Category: Reference

Tangram: The Oldest Chinese Puzzle

Online version of this fun puzzle.  Also, a downloadable version of this game is available here at Omnifusion!  Check it out using the Box Widget located towards the bottom of this page. (You may need to scroll through some other great downloads to find it.)

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8 More Firefox Hacks

Make Firefox ridiculously fast Firefox has been outperforming IE in every department for years, and version 3 is speedier than ever. But tweak the right settings and you could make it faster still, more than doubling your speed in some situations, all for about five minutes work and for the […]

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TV: Heroes

Since the show first started, Heroes has been one of our all-time favorites.  It intellectually balances sci-fi and fantasy with action, humor and drama very well.  The basis of the series is that a small number of people are beginning to develop strange, wonderful and sometimes horrifying physical and/or mental […]

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DIY: Maple Leaf Rose

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Self Help: Empower

How Your Darkest Secret Can Empower You Posted by Christopher R. Edgar on September 16th, 2008 Image courtesy of Joel Bedford. Throughout much of our lives, instead of following our bliss, we’re busy trying to avoid being seen a certain way.  Perhaps we’re designing our lives to make sure we […]

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The Science of Happiness

Full Article: LATimes

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A New Neutrino Hunt

Fermilab Looks for Visitors from Another Dimension A prototype liquid-argon detector called ArgoNeuT will pave the way for the MicroBooNE facility at Fermilab By Mark Alpert – SCIAM Neutrino Hunters Bonnie Fleming and Mitchell Soderberg inspect a prototype liquid-argon detector called ArgoNeuT that will pave the way for the MicroBooNE […]

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The Arrow Paradox

The Arrow Paradox Zeno’s arrow paradox appears to show that motion is impossible. It works by taking a snapshot of an arrow at a point (either in space or in time) in its flight. At that point, and at every other, the arrow is motionless. If there is no point, […]

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Big Bang On The Web (MSNBC)

Posted: Thursday, September 11, 2008 6:30 PM by Alan Boyle Peter McCready / Special to msnbc.com Click for high-def slide show: 360-degree HD View photos let you zoom through the Large Hadron Collider. The world’s biggest atom-smasher is a smash hit on the Web: It’s only been one day since the […]

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Tiny water bears become first creatures to survive in space

•September 11, 2008 • No Comments (Edit) By Daily Mail Reporter Last updated at 4:20 PM on 10th September 2008 They are the toughest animals on the planet – and now scientists have discovered that they can even survive in space. The tiny creatures, known as tardigrades or water bears, […]

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