The more archaeologists study Stonehenge, the more mysteries unfold. But a coherent story is beginning to emerge.
“Turning the Pages is a software program developed by Armadillo Studios that enables libraries and museums to digitize books, manuscripts, and other documents in an engaging 3D format. Here, readers will find the British Library’s spectacular collection of items digitized with this software.”
In much of the U.S., the housing crash hangover lingers. New tabulation of home price data lets you zoom in on hundreds of metro areas and counties around the country.
Source: A Bear’s-Eye View of Yellowstone
While dodging accusations of communism, Charlotte Serber made the nuclear bomb possible.
Dog owners often say the best thing about dogs is their unconditional love.But new research suggests there’s another benefit, too. Dog owners walk more.
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A group of doctors and engineers developed a sci-fi inspired device that can scan a patient, read his or her vital signs, and diagnose any medical problems in a matter of minutes.
COMMENTARY: Young adults aren’t growing up as fast as they used to – Las Vegas Review-Journal
Perhaps these trends can be extrapolated to the future. Or perhaps not. The new lifestyles have emerged only in the past few decades — too recently to know the long-term effects.
Calvin, the Martian creature at the center of Daniel Espinosa’s new sci-fi horror film, Life, lives happily enough on the International Space Station, doted upon by six loving astronauts. An unprom…
The most pressing question of our age is not what will happen when the computers outsmart us. Nor is it the future of globalisation, or how to stop climate change. It is much more fundamental than these.
Why is everyone so mean and stupid, and why is it getting worse?
Book essay: The Knowledge Illusion: Why We Never Think Alone, cognitive scientists Steven Sloman and Philip Fernbach.
Source: The age of unenlightenment