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Employer: Bear hyper-aggressive against newlywed, co-worker

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A hyper-aggressive black bear moved back and forth between two women in a ferocious attack earlier this week that left a newlywed dead and her co-worker injured in a remote area of Alaska, their employer said Thursday.

Classic Chord #21 – Diabolus in musica

Strictly speaking this classic chord isn’t a chord at all, it’s an interval, the gap between just two notes rather than at least three different notes played together. The interval in question is often described in Western music as “dissonant”...Show More Summary

The Literary Legacy of Joseph Strutt

Joseph Strutt (1749-1802) was an English engraver and antiquarian. Most of his career was taken up with researching, drawing, and publishing artifacts of the British past: pictures of kings from old manuscripts, clothing of different...Show More Summary

Important Current Affairs 24th June 2017 with PDF

19 hours agoAcademics : Testbook Blog

Here is an update containing all the important current affairs for 24th June 2017. You can download the Important Current Affairs 24th June 2017 with pdf capsule too. West Bengal wins UN Public Service Award UN has accorded its highest award for public service to West Bengal govt for it’s ‘Kanyashree’ scheme. Show More Summary

Incentives Matter (Congress and Wall Street edition)

[cat picture] Thomas Ferguson sends along this paper. From the summary: Social scientists have traditionally struggled to identify clear links between political spending and congressional voting, and many journalists have embraced their skepticism. Show More Summary

Scientists make water bottles the old-fashioned way to see if they were toxic to early Californians

If the ubiquity of pollutants in modern life has you yearning for the simpler ways of California’s early residents, an unusual scientific experiment may prompt you to reconsider. After constructing water vessels using the methods of prehistoric people who lived on the Channel Islands, researchers...

Important Current Affairs Quiz 24th June 2017

19 hours agoAcademics : Testbook Blog

Here is a quiz for upcoming Banking, Insurance and Government exams. This quiz contains expected questions which match the exam pattern of Govt Job Exams and other Banking Exams. So make sure you attempt Important Current Affairs Quiz 24th June 2017 to check your preparation level. Show More Summary

Pitch processing

Kevin Smith processes bitumen in the traditional method of Native California Indians for use as a coating for woven water bottles. Samples of air were taken and analyzed for pollutants. (Credit: Nicholas Radtkey, UC Davis, and Sabrina Sholts, Smithsonian Institution)

Physics Week in Review: June 24, 2017

This week's physics highlights: LIGO's successor is approved, the physics of a wobbling suitcase as you're running to catch your flight, and scientists create "liquid light." My latest article for Quanta: Dark Matter Recipe Calls for One Part Superfluid. A...

Medieval Knight's Sword Found in Bog

The medieval sword, at just over three pounds, wouldn't have weighed down its owner. But the bog where it was found might have. That's what researchers are saying after a remarkably well-preserved sword from the 14th century was found in a bog in Poland. A worker was using an excavator...

California AG bans state travel to Texas, 3 other states

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California's attorney general blocked state-funded travel to Texas and three other states on Thursday in response to what he considers anti-LGBT rights laws enacted this year.

NPCIL Result for Executive Trainee Based on GATE 2017 Score Card Out!

20 hours agoAcademics : Testbook Blog

Nuclear Power Corporation of India Limited has announced the result for NPCIL Result for Executive Trainee 2017. The NPCIL is recruiting the Mechanical, Electrical, Civil, Chemical, Instrumentation, Electronics & Communication Engineers based on GATE 2017 Score Card. Show More Summary

6 SSC CPO Motivation Tips to Rock the Exam!

20 hours agoAcademics : Testbook Blog

The SSC CPO Prelims Exam is going to take place from 30 June 2017 to 7 July 2017. Candidates from all parts of India will be appearing for the SSC CPO exams. There’s hardly a week left to prepare. Here, we will be providing you withShow More Summary

Viking shield, spear points and human bones recovered from Viking boat burial in N. Iceland

THE DYSNES SITE The exploration of the site has barely begun. Photo/Auðunn Archeologists working at a dig in Eyjafjörður fjord in North Iceland have announced they have discovered a shield, human bones and two spear points from two of the boat burials. Show More Summary

Error Spotting Capsule 11 in PDF: Relative Pronouns – Part 2

20 hours agoAcademics : Testbook Blog

If you are preparing for competitive exams of Banking, SSC, etc. like (IBPS Clerk, IBPS PO, SBI Clerk, SBI PO, SSC CGL, SSC CHSL, RRB NTPC, RBI, LIC AAO, etc.) you will encounter English Language and Comprehension sections. One of the...Show More Summary

Living with climate change: Convincing the sceptics

Global warming is real, and global warming is here. Whether old-school conservative or free-market radical, here's how to convince the doubters of the facts

Would You Go into Business with this Person?

If not, why are you marrying her? Marriage is undoubtedly more than an economic arrangement. But it is that.

What Monument Avenue Does

There was nothing inevitable about the end of slavery in the United States. Enslaved people fueled this country’s economy, generated great amounts of wealth for their owners, and helped to […]

Jimmy Carter, the Lost Cause, and Sherman’s March

I am currently working on completing the index for my forthcoming collection of essays, Interpreting the Civil War at Museums and Historic Sites, which will be published in September. It’s […]

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