It is a sad day today as one of the world’s most famous people who commanded the first manned moon landing is dead today. RIP Neil Armstrong.
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Science can explain everything. Even ghosts
119 million Americans lack broadband Internet, FCC reports | Ars Technica. Astonishing article because when you think about it, pretty much our entire world revolves around the internet. Most countries are lapping us in broadband speeds and its time that we stepped up.
Big Bang Was Actually a Phase Change: New Theory | Space.com. An article to completely blow your mind, whether you like physics, or believe in it or not.
The RIAA, the Recording Industry Association of Americas (Organization that was one of the major orgs behind the SOPA act and other anti-piracy efforts) is facing a revenue slump as things take a turn for the ironically ugly. The RIAA revenue dropped about to about 30 million, a significant decrease from the 51 million two [...]
Why Do We Assume Patents Are Valid When Patent Office’s Own Numbers Show They Get Things Wrong All The Time? | Techdirt
This is a pretty cool article about patents and how not everything that has a patent is valid. Patent examiners make mistakes that often lead to invalid patents being accepted. Why Do We Assume Patents Are Valid When Patent Office’s Own Numbers Show They Get Things Wrong All The Time? | Techdirt.
Mutated Trout Raise New Concerns Over Selenium – NYTimes.com. Mutations in brown trout have been seen in creeks that have nearby mining operations. The toxicity of the chemical selenium is being debated over in the EPA. The mining companies have shown reports that selenium is harmless but the appearance of brown trout with two heads [...]
What, Exactly, Is an Ultrabook? | Popular Science. These are the new generation of netbooks that are more powerful, powered by batteries that can power larger screens while keeping the battery life strong.
Google is developing autonomous cars that people are still skeptical about. Google says this would put the United States at the top of the global automobile industry, which has been conquered by countries such as Japan and Korea. These vehicles could greatly limit human error, and stop many deaths caused by car accidents. Nevada became [...]