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T-14 Armata Tank in Parade Practice for Russian WW2 Victory Parade

link. Not at all like the low turrets done in fan art with the twin AA guns. Not a big surprise that though. Fan art often comes out of nowhere with weird ideas. (yes, guilty, too)

Previously Unpublished Stories by Robert Aickman to be Released by Tartarus Press

I just told Ray Russell at Tartarus Press that I think the impending release of The Strangers by Robert Aickman is the publishing event of the year. That's not hyperbole. Aickman's stories are among my favorite works of 20th century art, and I always thought the canon was complete. Show More Summary

Books and Libraries

Over the last month or so, the fate and future of the Mighty Chester Fritz Library has been the topic of much discussion on the beautiful campus of the University of North Dakota.  One of the great things about having a relatively long running blog is that I have some ready-made made content from the… Read More ?

Names of the chemical elements in Chinese

Mike Pope relayed to me the following from his son Zack, a high school physics teacher: I was wondering what the periodic table of elements looked like in China, and found this image. This may or may not be the "official" periodic table, but I thought it was interesting to see the similarities in the […]

“The Clintons, a luxury jet and their $100 million donor”

Must-read WaPo: Giustra, 57, a Vancouver, B.C.-based mogul whose eclectic business interests include founding Lionsgate Entertainment and investing in gold mines and an olive oil company, has come to symbolize a relatively new but substantial category of Clinton backers: foreign … Continue reading ?

Silencing skeptics, conservatives and free speech

Congressional Democrats and Vatican join White House and Leftist assaults on basic rights Guest essay by Paul Driessen Our scientific method and traditions of free speech and open debate are under assault as never before, by intolerant inquisitors in our media, universities, government agencies, and even Congress and the Vatican. They threaten our most basic…

Why Your Job Is Not Your Friend

Are you in an abusive relationship with your job? Do you give it all the energy you have, only to feel drained after? Do you put your job before your sleep, your health, or interacting with friends? Do you feel like you owe it to […...

How Birth Order Will Shape the New Royal Princess

It's never easy being a second-born—especially when your big brother is going to be king

Neolithic eel fishing spear with bone prong found at Lolland

The archaeological survey in advance of the construction of the Fehmarn Belt Link tunnel on the Danish island of Lolland has discovered another pre-historic treasure in exceptional condition. After the flint dagger with intact bark handle, the 5,000-year-old gillnets and the flint axe with the intact wood handle, now archaeologists have unearthed a Stone Age [...]

AIPMT 2015 Paper Analysis

AIPMT 2015 Paper Analysis The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) conducted All India Pre-Medical/Pre-Dental Test 2015 (AIPMT) on May 3, 2015. Majority of students and experts rated the paper to be ‘moderate to difficult’ in terms of difficulty level. Show More Summary

SBI PO Application Deadline Extended

SBI PO Application Deadline Extended State Bank of India has extended the last date for application for State Bank of India Probationary Officer (PO) vacancies till May 7, 2015. The candidates can now apply till May 7, 2015. Earlier the last date was May 2, 2015. Show More Summary

Lecture on ocean acidification at University of Washington’s Friday Harbor Laboratories annual Open House

On Saturday, May 16, 2015, the University of Washington’s Friday Harbor Laboratories will hold its annual Open House. There will be three scientific lectures presented in the FHL Lecture Hall. 1 pm- “A Short History of the Friday Harbor Labs: 1904-2015.” Dr. Claudia Mills 2 pm- “ Trans-Generational Effects of Ocean Acidification on Marine Molluscs.” […]

Star Wars Toys Will be Out in September

September 4 Will Be Force Friday Film Star Wars The Force Awakens Force Friday

Ozean im Stress (in German)

UMWELT?Das Treibhausgas Kohlendioxid macht die Meere immer saurer. Was das bedeutet, kann man rund um die Insel Normanby im Pazifik sehen. Ein sorgenvoller Blick in die Zukunft. von Michael Billig Das Meer rund um die Vulkaninsel Normanby, Papua-Neuguinea, sprudelt. Show More Summary

Top 5 CAT Coaching Institutes in Agra

Common Admission Test is a highly competitive exam for which thorough preparation is needed. Coaching institutes do play an important role in training the students for the exam. The guidance provided by these institutes greatly help the students in cracking the exam. Show More Summary

CLAT 2015 Last Minute Tips

CLAT 2015 CLAT 2015 or Common Law Admission Test is scheduled to be held on May 10, 2015 between 3 pm to 5 pm. For admission to under graduate and post graduate law courses. Dr. Ram Manohar Lohiya National Law University (RMLNLU) Lucknow is the convener of CLAT 2015. CLAT 2015 Pattern: The duration of […] The post CLAT 2015 Last Minute Tips appeared first on Coaching Adda.

11,000 Seats Up for Grabs at IITs

According to the announcement by IIT Bombay, a total of 11,000 seats are open for admissions at IITs and ISM this year The post 11,000 Seats Up for Grabs at IITs appeared first on Coaching Adda.

Cellular inorganic carbon fluxes in Trichodesmium: a combined approach using measurements and modelling

To predict effects of climate change on phytoplankton, it is crucial to understand how their mechanisms for carbon acquisition respond to environmental conditions. Aiming to shed light on the responses of extra- and intracellular inorganic C (Ci) fluxes, the cyanobacterium Trichodesmium erythraeum IMS101 was grown with different nitrogen sources (N2 vs NO3 –) and pCO2 […]

Differential proteomic responses of selectively bred and wild-type Sydney rock oyster populations exposed to elevated CO2

Previous work suggests that larvae from Sydney rock oysters that have been selectively bred for fast growth and disease resistance are more resilient to the impacts of ocean acidification than nonselected, wild-type oysters. In this study, we used proteomics to investigate the molecular differences between oyster populations in adult Sydney rock oysters and to identify […]

Climate change and dead zones

Estuaries and coastal seas provide valuable ecosystem services but are particularly vulnerable to the co-occurring threats of climate change and oxygen-depleted dead zones. We analyzed the severity of climate change predicted for existing dead zones, and found that 94% of dead zones are in regions that will experience at least a 2 °C temperature increase by […]

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