In Facebook world, the average adult seems to be happily married, vacationing in the Caribbean, and perusing the Atlantic. In the real world, a lot of people are angry, on supermarket checkout lines, peeking at the National Enquirer, ignoring the phone calls from their spouse, whom they haven’t slept with in years.
Facebook is digital brag-to-my-friends-about-how-good-my-life-is serum.
As part of the larger quest for a few major companies to vacuum up every bit of data about you that they can. Now, they want to know all about your living space.READ MORE
Captain Laustit had only a few seconds left to make his decision. He was at two thousand feet past the airport and heading straight for Manhattan in the darkness. There was only one thing he could do. Other jets that night, landed with the help of the miracle of radio. In the subway, people were still coping. About after an hour, hour and a half people became very restless -it was not pleasant. It was not very congenial, but everybody felt scared.READ MORE
Thrilling discovery of seven Earth-sized planets orbiting nearby star ? #Trappist1
From the fifth planet, considered the most habitable, the salmon-pink star would loom 10 times larger than the sun in our sky. The other planets would soar overhead as their orbits required, appearing up to twice the size of the moon as seen from Earth. “It would be a beautiful show,” said Amaury Triaud at the Institute of Astronomy at Cambridge University.
“We could power a lamppost using solar panels or a small wind turbine, but the sun only shines here for a few hours in the day in the UK, and the buildings mean there isn’t much wind,” explains PaveGen founder and CEO Laurence Kemball-Cook, as we look at the street furniture on Bird Street, just north of Oxford Street in central London.READ MORE