Mon, 06/21/2010 - 16:52 — bass_t
- Isaac Asimov Asks, 'How Do People Get New Ideas?'
Isaac Asimov Asks, “How Do People Get New Ideas?” In 1959, I worked as a scientist at Allied Research Associates in Boston. The company was an MIT spinoff that originally focused on the effects of nuclear weapons on aircraft structures.
- Ice Age people in Peru's Andes lived at extreme highs
Ice Age people were able to survive at high elevations in the Peruvian Andes 12,400 years ago, almost a millennium earlier than previously thought, researchers said Thursday. At an elevation of 4,500 meters (15,000 feet) above sea level, hunter-gatherers made their homes despite low oxygen, frigid weather and high solar radiation.
- Wonkblog: Why do people put solar on their roofs? Because other people put solar on their roofs
A new study finds that the chief reason people put solar on their roofs isn't politics or wealth: It's the influence of their neighbors.
- 8 people arrested in Latvia in match-fixing probe
Eight people have been arrested in Latvia on suspicion of fixing a Champions League qualifying-round game last year. Two players from Latvian champion Daugavpils, one of the teams involved, were among those arrested, police spokesman Dairis Anucins said on Friday. Two club officials and four people with ''ties'' to the club were also arrested, Anucins said, adding the others were part of ''an ...
- People Build Links
Knowing the right people in person and getting links based on goodwill can provide the best links, but it can also be very time-consuming.
- 10 Powerful Practices From Highly Respected People
There are over 7 billion people in the world. A single trait sets a small handful apart; celebrated and emulated individuals have earned something more valuable than gold. Aretha Franklin knows the answer—R.E.S.P.E.C.T.
- 'Help people build their own homes'
Making it easier for people to get land and build their own home would help ease the housing crisis facing Britain, a Conservative MP has told the Commons.
- Do people know where their chicken comes from?
Campaigners say chicken meat needs better labelling. How much do people know about the life of a chicken before it reaches their plate?
- Ebola: Why virus kills some, other people survive
WASHINGTON (AP) — People who shared an apartment with the country's first Ebola patient are emerging from quarantine healthy. And while Thomas Eric Duncan died and two U.S. nurses were infected caring for him, there are successes, too: A nurse infected in Spain has recovered, as have four American aid workers infected in West Africa. Even there, not everyone dies.
- Fraser Island: Native title rights granted to Indigenous people by Federal Court
Queensland's popular Fraser Island has been returned to its Indigenous people, with the Federal Court today granting native title rights.