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Economists cash in on efficient, high-performance computing method

Economists have previously made little use of high-performance computers (HPC) in their research. This is despite the fact that the complex interactions and heterogeneity of their models can quickly cause them to reach hundreds of dimensions, which cannot be calculated using conventional methods. Show More Summary

CERN to Transport Antimatter in a Van to Study Neutron Stars

Researchers at CERN have gotten comfortable with antimatter -- so comfortable, in fact, they're planning to load a billion antimatter particles into a van for a quick field trip. The post CERN to Transport Antimatter in a Van to Study Neutron Stars appeared first on ExtremeTech.

French Figure Skater Suffers Nip Slip At The Olympics

2 days agoHumor : eBaum's World

Tons of people on Twitter were quick to question the fact that noon of these networks seemed to notice.

10 Facts About Presidents And Tax – And Why It’s Not Really Presidents’ Day

We're celebrating Presidents' Day across the country today - even though that's not 100% accurate. To mark the day, here are ten quick facts about tax and our presidents.

Ski: Discover the Ski Resort of Wengen in the Swiss Alps

Nestled among the snow-capped Swiss Alps, the fairy-tale village of Wengen is a family-friendly resort for skiers and snowboarders of all ages and abilities. Quick Facts Languages: Swiss, German and English Currency: Swiss Francs (CHF)...Show More Summary

All About Valentines Day

last weekHumor / odd : Neatorama

(YouTube link) The second episode of the new Mental Floss video series Scatterbrained is all about Valentines Day. Learn quick facts about the history of the holiday, all about traditional Valentine candy, other holidays celebrating romance around the world, advice on buying and selling a diamond ring, and the mating habits of animals. Show More Summary

How Have Live Streamed Games Transformed The Online Gaming Industry?

Over the last few years, live streaming content from across the internet has become an everyday activity for millions of consumers. In fact, you could argue it has been adopted so quickly and by so many people that it is now just asShow More Summary

Monster Hunter World Is The Fastest-Selling Capcom Game Ever

Monster Hunter World hit five million shipped fairly quickly after launching on PS4 and Xbox One (PC version coming later in the year) and has continued to do well. So well, in fact, that it has become the not only the fast selling Monster...Show More Summary

A Quick Marketing Guide On How to Utilize Visual Content On Social Media

Fact: People’s attention span is shorter than that of a goldfish. We lose concentration in about 8 seconds and this is probably an effect of the mobile age and our digitalized lifestyle. Because of this, it’s critical that you know how to promote your business using visual content on social media. Show More Summary

Orange County Contrails: A Followup

A week ago I posted a picture of some contrails that seemed like they were rising at a surprisingly steep angle. I got convinced pretty quickly that, in fact, this is just an optical illusion created by a plane coming around the curve of the earth from south of here. And of course, that’s what […]

How to Quickly Convert Excel Spreadsheets to Google Sheets

Spreadsheets are not just a tool for financiers and accountants. In fact, many creatives love a structured tool like a spreadsheet to bring organization to projects. You can use spreadsheets for financial tasks like tracking your client billings, logging project data, and building budgets. Show More Summary

Grab it quick: New Xbox Wireless Adapter finally available

It has been a long wait, but Microsoft’s brand-new Xbox Wireless Adapter is finally available in the Microsoft Store. The main big difference in the new Xbox Wireless Adapter is it’s smaller size — in fact, it’s a whopping 66% smaller...Show More Summary

Watch this new robot move so fast it becomes a blur

last monthHumor / odd : Boing Boing

This new origami-inspired robot, "milliDelta," created by Harvard researchers, moves so quickly all you can see is a blur. In fact, moving at 70 motions a second, it's the "smallest, fastest, and most precise of its kind," according to The Verge. The robot can be used in assembly lines as well as as assisting in delicate surgery.

10 Quick Facts About Cobalt

last monthHumor / odd : mental_floss

It was named after subterranean German goblins.

Trump DROPS THE HAMMER On China After They’re Caught Transferring Oil To North Korea

China has been quick to honor President Trump whenever he visits, buy Trump hasn’t always been President Xi Jinping’s biggest fan. In fact, our leader has recently come down on

Zelda: Breath Of The Wild Has A Weird DLC Boss Weakness

There are a handful of new bosses to face off against in The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild and one of them has a pretty weird weakness that will allow you to exploit it and beat it rather easily. In fact, there's a quick visual guide to show you just how weird the boss weakness...

DeAngelo Williams Went On NFL Network To Discuss Pats-Steelers & Things Got Heated Quickly (VIDEO)

2 months agoSports : Total Pro Sports

It’s no secret that DeAngelo Williams doesn’t like the New England Patriots and he definitely doesn’t like the fact that the team is favored over the Pittsburgh Steelers just ahead of their huge match-up. That anger came spewing out when he joined the cast on NFL Network’s Good Morning Football and the entire interview was […]

Pandora will let users listen to songs on-demand if they watch a quick video ad

Though music services like Spotify and Apple Music tend to garner the most attention in the tech press, it's sometimes easy to forget that Pandora is not only alive and kicking, but still extremely popular. In fact, one survey we saw...Show More Summary

Bears Tight End Zach Miller Talks About Horrific Knee Injury and Grueling Recovery in Emotional New Interview (Video)

2 months agoSports : Total Pro Sports

Back in October, Chicago Bears tight end Zach Miller suffered one of the most gruesome knee injuries anybody had ever seen. In fact, had it not been for some quick thinking by Bears assistant athletic trainer Sid Dryer, the catastrophic damage to Miller’s arteries probably would have resulted in amputation. Fortunately, though Miller’s NFL career […]

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