Category: Various

Fibonacci and the golden ratio

Phi (Φ,φ) –the golden number or Fibonacci’s number– is a very familiar concept, and one that has been studied by mathematicians of all ages. Nor is it unknown to lovers of art, biology, architecture, music,...

Patent 6506148 B2

Nervous system manipulation by electromagnetic fields from monitors Publication number US6506148 B2 Publication type Grant Application number US 09/872,528 Publication date Jan 14, 2003 Filing date Jun 1, 2001 Priority date Jun 1, 2001...

NASA releases free software catalog

NASA has released its 2017-2018 software catalog, which offers an extensive portfolio of software products for a wide variety of technical applications, all free of charge to the public, without any royalty or copyright...

Tim McLean

At 12:01 p.m. on July 30, 2008, Tim McLean, a carnival barker, was returning home to Manitoba after working at a fair in Alberta. He departed Edmonton on board Greyhound bus 1170 to Winnipeg, via the...

Vatnajökull

Vatnajökull is the largest glacier in Europe covering 8% of the island of Iceland. Vatnajökull National Park – which encompasses the earlier national parks of Skaftafell and Jökulsárgljúfur – is the largest protected area...

8 healthy winter soups

Besides being comforting and soul-soothing, soup has many practical virtues: It can often be made ahead of time and frozen, making later preparation quick and easy. Soups are perfect for using lots and lots...

Retro gaming with RetroPie

Complete RetroPie Tutorial – A beginners Guide to Setting up RetroPie 3.6 / EmulationStation on the Raspberry Pi 2 and Raspberry Pi 3 This tutorial will guide you from start to finish on how...

Bohemian Grove

Bohemian Grove is a 2,700-acre (1,100 ha) campground located at 20601 Bohemian Avenue, in Monte Rio, CA, belonging to a private San Francisco-based men’s art club known as the Bohemian Club. In mid-July each...