European Cargo Ship Launches to Station
The European Space Agency's third Automated Transfer Vehicle (ATV-3) launched atop an Ariane 5 rocket from the Arianespace launch site in Kourou, French Guiana, at 12:34 a.m. EDT Friday, beginning a six-day journey to the International Space Station. The 13-ton "Edoardo Amaldi" spacecraft, named in honor of the 20th-century Italian physicist who is regarded as one of the fathers of European spaceflight, is delivering 7.2 tons of propellant, water and supplies to the six crew members aboard the o
Can Religion Justify Bullying Children? by Sean Faircloth
The book "Attack of the Theocrats: How the Religious Right Harms Us All & What We Can Do About It" is available in audiobook, electronic, and hardcopy: http://richarddawkins.net/audio/645178-audiobook-of-attack-of-the-theocrats-with-richard-dawkins-reading-his-foreword-now-available. Learn about a Ten Point Vision of a Secular America: http://richarddawkins.net/videos/644419-atheism-a-new-strategy-richard-dawkins-foundation-for-reason-science-us. A Notre Dame graduate, Faircloth is Dir. of Stra
Breakingviews: Royal Mail pension deal is a sleight of hand.
Mar. 22 - The Royal Mail pension deal is an accounting sleight of hand allowing the government to reduce national debt and hide long term liability, leaving UK tax payers no better off say Reuters Breakingviews.
Breakingviews: Bond market recidivism
March 22 - Rob Cox and Breakingviews columnists discuss the return of bad habits by bond investors.
This video shows four 'firsts' in the history of computing. The video was assembled by Danny Cohen and donated to the Computer History Museum by Sun Microsystems Laboratories. The topics covered are: computer aided instruction (CAI); computer aided design (CAD); flight simulation and digital voice packet transmission. Many features of computing systems we have come to take for granted today got their start in such early experiments.
Authors at Google: Sara Ramsey, "Heiress Without a Cause"
Via Amazon: HEIRESS WITHOUT A CAUSE -- Muses of Mayfair #1 One title to change his life... A disgraced son with a dark reputation, William "Ferguson" Avenel is content to live in exile -- until his father dies in the scandal of the Season. With rumors of insanity swirling around them, his sisters desperately need a chaperone. Ferguson thinks he's found the most proper woman in England -- and he won't ruin her, even if he secretly desires the passionate woman trapped beneath a spinster's cap.
MIT GSW - Elevator Pitch 101 Anand Dass, winner of the MIT 2010 Elevator Pitch Competition, gives the MIT Global Startup Workshop an quick course on how to prepare and deliver a successful elevator pitch.
Anand Dass, winner of the MIT 2010 Elevator Pitch Competition, gives the MIT Global Startup Workshop an quick course on how to prepare and deliver a successful elevator pitch.
Marilyn Friedman: “Can Bad People Live Well?”
Watch video of Vanderbilt University Marilyn Friedman presenting “Can Bad People Live Well?” on March 22. Her presentation was part of The Berry Lectures in Public Philosophy series of talks that aims to make philosophy accessible and relevant for the public. “The Berry Lectures in Public Philosophy provide a wonderful opportunity to reach a broader audience beyond our studentskeep reading »