Thirty years is, like, forever in geek years:
If you keep doubling the value, the numbers grow large, fast:
I heard recently that 20% of all internet traffic is on Facebook. Number two on the list is Amazon at 2%.
The answer is easy if you take it logically:
The science is non-obvious but fairly straightforward, the effect is amazing:
When it's really cold, hot water drops don't freeze, they evaporate (nearly) instantly. Here are a couple demonstrations...
-30F (that's -35C) in Northwest Territories, Canada:
Snowflakes are beautiful at the macroscopic level. But how about at the microscopic level? Here are electron-microscope photos of snowflakes (more here):
Do you think your job couldn't be outsourced? Do you think it requires actual face-time to get the results necessary?
In South Korea, researchers are experimenting with using a robot that provides a body, face, and voice for students while the teacher sits in his or her apartment in the Philippines. The teachers can live anywhere, these just happen to be very affordable teachers.
If you're not watching everywhere when you ride, you deserve this:
Yep, you read the headline right. Scientists are transplanting feces from a donor to a patient as a last-ditch effort to fight C-diff, a bacteria that seems to be impervious to antibiotics. I'm glad I'm not the surgeon in these cases.