President Barack Obama is setting aside $100 million in a 2014 budget to start a project that would have NASA drag an asteroid into orbit around the Moon for research purposes.
Sometimes facts are stranger than fiction (go read some quantum theory and you’ll know what I mean) and scientists at the University of Washington are out to discover if the universe we live in is really nothing more than a computer simulation from the future.
TED is a non-profit organization that began posting online in June 2006 (a year after the debut of YouTube) and is now celebrating their 1 BILLIONTH TEDTalk view.
TEDxSummit is a week-long event exclusively for TEDx organizers. Hosted by the Doha Film Institute, the inaugural event gathers TEDx organizers from around the world for workshops, talks and cultural activities. [Read more…]
I hate the English system of measurement. I was part of the failed experiement of moving to metric in the US school system. As a result I started learning the English system, then switched to metric, and then back again to English. I can’t read an English ruler to save my life. In the metric systemÂ things make sense, are easy to add, divide, etc… WHY OH WHY have we not converted to it? The rest of the world has: