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What’s the Difference Between Cement and Concrete?

August 13th, 2018 No comments
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What’s Buzzin’ in My Garden

August 10th, 2018 No comments
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How do you stop the flow of lava? – BBC News

May 31st, 2018 No comments

Hawaii’s Big Island has declared a state of emergency as lava threatens residential communities and roads. Is there any way to stop a lava flow and save the homes in its path?

Source: How do you stop the flow of lava? – BBC News

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Huge MIT Study of ‘Fake News’: Falsehoods Win on Twitter – The Atlantic

March 11th, 2018 No comments
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Cognitive Ability and Vulnerability to Fake News – Scientific American

March 7th, 2018 No comments
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Is it illegal to warn other drivers about a speed trap? – The Globe and Mail

February 17th, 2018 No comments
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Why Race Is Not a Thing, According to Genetics

October 23rd, 2017 No comments
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Elon Musk to start hyperloop project in Maryland, officials say – Baltimore Sun

October 21st, 2017 No comments

Elon Musk, the transportation pioneer behind Tesla and SpaceX, plans to start his NY-to-D.C. high speed tunnel system here in Baltimore, Maryland officials said.

Source: Elon Musk to start hyperloop project in Maryland, officials say – Baltimore Sun

My notes:

  • what is cost of tunnel boring?  Current vs. expected future?
  • what limits running tunnels deep enough underground so there is no surface impact (no worry of hitting existing infrastructure, below any lakes, etc)
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What Is CamperForce? Amazon’s Nomadic Retiree Army | WIRED

October 11th, 2017 No comments
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Fox squirrels use ‘chunking’ to organize their favorite nuts | Berkeley News

September 28th, 2017 No comments

First study to show squirrels using a sophisticated memorizing strategy to sort their bounty

Source: Fox squirrels use ‘chunking’ to organize their favorite nuts | Berkeley News

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