Guest essay by Eric Worrall The Indian government has just given a major boost to domestic nuclear fusion research, by sanctioning the expenditure of Rs 2,500 crore (around $400 million by my calculation) as seed money, to spur interest in fusion research. According to The Times of India; India is presently one of the seven…
LONDON, April 9 (Reuters) - The Scottish National Party may win 53 out of 59 Scottish seats in the British parliament, according to calculations made by The Times newspaper based on a YouGov poll showing an increase in support for the nationalists ahead of the May 7 election. Though Scots voted to stay part of the United Kingdom in a Sept. Show More Summary
Big banks that can cut costs by 2 percent while adding revenue and avoiding fines could achieve a combined 12 percent return on equity by 2017, a calculation shows.
Researchers have developed a model that explains how heat flows between objects separated by gaps of less than a nanometer. The team has developed a unified framework that calculates heat transport at finite gaps, and has shown that heat flow at sub-nanometer distances occurs not via radiation or conduction, but through 'phonon tunneling.'
As a general rule, nonprofit leaders are a self-less lot. You are so driven by your passion for social change that you are willing to perform any and all tasks required to get the job done. But there is a critical calculation that so many nonprofit leaders neglect. Show More Summary
BOSTON -- The bombing of the Boston Marathon in 2013 was “a cold, calculated terroristic act” carried out by Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, who “thought his values were more important than the people around him,” according to a prosecutor in the 21-year-old’s trial. Assistant U.S. Show More Summary
With almost 70% of Europeans already believing that Greece is a drag on the EU economy, this morning's statement by Greek Alternate Finance Minister Dimitris Mardas - coming just a week after the war-raparations committee was set-up,...Show More Summary
F ICO is adding a new model for calculating credit scores. Last week, they announced a pilot program, rolling out over the next few months. It's meant to help people with bad or nonexistent credit by including bill payment history. Read more...
Don’t obfuscate. No more rationalizations to cloud the point. We know what happened at Garissa University College in Kenya today. The pre-dawn slaughter was a calculated attack carried out by al-Shabab, the Islamist terrorist group based in Somalia. This wasn’t a case of gunfire and explosions launched against innocents by the hands of men driven […]
Why Is Market Breadth Relevant? According to Investopedia, market breadth is: A mathematical formula that uses advancing and declining issues to calculate the amount of participation in the movement of the stock market. By evaluating...Show More Summary
Posted by randfish Today, I'm very excited to announce that Moz's Spam Score, an R&D project we've worked on for nearly a year, is finally going live. In this post, you can learn more about how we're calculating spam score, what it means,...Show More Summary
YouTube Here are two songs by the great Malian musician Salif Keita. I dare you to sit still while this plays.
Data Visualisation by @columnfive. Data Source: New York Times Student Loan Repayment Calculator.
Toyota has patented an improved eye-tracking technology that attempts to eliminate false-positive results caused by redeye. The system also monitors a driver's upper and lower eyelids to calculate how open the is. Continue reading Toyota...Show More Summary
The last calculation of each possible coalition/minority government scenarios after the general election by Populus/Hanover gives seven options as likely (the others such as 'Labour majority' are ranked at 1.4 per cent or less): Labour/SNP...Show More Summary
A London-based design firm has cracked the code to sunny city streets. NBBJ has designed a precisely calculated duo of city skyscrapers that rely on each other to avoid casting shadows on the streets. By bouncing sunlight off of oneShow More Summary
A video uploaded by Sanjay Shedge shows Indian students using a mental abacus technique to make impressively fast calculations in their heads. The students are trained to picture an abacus, and they manipulate the imaginary tool with their hands to quickly give answers to math problems. via reddit, Boing Boing
Submitted by Jim Quinn via The Burning Platform blog, I’m tossing you a softball. Now think carefully. The choices are: A. Zero B. Zero C. Zero D. Zero I know Americans are math challenged and need a calculator to subtract 10 from 20, but I think even a CNBC bimbo or Princeton economic professor could get this one right. Show More Summary
A few days ago, Elon musk pledged to “end range anxiety” for Model S owners by way of an over-the-air software update. Today, he’s detailed how he plans to do that. The short version: the Model S will now run constant calculations (regardless of whether or not you’re using the built in turn-by-turn system) on how far you are from a supercharger. If you are about to… Read More
Lawmakers who congratulated Netanyahu ignored the Israeli leader's political calculation to walk away from a peace framework that is backed by the international community. The post US Lawmakers Rush To Congratulate Netanyahu, Ignore His Abandonment Of Two-State Solution appeared first on ThinkProgress.