Scientists at University College London (UCL) have demonstrated how cooking the perfect pancake could give medical experts an insight into curing eye conditions such as glaucoma. Glaucoma is a condition caused by a buildup of liquid in the eye and any subsequent visual impairment is irreversible. Show More Summary
The Big Data industry has matured to the point where there are now established markets for the various categories of products and services, which make up the industry. My clients often ask me about the best big data vendors they might use and my answer is that this very much [...]
With the Zika virus spreading rapidly through the Western Hemisphere, particularly in South America, the world has begun to worry about how the virus will affect this summer’s Olympics. Two weeks after the Australian Olympic Committee warned pregnant women to avoid traveling to Rio de Janeiro, home of the 2016 Games, the U.S. Show More Summary
Companies paid $5m for 30-second Super Bowl ads. It took Peyton Manning a fraction of that time to accomplish the game’s biggest plug. ||| New York - Companies paid $5 million for 30-second ads during Super Bowl 50. It took Peyton Manning about two seconds to accomplish the game’s biggest plug. Show More Summary
Apache Hadoop is an open-source software framework written in Java for distributed storage and distributed processing of very large data sets on computer clusters built from commodity hardware. All the modules in Hadoop are designed with a fundamental assumption that hardware failures are common and should be automatically handled by the framework.
In this article, we will explore how Java configuration could be used to replace the XML configuration in ZK Spring MVC and the convenience of using a new feature in ZK 8 – Shadow Selector – to control shadow elements.
As payment systems continue to evolve, transit systems across North America are taking steps to update how customers pay to board.
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Another night, another baffling story about the Sacramento Kings. After their 120-100 loss to the Cavaliers, Rajon Rondo complained to reporters about how only “3 or 4” players showed up to an optional shootaround in the morning. Read more...
It's not a secret that Michelle Obama knows how to bust a move. Cue the scene of her breaking it down at the White House Easter Egg roll and another of her showing Ellen how to groove to "Uptown Funk."Monday, it seemed only natural that she opened her home for... More »
A bunch of people noticed and chimed in: Wasn't Pfleger whining about how cops ought to just "do their jobs properly," then as soon as they did their jobs properly, couldn't wait to start whining about them doing their jobs? What an asshole this guy is. We mean more than normal assholes are.He's like an asshole squared. At least
Editor’s Note: Damian Mingle is a data scientist with Nashville-based health analytics firm WPC Healthcare and has significant experience mapping the West Nile virus for communities struggling to contain the mosquito population thatShow More Summary
How much volume should you get in a daypack, weekend backpack, multi-day backpack, or expedition backpack? Here are some volume guidelines and advice so you can start shopping for backpacks in the appropriate size range. Recommended Backpack Volumes Daypacks Most daypacks range from 20 liters to 35 liters on the high end. While a smaller sized […]
A single television episode can exemplify the spirit of its time. A Very Special Episode presents The A.V. Club’s survey of TV at its most distinctive. I couldn’t even begin to calculate how many hours of my life I’ve spent thinking about Fantasy Island. Show More Summary
In entertainment, an awful lot of stuff happens behind closed doors, from canceling TV shows to organizing music festival lineups. While the public sees the end product on TVs, movie screens, paper, or radio dials, they don’t see what it took to get there. Show More Summary
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Some people have dedicated a large amount of time to killing off their Sims to see in how many ways a Sim can die. And there are some seriously crazy ways to kill off a Sim. This list showcases the top five?and you'll never play The Sims the same again. Click To Continue Reading
Wonder how Fox News will react
Forget what you know about Valentine’s Day. Because even with the best intentions, most of you guys have experienced how lousy it feels to fall short of expectations on a day created to make your special someone feel extra special, loved, and cared for. Show More Summary
Corn seedlings are especially susceptible to hungry insect herbivores, such as caterpillars and aphids, because they lack woody stems and tough leaves. So what's a tender, young corn plant to do? read more