You know those little things your parents told you as a child that you always just took as truth because they never got questioned? Well one bit me in the ass yesterday. I am studying abroad in Paris this year.
So theoretically, if we obtained a solid, which is less dense than a gas, would it 'levitate' as such, in the gas, or is floating just an interaction between solids and liquids? Thanks in advance :) Edit: To stop any
Mark Gurman / 9to5Mac:Cook teases ‘ton’ of Apple Watch announcements, including Panera Bread, Salesforce enterprise & fitness apps — In addition to discussing the international Apple Watch launch and accessibility
Natt Garun / The Next Web:Google launches Player Analytics and custom native ads tools for game developers — Appropriately announced at todays Game Developer Conference 2015, Google unveiled updates for
Stephen Shankland / CNET:Silent Circle reveals secure Blackphone 2 phone, Blackphone+ tablet — The privacy protection company will upgrade its snoop-resistant handset later this year and introduce a tablet, too.
So, how are you doing? Here is part two. I will post part three tomorrow around 16:00 UK time. Those who have just joined us, should look at part one to establish characters. Part Two:Someone’s missing something Cox exclaimed. The
A Columbia University professor—who is an ardent supporter of women’s rights and advocate against domestic violence—was arrested and charged with a misdemeanor assault after beating up her boyfriend on Valentine’s Day.According to her faculty bio& …
We’re done with the Golden Globes and the Oscars but an entirely different kind of actor is still lurking around: scammers who pretend to be someone they’re not. Sometimes it seems we’re afloat in a sea of imposters who are
ATLANTA (Reuters) - Thomas J. Stanley, author of the best-selling book, The Millionaire Next Door: The Surprising Secrets of Americas Wealthy, has died in a car crash near his home in suburban Atlanta, police said on Monday. He was 71.
It has been really overcast the last few days here in Houston, which makes photographing actual light a bit more difficult. So I had to get creative: a neighbours tulip magnolia tree is in full bloom, so I figured that
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Meet the new middle age, as personified by women who are extending the prime of life-with all its rich emotional, intellectual and spiritual potential-way beyond the short horizons that defined their mothers middle years. Are you among them? If so,
In the third round of The Honda Classic 2015, Jason Dufners 37-foot chip shot from the rough rolls over a ball marker and still rolls in for birdie on the par-4 14th hole. Read More In the third round of
Samsung has officially announced its latest flagship smartphone, the Samsung Galaxy S6 at the Samsung Unpacked event earlier today together with the Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge which is basically an S6 with its display wrapped around the edges of the
This is kind of related... In your 65/20/15 thread you talk about the amount of time on that... but as for number of shots its about the same, correct? Nah. You can hit more short game shots in a short
The driver of the truck was able to walk away from the crash and seemed to be uninjured after he was checked over by paramedics at the scene. Its unclear at this time what caused the truck to drive into
Members of Iraqi security forces and Shiite militia fighters make their way in vehicles from Samarra to the outskirts of Tikrit, north of Baghdad, Saturday as Islamic State suicide bombers and fighters struck targets in the northern Iraqi city of
In the tech world a stack refers to all the elements of something. For the mortgage industry, the idea of the single stack is that one platform can either meet all of the functional requirements involved in assembling a mortgage,
Bottles of nut chocolate liqueur are displayed in VOM FASS at the Grand Canal Shoppes in the Venetian Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2015. The store sells whiskeys and liqueurs on tap and lets shoppers sample them before purchasing.
My eyes still hurt from staring into the flames of burning garbage for two hours as the Raptors were spanked like naughty school boys in front of 20,000 fans last night at the Air Canada Center. The game started off
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The mother of a baby whose body was found in a remote area of Yolo County earlier this week has been charged with killing the child, whose disappearance prompted a frantic search in Northern California. Samantha Green was arrested about
A man federal prosecutors say was a high-ranking Imperial Gangster has been found guilty of killing five men while taking part in racketeering activity. Federal attorneys urged jurors during their closing arguments Thursday to convict Juan Briseno of murdering six
The events, which police said were spread over six crime scenes, began unfolding around 10 p.m. on Thursday when a girl called 911 from a neighbors home. A man who declined to be identified told a Reuters photographer that a
It is perhaps the result of reading too many detective stories, but Montaignes notes on the importance of intentions was full of possibilities: They do still worse who reserve for their last will the declaration of some spiteful intention against
Russian opposition leader and former deputy prime minister Boris Nemtsov was shot to death in a Moscow street, the government announced Friday. Former Deputy Prime Minister Boris Nemtsov has been shot dead in Moscow, the Russian government said in a
Leonard Nimoy, the actor best known for his portrayal of Spock on Star Trek , died Friday morning at his home in Los Angeles. He was 83. His wife, Susan Bay Nimoy, told the New York Times the actor died
Tom Schweich, Missouris state auditor and a candidate in the Republican gubernatorial primary, died in an apparent suicide on Feb. 26. Tony Messenger, a St. Louis Post-Dispatch reporter who had gotten to know Schweich, talks about his impressions of him
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Earlier this month, ... (previously)... quietly introduced what could become its most significant feature—the ability to annotate any page on the web. Currently in beta testing, the new functionality lets users add genius.com/ to the beginning of any URL to
For much of the tenth century, the Qarmatians enjoyed supreme power in northeastern Arabia, exacting tribute even from the caliphs in Baghdad and Cairo. They were an esoteric Ismaili Shiite sect from the oases of the desert fringe and the
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Criminal is a podcast with Stories of people whove done wrong, been wronged, or gotten caught somewhere in the middle. The shows producers are full-time radio people, but Criminal is what we do when we go home at night. Part
Fewer large companies are run by women than by men named John, a sure indicator that the glass ceiling remains firmly in place in corporate America. Among chief executives of S&P 1500 firms, for each woman, there are four men
Scientists at the École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne have captured The first ever photograph of light as both a particle and wave (images of the photo and the microscope in right hand column) using EPFLs ultrafast energy-filtered transmission electron microscope
On Sunday afternoon, March 1, a man who went by the name Africa was shot to death by a member of the LAPD. (tw: graphic video, NSFW language). Africa had been homeless, and was recently on the street after spending
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Its Errol Morris Week at Grantland. Six short documentaries created by Academy Award winning filmmaker Errol Morris (previously) will be rolled out this week. The first, entitled The Subterranean Stadium, about a league of electric football players, was posted today.
At age 14, James Harrison had major surgery and required 3.4 gallons of donated blood. As soon as he turned 18, he began donating blood himself, and it was discovered that his blood contained an antibody that, when given to
Did Amazon Sink the Queen of Online Erotica? - Phoebe Reilly, VultureEngler is an underappreciated pioneer, a self-proclaimed feminist in furry-cat slippers. To put her crowning achievement demurely, she challenged the book-publishing industrys denial of womens appetite for sexually explicit