The USPTO has launched a program aimed at children and teens interested in learning more about intellectual property or how the invention process works. The site can be found here at http://www.uspto.gov/kids/. There are activities for all ages of inventors, projects for parents, teachers and students. There are wallpapers they can download, videos to watch … Continue reading →
This picture has been doing the rounds, and it’s certainly an interesting explanation of the Economist’s house style. I particularly like the idea of a red rectangle as a way of keeping the chart identified as coming from the Economist, even when it moves onto Twitter, Tumblr, etc. But, why on earth would you want to “move the chart as far into the background as possible”? There’s an inferiority complex, here, with respect to “the surrounding
The five geckos that were sent to space as part of an experiment to determine the effects on their sex lives have died. Lambasted by comedians, like John Oliver, around the world, the mission was cut short by technical difficulties. However, the deaths may have been man made. Sources at the Roscosmos space agency say … Continue reading →
This one and his serious ears, putting a stop to my transcribing.