Our perception of the passage of events in a chronological fashion has long been debated among thinkers, ranging from those in philosophical circles, to physical scientists seeking to understand ways certain universal constructs may actually be illusory. Chief among these illusions is that of time itself; though we perceive the past as having been, and the future as yet-to-come, every moment we call "here and now" has actually just fled into the realm of recent memory. Despite this, physicists h
The Bank of Russia has signaled it is ready to legalize the world’s first mainstream cryptocurrency, despite the big risks and setbacks the digital money has experienced. The Bank’s recognition means it can better regulate it, and even collect tax.
The Future of Streaming: What Pandora and YouTube’s Respective Deals with Record Labels Means By Russel Cooke Online music streaming has become big business. After years of lurking on the ever expanding horizon, increases in bandwidth and processing have made live, mobile internet music streaming finally competitive with radio. That it took so long …
Some of the best aircraft in the world are designed after unique birds, and this zero emissions jet from designer William Brown is no exception. The Lockheed Stratoliner is a hydrogen jet that uses oversized wings to create extra lift for extended high-altitude flights. The design was inspired by the Bar-tailed Godwit, and Australian bird that holds the record for the longest nonstop flight (7,258 miles from Alaska to Australia without feeding!).