With college tuitions ballooning to the point of implosion, and free educational content proliferating online, the future of education is a scorching hot topic. So where are we heading? Coursera and Khan Academy? Video game-based curricula? Experience-driven microlearning? Or school […]test
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I used to get really excited about upcoming sci-fi movie previews (because I'm a nerd) until I watched the preview for Apollo 18.But first some background to this tragedy of a film:
(Image Credit: By Apollo 16 astronauts (NASA Apollo 16 photograph AS16-3021) [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons)Pictured here is the lunar farside, sometimes called the "dark" side of the moon, which, by the way, is a complete misnomer because it is illuminated by the sun just as often
U.S. Special Forces Demonstrate RAZAR
Photo courtesy of Sandia National Laboratories
In the tense moments of a long-range gun battle, unnecessary movements can give away a combatant's position, cause them to lose sight of the enemy, and possibly lead to fatalities. For America’s special forces, Sandia National Laboratories has developed a new sniper scope that, with the press of a button, adjusts focus. Called Rapid Adaptive Zoom for Assault Rifles (RAZAR), the lens has
Three months after the loss of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 over Ukraine the world is no wiser about what, and who, caused this crash. Well, we have the preliminary report but this only confirmed the bleeding obvious (“the aircraft was penetrated by a … Continue reading →