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
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.
Tons of people on Twitter were quick to question the fact that noon of these networks seemed to notice.
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.
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
(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
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 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
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
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 […]
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
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
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.
It was named after subterranean German goblins.
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
The sisters were raised in different households and have different mothers.
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...
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 […]
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
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 […]