrong attempt discarded is another step forward".
Can You Potty Train a Cow?
a maths professor and a spherical cow.
Could New York City Cut Emissions 90% By 2050?
NY gets completely destroyed as it has been in numerous disater movies.