We’ve seen Pavegen’s energy-harvesting tiles turning up in a variety of places to harvest some of the kinetic energy generated while walking or running over them. But a team of students at Rice University has put the shoe on the other...Show More Summary
What is going on in the brain of someone who has the deluded belief that they are brain dead? A team of researchers led by neuropsychologist Vanessa Charland-Varville at CHU Sart-Tilman Hospital and the University of Liege has attempted...Show More Summary
The University of Maryland’s English Department held its commencement ceremonies on Monday and student Jamie Lee gave the following unusually honest speech in which she concedes that she once thought going to College Park was beneath her and that studying … Continue reading ?
Russia’s federal government will pay out roughly $5,400 to Russian gold medalists at this summer’s University Games in the Russian city of Kazan, according to a decree signed Tuesday by Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev.
Short charge life of a normal mobile phone battery has been a universal problem. Even though Smartphones are getting more and more powerful, the battery life still remains a huge bottleneck for their growth. Even the most superior smartphones today struggle to offer full day battery life with moderate usage. Show More Summary
The University of Alabama has been a factory for producing NFL talent since head coach Nick Saban arrived in Tuscaloosa, and after the Crimson Tide won their 15th national title in January, that tradition continued in the 2013 NFL draft. Show More Summary
At least 13 states have enacted them, with no effect on murder rate.
By CFA Institute Contributors: By Rob Gowen, CFA New York University professor Aswath Damodaran has been teaching corporate finance and valuation for decades. His message is simple: when valuing a publicly traded stock, the ubiquitous discounted cash flow model is a trustworthy framework. Show More Summary
Unsightly underarm sweat patches could soon be a thing of the past thanks to a new fabric developed at the University of California, Davis. Instead of simply soaking up sweat like conventional fabrics, the new fabric is threaded with...Show More Summary
Built with a patented one-piece weave on top and resilient Lunarlon foam cushioning underfoot, the Nike Lunar Flyknit Chukka combines a bold look and comfort in a mid-cut profile. The latest iteration combines a wolf grey, white, and black Flyknit upper… Nike Lunar Flyknit Chukka Wolf Grey/University Red is a post by Brian Farmer on Highsnobiety.
CINCINNATI—Early-life exposure to traffic-related air pollution was significantly associated with higher hyperactivity scores at age 7, according to new research from the University of Cincinnati (UC) and Cincinnati Children's Hospital...Show More Summary
Uh. What? Sam Neill, who you may better remember as Dr. Alan Grant in Steven Spielberg’s 1993 Jurassic Park, talked to the Dominion Post about Universal Pictures’ forthcoming sequel. His response was stomach-churning. “I’m told it’s a big reboot, a total re-jig.” The project, which was being called Jurassic Park IV, was put on hold... Read More
Given last week’s revelation that the IRS targeted conservative groups seeking tax-exempt status, it’s worth recalling President Obama’s Ohio State University commencement address. The president decried “voices” warning “that tyranny is always lurking just around the corner.” It’s no longer lurking. Show More Summary
Usually a scandal in college sports is seen and described as a “black eye” to the school and sports program that is hit by it. But what if a scandal’s details made sense considering what offending school’s program is implicated? Granted, almost every college university with a football, basketball, or baseball program would probably fit [...]
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Nearly 13,000 healthcare employees at five University of California medical centers plan to strike on Tuesday in a move that threatens to back up emergency rooms and already has forced the postponement of elective surgeries.
By now probably everyone knows about the devastation that racked Oklahoma City and its suburbs, especially the town of Moore. As regular readers of mine will know, my sister teaches at the University in Norman and I was relieved to hear that she and her husband are fine. Show More Summary
Universal Pictures has released a 60-sec. TV spot for the upcoming action, supernatural thriller, “R.I.P.D.” starring Ryan Reynolds, Jeff Bridges, Kevin Bacon, Stephanie Szostak, Mary-Louise Parker, Marisa Miller, Mike O’Malley, James Hong, and Robert Knepper. The film is directed by … Continue reading ?
The University of Michigan Museum of Art is presenting Isamu Noguchi and Qi Baishi: Beijing 1930, an exhibition of drawings and paintings by the two eminent artists seen side-by-side for the first time and the first large-scale exhibition to focus on the fruits of Noguchi?s six-month stay in Beijing in 1930. Show More Summary
Gentle people of Minnesota, you may want to rethink shelling out for that Golden Gophers diploma. Read more...
Troy Baker will be taking on the role of The Joker in the Batman: Arkham Origins, but did you know that he's quite well versed in the Batman universe? Baker also provides the voice of Batman in LEGO Batman: The Movie – DC Super Heroes Unite. Crazier still, Baker voiced Batman, Two-Face, Sinestro, Brainiac and Hawkman in Lego Batman 2. He's a one-man Batman show! link