With Canadian Government funding, a team of innovators from Canada and Mexico have successfully tested a low cost, environmentally-friendly way of destroying the eggs of the mosquito genus that spreads dengue, and likely spreading the Zika virus.
Read about here –> https://www.sciencedaily.com
We work alongside experts that have created geospatial data to serve billions of users and have the expertise to access data streams that complete the puzzle. It’s a beautiful world and it’s telling us a story. Are you listening?
Satellite imaging and time tracking as a start-up makes me think of all the potential but at the same time all the ways it could go wrong.
Source: Terra Bella
I don’t like to watch trailers for movies very often, as I find they give away too much of the plot or twists. That said, Lego movies are delightfully campy and this trailer is just right. I want to see this, and I know next to nothing about what will actually happen.
Fresh off a miraculous buzzer-beating win over Texas on Friday, the Northern Iowa men’s basketball team had pretty much capped off another upset over a Lone Star State school Sunday night when…
Source: Texas A&M Pulled Off A 1-in-3,000 Comeback | FiveThirtyEight
The name “Bluetooth” is an Anglicised version of the Scandinavian Blåtand/Blåtann (Old Norse blátǫnn), the epithet of the tenth-century king Harald Bluetooth who united dissonant Danish tribes into a single kingdom and, according to legend, introduced Christianity as well. The idea of this name was proposed in 1997 by Jim Kardach who developed a system that would allow mobile phones to communicate with computers. At the time of this proposal he was reading Frans G. Bengtsson‘s historical novel The Long Ships about Vikings and King Harald Bluetooth. The implication is that Bluetooth does the same with communications protocols, uniting them into one universal standard.
The Bluetooth logo is a bind rune merging the Younger Futhark runes (Hagall) (ᚼ) and (Bjarkan) (ᛒ), Harald’s initials.
also fascinating Bind rune
Source: Bluetooth – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia via Hacker News
I’m a baseball fan, but I grew up in the era of Jordan. When I was a kid Michael Jordan and Scottie Pippen were the heroes to every kid. I don’t spend much time following basketball, although I enjoyed Lebron in Cleveland (version 1). I decided to fill out a bracket this year just for the fun of it. So far I’m doing reasonably well.
Hawaii over Cal
Wichita State over Arizona
Providence over USC
VCU over Oregon State
Northern Iowa over Texas
Frustratingly wrong picks:
Cincinnati (should have won) over Saint Joe’s
Michigan State losing to Middle Tennessee State
SF Austin over West Virginia