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Why a pump to move molten metal is awesome

The conversion of one form of energy into another is more efficient at higher temperatures.1 For example, one of the most widely used components of any system that involves the transfer of heat from one part of the system to another is a device called a heat exchanger. 855 more words

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Believe it or not, Packers can still win the NFC North

It’s highly unlikely, maybe even bordering on the impossible, but the Green Bay Packers can still win the NFC North in 2017.

The scenario isn’t a complex one: The Packers need to win their final three games, and the Minnesota Vikings need to lose their final three. 383 more words

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The Bakhshali manuscript: The world's oldest zero?

A small dot on an old piece of birch bark marks one of the biggest events in the history of mathematics. The birch bark is actually part of an ancient surviving Indian mathematical document known as the Bakhshali manuscript.  1,287 more words

History & Heritage

Oceanic moisture to Pacific Coast of California

It is curious to me as a potential natural weather modification provider why California would not be receiving more precipitation. The convection in the ocean is not known to be irregular to the West. 52 more words

Gibberish, Urban Legends & Life Hacks

As I was surfing recently, I thought – as I frequently have – that most of the phrases and idioms used today would be incomprehensible 100 years ago.  493 more words

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More than a quarter of millennials say they would replace a human lover with a DROID

From Daily Mail: A new report suggests that over a quarter of 18-34 year-olds will feel it’s normal to form friendships and even romantic relationships with robots in the future. 357 more words

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