It was a horrific scene in Cologne on New Year’s Eve. The chaos and destruction committed by Muslim refugees that night is just now starting to calculate, and the damage
Research performed by U.S. Department of Energy's Ames Laboratory Associate Scientist Durga Paudyal was recently featured on the cover of the November 13, 2015, issue of Physical Review Letters. In his paper, "Complex Magnetism of Lanthanide...Show More Summary
It's not by accident or poor calculation that the time estimated in the Uber app is different than the time it takes for a car to arrive, said its CEO Travis Kalanick in a series of tweets Sunday. Investor Jason Calacanis launched a debate when he called it a "#firstworldproblem" that Uber cars are always later than their estimates in the apps. Show More Summary
Earlier this spring, Sen. Marco Rubio's (R-Florida) pollster publicly laid out a potentially harsh truth : By his calculations, the eventual Republican nominee would to capture 40% of the Latino vote in order to win in 2016. “Unless...Show More Summary
Why wait until now? A calculated political ploy in the 2016 electoral cycle, huh? Photo by Speaker resources
The National Retail Federation recently estimated that 2015 holiday gift card sales will reach nearly $26 billion. By my own calculations, that means the world's 7.3 billion inhabitants will each have about $3.50 to spend on a gift of...Show More Summary
OLYMPIA, Wash. -- More than 3,000 prisoners in Washington have been mistakenly released early since 2002 because of an error by the state's Department of Corrections that resulted in wrongly calculated sentences for about 3 percent of the prison population. Continue reading ? The post More than 3,000 Washington prisoners mistakenly freed early appeared first on PBS NewsHour.
In the new documentary The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution, director Stanley Nelson captures the calculated destruction of the radical Black Panther Party by federal officials, including the literal destruction of its members under a barrage of police bullets. Show More Summary
We've all seen Star Wars: The Force Awakens by now, right? Considering the box office records its shattering, my calculations say every human alive has seen it by now, twice. (Full Disclosure: math has never been my strong suit.) Just...
The situation with the Russian Su-24, which was downed by the Turkish Air Force in November, wasn’t something unexpected, as the relationship between Russia and Turkey had already become tense after Moscow began its anti-terrorist bombing campaign in Syria, French political journalist Adrien Lelievre wrote for Les Echos.
Advertisers use television ratings to decide when to buy commercial slot. Find out what ratings numbers mean and how they're calculated by Nielsen.
Early the next morning, I'm woken up by Josephine and an entourage of servants to dress me. Though I scowl, there's really little I can do under Josephine's watchful, calculating eye. She tells me I’ve been summoned to the Exalted Plains to help with a few problems because apparently nothing in Thedas can be accomplished without my direct involvement.
Let's face it, the rest of the week will be eclipsed by Star Wars: The Force Awakens. Presumably, you've got your tickets, you've mentally calculated backwards to achieve Maximum Arrival Time (MAT) in order to secure Premium Viewing Capacity Seats...
New York Times: “But their tense confrontation on Tuesday night was about more than just a clash of worldviews. It was calculated political strategy masked by the language of defense appropriations and classified intelligence programs. The two senators have come [...]
UK firms are spending between £240m and £390m a year by offering ‘free fuel’ as a benefit. So says fuel and mileage solutions specialist The Miles Consultancy (TMC), which calculates that up to 90% of drivers in receipt of private fuel Benefit-in-Kind should give up the highly taxed perk or be bought out of it. […]
I have just finished Naomi Wolf's polemical debut, The Beauty Myth. First published in 1990, it details the new societal obsession with female appearance as a calculated move by the oppressive patriarchy. We were moved out of the kitchens...Show More Summary
by Dennis Crouch Samsung Electronics Co. v. Apple Inc., No 15-___ (on petition for writ of certiorari) Samsung has now filed its petition for writ of certiorari challenging the $400 million that it has paid for infringing Apple’s design patents that cover the iconic curved corner iPhone and its basic display screen. Samsung writes, “[The Supreme Court] […]
By looking at a collision between a blaster bolt and a storm trooper, I can estimate the mass of the bolt. The post I Calculated the Mass of a Star Wars Blaster Bolt for You appeared first on WIRED.
If you have an old 401(k) from a company you don’t work for anymore, you may be tempted to cash it out, rather than move it somewhere else. This tool will show you just how much that will cost you in the long run. Read more...
Daunted by the size of that book you have been meaning to read? It might take you less time than you think. If you want an accurate calculation of the time you’ll need to finish that book, head over to How Long to Read. The site lists more than 12 million books in its database. Show More Summary