A good on-line free Latin learning course.
Flowchart: Understanding the Web, for Fans of...
BY Doogie HornerTue Oct 26, 2010 In this latest installment, the author of “Everything Explained Through Flowcharts” (out Tuesday) travels to 19th (and 31st) century London—braving the plague, Jack the Ripper, and countless robbery attempts—to explain the 20th century’s most life-changing tool.
Channel Tunnel in German high-speed train test →
Deutsche Bahn hopes to link London and Cologne by 2013 The German railway, Deutsche Bahn, says it has held its first test of a high-speed train carrying passengers in the Channel Tunnel. Currently only Eurostar is allowed to operate on the route but the German firm is keen to widen competition. Eurostar is a subsidiary of railway operators in the UK, France and Belgium but the German railway...
Surfing the Web when You Don’t Speak the Language
Dutch skating on thin ice (final day of last year’s freeze) For those of us trapped in the gilded ghetto of the English-language Web, all that stuff them dang foreigners is yakking about is not just incomprehensible, which is bad enough, but downright invisible. Type in a search for, say, “skating in the Netherlands,” and everything that comes up is in English, and there’s plenty that...
"Google translate" does Latin !
Google Translates Dead Languages Better Author: Ken Clark Published: October 11, 2010 at 9:09 pm Google’s newest machine translation language is Latin. The announcement was posted on the Official Google Blog in Latin, and when it was translated using the Google Latin machine translation tool, the results were pretty good. Or pretty bad when you consider that practically every bit of the...
Animation in Starts and Stops, Simplified
BCPanimation.com Cecil offers water to a neighbor in the short stop-motion animation film “Dried Up.” By PETER WAYNER Published: October 20, 2010 For Stuart Bury, Jeremy Casper and Isaiah Powers, the path to a student Academy Award for their stop-motion animation cost less than $1,000, although it did require four months of often constant filming in Mr. Powers’s basement.
Mapping the Brain (The Human Connectome)
We have long wanted to create a neuron-by-neuron map of the brain’s circuitry to give us a 3-D glimpse into its connections are, how they work and how the different parts of the brain talk to one another. This is called “reverse engineering the brain” and is one of the Holy Grails of artificial intelligence and brain research. Unfortunately, we are many decades from being...
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A wife was talking to her husband about reincarnation. “What exactly is reincarnation?” he asked. “It’s when you die and come back as something completely different,” she explained. “So” he suggested, “I could come back as a pig?” She sighed wearily. “You’re not listening, are you?”
Yossel the Hassid in London ...
Yossel the Hassid is in London on business. It’s now one hour to Shabbat and he’s all dressed up in his Shabbat clothes ready to go to a local shul. He takes the lift to the ground floor and walks towards the exit. As he reaches the reception area he sees a stunning British Airways hostess with blond hair and a face and figure you could die for. She has just checked in. As soon as she...
Scientists Propose 'Theory of Devolution'
PALIN’S EVOLUTION INTO O’DONNELL PROVES DARWIN WAS WRONG Two of the theory of evolution’s most vociferous doubters, Sarah Palin and Christine O’Donnell, may be living proof that Darwin was wrong, leading scientists believe. A conference of the most prominent evolutionary scientists in the world has concluded that the apparent evolution of Ms. Palin into Ms. O’Donnell...
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Sharing Online, but With More Than 140 Characters
Mr. Mayer hasn’t gone away. He’s switched from Twitter to Tumblr, a free blogging service that has become a hit among Internet enthusiasts. Tumblr, based in New York, says it is drawing 30,000 new members a day. Mr. Mayer, whose heavy Twitter use was said to have upset his girlfriends, posted that “I have an even larger Tumblr addiction.”
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