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Evidence Builds That an Early Mutation Made the Pandemic Harder to Stop
Scientists were initially skeptical that a mutation made the coronavirus more contagious. But new research has changed many of their minds.
Just for the pleasure, a selection of vintage control rooms dating back to the Soviet era! A beautiful collection of control rooms filled with large buttons and analog dials, long before the democratization of computers and screens.
Judas Priest are perhaps best known for metal anthems like “You’ve Got Another Thing Comin’” and “Living After Midnight,” but when one wants to play some unbridled face-melting metal, Painkiller is the album to turn to.
Most PCs tend to boot from a primary media storage, be it a hard disk drive, or a solid-state drive, perhaps from a network, or – if all else fails – the USB stick or the boot DVD comes to the rescue… Fun, eh? Boring! Why don’t we try to boot from a record player for a change?
Once you actually start using your colors in your designs, it's almost inevitable that you'll want to tweak the saturation on a shade, or make a couple of shades lighter or darker. Trust your eyes, not the numbers.
“This means that Apple knows when you’re at home. When you’re at work. What apps you open there, and how often. They know when you open Premiere over at a friend’s house on their Wi-Fi, and they know when you open Tor Browser in a hotel on a trip to another city.”
MeFi: 7.8 billion people living in the ruin of the old world
What must we do to rebuild? Metafilter’s favourite German bank has some thoughts about what global society might take to rebuild ‘democratic capitalism’ in the wake of Covid-19. For starters, a 5% tax on anyone who enjoys the privilege of working from home.
The Angel Makers of Nagyrév and the truth around murderous women of myth
What it lacked, however, was a resident doctor. For those who were sick or in desperate need of medical advice, their options were limited. That changed in 1911 when a woman named Zsuzsanna Fazekas came to town.
Virgin Hyperloop Has Invented The World's Crappiest High-Speed Rail
Shocking news! In an incredible breakthrough for American mass-transit engineering, the transportation technology company Virgin Hyperloop this past weekend successfully moved two people 500 meters across the barren Las Vegas desert at a top speed of just over 100 mph […]
The upheavals of our current era did not begin with Donald Trump, nor will they end now that he has been defeated.
For the life of me I have never been able to understand how so many Republicans talk about their patriotism and their love of the flag and at the same time despise the very government the Constitution created.