The average person will spend more than five years of their lives on social media, according to a study by influencer marketing agency Mediakix. Mediakix calculated average time spent per day on YouTube (40 minutes), Facebook (35), Snapchat (25), Instagram (15) and Twitter (one) and projected those figures out over a lifetime, arriving at a...
This is a video demonstration of the dart board built by former NASA engineer Mark Roper that calculates the trajectory of your throw, then quickly moves the board so you score a bullseye with every shot. Oh yeah? closes eyes, throws...Show More Summary
An international team of scientists, led by researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine and University of California San Francisco, has developed a novel genetic score that allows individuals to calculate their age-specific risk of developing Alzheimer's disease (AD), based upon genetic information.
Two months ago, in early January, when forecasting the source of funds for US stock purchases, Goldman calculated that of the $1 trillion in total demand for calendar 2017, the vast majority. or some $800 billion would come from corporate buybacks, with the balance, or $200 billion would be sourced from ETF demand. Show More Summary
What do you do when your sporting event is threatened by darkness and you need to know how much light there is? You call in your trusty reporter and his state-of-the-art light meter. At the cricket match between New Zealand and South...Show More Summary
Lots of numbers you know by heart, like your street address, how much money you make and the year you were born. Here's one more you should learn too: your net worth. What is your net worth? How do you calculate your net worth? Truth time: See how your net worth compares Why your net worth matters How can you grow your net worth? Read more... Show More Summary
Daily Kos Elections extensively uses our calculations of the 2016 presidential election result by congressional district, like those shown above for Virginia. With ticket-splitting rates at historic lows, the presidential results can...Show More Summary
The Albert Clock by designer Axel Schindlbeck requires users to calculate the time by displaying the hours and minutes as mathematical expressions. The added steps can help keep the brain active while doing something as simple as checking the time. The physical clock is available in white, red, or gray colors and there is also […]
Researchers have created a simulator that predicts in less than 10 minutes the behavior of tsunamis generated by landslides. The system reduces the time spent in calculating different situations up to 60 percent. With this simulator, it is possible to immediately obtain information and thus facilitate more effective performance of authorities and rescue teams.
Upul Tharanga, the Sri Lanka batsman, has said that the team had not included the weather in their calculations as they batted on past tea on the fourth day
It is rare in biology that a single trait can answer questions spanning several fields of research. One such trait is plant biology's "leaf mass per area," a simple measurement calculated by weighing a dried leaf and dividing by its original fresh area. Show More Summary
The abacus counting device dates back thousands of years but has, in the past century, been replaced by calculators and computers. But studies show that abacus use can have an effect on how well people learn math. In this excerpt adapted...Show More Summary
(University of Colorado at Boulder) A team led by the University of Colorado Boulder has laid out a series of mathematical calculations showing how one or more of the world's elite men marathoners could break the storied two-hour mark, shaving about four and a half minutes off the current world record.
A calculator to guide treatment choice in esophageal cancer has been developed by a team of researchers. The tool helps identify which patients may benefit from treatment before surgery.
Dish Network‘s stock has declined marginally in the week following its Q4 and full-year earnings release. Dish added 28,000 pay-TV subscribers in the quarter – though some of that may have been due to a change in the calculation for commercial accounts
(Stanford's School of Earth, Energy & Environmental Sciences ) A new software tool can help reduce the risk of triggering manmade earthquakes by calculating the probability that oil and gas injection activities will trigger slip in nearby faults.
The Economic Policy Institute calculated income inequality in the US by state, metropolitan area, and county. This map shows how much annual income a family needs to earn to be considered in the top 1% of their state. Follow BI Video: On Twitter Join the conversation about this story »
A new, freely available software tool developed by Stanford scientists will enable energy companies and regulatory agencies to calculate the probability of triggering manmade earthquakes from wastewater injection and other activities associated with oil and gas production.
by Angela Guess A recent press release reports, “Today, and after more than two years of highly secretive development, Berlin-based start-up AVA opens to the public, announcing its artificial intelligence capable of calculating the statistical, current, and predictive safety and risk for any given location in real-time. Show More Summary
Daily Kos Elections recently completed calculating the 2016 presidential election results by congressional district. With ticket-splitting rates at historic lows, and presidential results highly correlated with congressional results, these numbers serve as a strong predictor of future House election outcomes. Show More Summary