I wanted to know why do dried up lakes form this polygon (4-5) patterns on the ground. What is the reason for this? Example can be seen below. http://www.my-photo-blog.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/02/Dry-lake-sunset.jpg submitted by shyne264 to askscience
I've got a thing for the dystopian genre, especially when it's about a rebuild of the world or something of the sort. I'm currently reading Maddadam from Margret Atwood and it's amazing! (Also, english is not my first language so
My 5 Questions: What has been your favorite song/album to produce? To listen to? Who/what is your greatest influence in music? Will your fifth studio album be your last? What is your most difficult song to perform?
Martin Brinkmann / gHacks Technology News:Mozilla stops development of authentication system Persona, transfers project to community — Mozilla makes authentication system Persona Community Project — When Mozilla launched Persona under
Andy Pasztor / Wall Street Journal:FAA to appeal drone ruling, putting commercial use on hold until board makes decision — FAA to Appeal Ruling Challenging Its Authority Over Commercial Drones — Says Judges Decision Could
Wall Street Journal:Secret Raises Nearly $10 Million at $40 Million Valuation — Google Ventures is leading the round, which will include previous investor Kleiner Perkins Caulfield & Byers, these people
Joe Garofoli / San Francisco Chronicle:Salesforce and nonprofit Tipping Point announce SF Gives initiative to raise $10M from tech companies for antipoverty — Marc Benioff challenges Bay Areas tech leaders
The FBI has launched an investigation of the Corrections Corporation of America over the companys running of an Idaho prison with a reputation so violent that inmates dubbed it Gladiator School.The Nashville, Tenn.-based CCA has operated Idahos largest prison for
There is something of a scorched Earth policy that occurs as a result of the Libertarian ideology. The concept that we should burn down everything that we have built as a society in favor of the individual.When applied to public
Here is a little hypothetical metaphor about Obamacare, that hopefully even staunch liberals can understand.We have two children....Bobby & Jane. Bobby owns a sweet little bicycle his parents bought for him last Christmas from Toys R Us.Jane doesnt own a
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Producer Robert Fox elaborated on original screenwriter James Deardens stage adaptation, saying: Its completely its own piece for the theatre and is much more sympathetic to Alex, and Dearden has created a much more balanced version.
Armys top sex assault prosecutor suspended after assault allegation WASHINGTON - The top Army prosecutor for sexual assault cases has been suspended after a lawyer who worked for him recently reported hed groped her and tried to kiss her at
Autumn Ratke a 28-year-old American CEO of bitcoin exchange firm First Meta was found dead in her Singapore apartment on Feb. 28. Local media are calling it a suicide, but Singapore officials are waiting for toxicology test results.
Talking gender to Africa International donors have sought to improve the social, political and economic position of women in Africa through an approach known as gender. This donor-driven strategy is failing. The jargon of gender programmes is ambiguous and easily
The Teaching of Arithmetic: The Story of an experiment. In the fall of 1929 I made up my mind to try the experiment of abandoning all formal instruction in arithmetic below the seventh grade and concentrating on teaching the children
Nikes 23-Year Journey to make McFlys Shoes Real In 2007, a group of fans launched a grassroots campaign named McFly2015, begging Nike to make the shoes. Nike listened, kinda, releasing a special edition series of Nike Hyperdunks with the distinctive
Artist Jesse Krimes created a 39 panel allegorical mural while incarcerated in a federal prison in Butner, NC. The multi media piece is made primarily from prison bedsheets and photos from the NY Times. A little more about Krimes.
Geek Love touched a nerve at the beginning of the 90s, as grunge rock poured from the Pacific Northwest and independent movies like Reservoir Dogs (1992), Clerks (1994), Kids (1995), and Welcome to the Dollhouse (1995) flourished. In the same
Poetry Everywhere , produced by WGBH, in cooperation with the Poetry Foundation, presents videos of poetry being read, often by the author.And, if you want to introduce a child to poetry, dont miss the animated films made by students at
I want to make fictional worlds, inhabited by large robots and machines, all over the Google campus Google has recently shown a great deal of interest in robots, snapping up companies right and left. Mark Pauline, a noted expert in
Malaysia Airlines MH370 from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing is missing. Flight MH370, operated on the B777-200 aircraft, departed Kuala Lumpur at 12.41am on 8 March 2014. MH370 was expected to land in Beijing at 6.30am the same day. The flight
Six Degrees Records is a record label based in San Francisco that represents a range of world music sounds. You can dig into their discography through official mixes from the label or the usual array of samplers on Soundcloud, or
Comedian Aziz Ansari has posted a subreddit asking for relationship and dating experiences. Ansari and NYU professor Eric Klinenberg are using the subreddit as part of their research for a new book on modern romance in the US and elsewhere.
Concept artist and animator Lindsey Olivares has been seized by a vision. A vision of chicken telenovelas. (scroll past all the chicken pics and sketches for part 1). Part 2, with even more dazzling drawing and hand-lettering. Also be sure
At three, Ron Suskinds son, Owen, was diagnosed with regressive autism and all but lost his speech. A year later, watching Disneys The Little Mermaid, Owens parents heard him speak again. Reaching My Autistic Son Through Disney. (SLNYTimes Magazine, with