A wildfire is an uncontrolled fire in an area of combustible vegetation occurring in the countryside area. Sometime, it is also called forest fire, bush fire or brush fire. It differs from other kinds of fire by its extensive size, the speed at which it can spread out from its original source, and its potential to alter the direction unexpectedly. Show More Summary
Why should we care about your health after you've retired? In a meeting Wednesday where House lawmakers discussed key differences between the two chambers’ 2015-17 budget proposals, Rep. Gary Pendleton (R-Raleigh) said he was all for...Show More Summary
Cancer Research UK scientists have for the first time identified that there are five distinct types of prostate cancer and found a way to distinguish between them, according to a study in EBioMedicine. The findings could have important...Show More Summary
Here’s a scary thought: dangerous medication mixups could begin at your doctor’s office. The FDA put out a warning today that they’ve received reports of mixups between similarly-named drugs that do very different things. The FDA urges patients and caregivers to know what the drug they’re supposed to be taking looks like, and alert medical providers if the drug that … [More]
Meryl Streep is arguably either the greatest actress of her generation or the greatest living film actress -- a debate which boils down to the approximate difference between best and best-est. She shape-shifts on screen, changing her look, her accent, the very essence of her being for each role. Show More Summary
History never repeats itself exactly, which is why analogies are always on shaky ground. In order to learn from the past, we can explore similarities between distinct events, but significant differences always remain. Nonetheless, we...Show More Summary
"People should be taking the culture seriously. Club culture is an art.?"
by Jelani Harper Initially, Master Data Management (MDM) systems and the content they contain may seem counterintuitive or even diametrically opposed to Big Data systems. Some of the considerable differences between Master Data and Big Data include: Volume: Comparatively, Master Data sets are much smaller than those for Big Data. Show More Summary
Last week, I began a look at four factors on which a championship season can hinge, making the difference between a very good team and a great one. Bill King is an Athens native and a...
In a world of Facebook Memes and 24-hour media sound bites it is very easy to be inundated with opinions masquerading as facts. How do we teach our children the difference between the two? The post Bakersfield Is the Capital of California, and Other Facts I Made Up appeared first on The Good Men Project.
Investigators at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles found that differences between the sexes are present at birth. Results of the study suggest that this difference is evolutionary, allowing the female spine to adapt to the fetal load during pregnancy. Show More Summary
A heated battle is unfolding in Washington right now between members of the Senate and House who are each fighting for different versions of a bill to save the Highway Trust Fund. Increasingly, it seems that traditional means of taxing fuel aren’t going to cut it. Show More Summary
Pathfinding is all about living a meaningful life. But is it possible to think you’re living a meaningful life, and be wrong? Is meaning entirely in the eye of the beholder, or is there a difference between true meaning and fake meaning? And if so, how can you tell the difference? Pace and Kyeli disagree! […]
Quick question: What really differentiates the successful individual who seems to be getting along fine from the highly successful individual... The post 15 Differences Between Successful and Highly Successful Individuals appeared first on Lifehack.
Cinefix isn't so much railing against the differences as they are just pointing them out for NERDS.
Scientists have, for the first time, identified that there are five distinct types of prostate cancer and have found a way to distinguish between them, according to a landmark study.
Even though it'll release almost nine years after the original, Gears of War players won't feel a lot of difference between 2006's game and the remaster. Sure, they'll notice a ton of differences, but they won't feel them. In the latest...Show More Summary
What a difference four years makes. Between June 2011 and June 2015, small business lending at big banks went from it's lowest ebb to its current record high. Unfortunately, the same can not be said for all lending institutions as we shall see.
If you are upset about the killing of Cecil the Lion and you are not a vegan, then you are suffering from moral schizophrenia. There is no difference between “Cecil” and all of the animals you eat who do not have names but who value their lives as much as the lion valued his. Show More Summary
Whenever a Government assumes the power of discriminating between the different classes of the community, it becomes, in effect, the arbiter of their prosperity, and exercises a power not contemplated by any intelligent people in delegating their sovereignty to their rulers. It then becomes the great regulator of the profits of every species of industry, […]