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How to Chop an Onion

The easiest way to chop an onion, hands down.

When I started cooking, one of the things I hated most (aside from dicing raw chicken) was dicing up an onion.  118 more words

"You and your research"

I recommend this great lecture! So many good points about research in there.

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Academia, Love Me Back

My name is Tiffany Martínez. As a McNair Fellow and student scholar, I’ve presented at national conferences in San Francisco, San Diego, and Miami. I have crafted a critical reflection piece that was published in a peer-reviewed journal managed by the Pell Institute for the Study of Higher Education and Council for Opportunity in Education. 1,049 more words

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ExoMars makes entry into the Martian atmosphere

After the cold and silent journey to Mars the ExoMars program is about to land the Schiaparelli module on the desolate surface. With about 7 months of travel from Earth, the Red Planet is still the most attractive planet for space exploration. 448 more words

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Build it yourself! The Arduino controlled CNC Router. Part 1.

For a long time I have wanted to built one of the most useful machines to have in the shop: the CNC router. It approaches the possibilities of a laser cutter, without the cost of an expensive ventilation system, power supply and powerful laser hardware. 463 more words

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Rank of centered data

Consider a matrix . In general, this matrix has rank

Now, suppose we wish to column-center the data. We can do this algebraically by using what is known as the… 39 more words

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Why am I good at mind calculations but bad at problem solving?

From: https://www.quora.com/Why-am-I-good-at-mind-calculations-but-bad-at-problem-solving

I have this friend who is great at cutting vegetables. You give her whatever you want, she can shred it in seconds. However, when it comes to cooking, she needs to be shown how to combine the vegetables and understand the differences in taste and acidity of each one, etc. 169 more words

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