What better way to celebrate moving your clock forward than getting that anole watch–available in five ecomorphs–that you’ve been coveting. Pop on over to Zazzle.com now, and don’t delay, because the deal ends at 1 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time. Use code word sundaydeal22.
Cantami, o diva di una dama che era stata rapita, ma che non era poi una dama, nel senso umano del termine, ma una mitica dama magica, in grado di moltiplicare il chicco di riso che viene posto sul primo dei suoi quadretti (un po' come la leggendaria scacchiera):Il nostro eroe, però, preso da collera fiera e tremenda, mandò in 64 pezzi sulla testa del rivale la preziosa dama. Per ripristinare il magico potere della dama, però, bisogna ricostruire la dama con la stessa
In response to “an extraordinary outpouring of discussions on open data and its place in scientific publishing” following a February 24 announcement about a new data policy at PLOS, the publisher has apologized and corrected the record. The new policy — which was actually first announced on January 23, as we noted here — had […]
Following my midweek post on use of PowerPoint in teaching I got a few responses, which I’ve collated in a storify post (see Twitter feed for link). I’m pleased to say that no significant objections were raised. Not having too many slides and not going too fast are obvious points, as well as the desirability […]
It takes around 150 milliseconds (or about one sixth of a second) to blink your eyes. In other words, not long. That’s why you say something happened “in the blink of an eye” when an event passed so quickly that you were barely aware of it. Yet a new study shows that humans can process […]
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