ноя 14, 2018
Why Do People Drink Coffee When It Tastes Bitter?
It may sound counterintuitive, but people who are supersensitive to coffee's bitter taste actually drink more of it, a new study finds. This sensitivity isn't simply a matter of taste, either, but rather is influenced by a person's genetic...
ноя 13, 2018
World's 1st Cyber Attack
Back in November 1988, Robert Tappan Morris, son of the famous cryptographer Robert Morris Sr., was a 20-something graduate student at Cornell who wanted to know how big the internet was – that is, how many devices were...
ноя 7, 2018
Supercomputer with 1 Million Processors
Scientists just activated the world's biggest "brain": a supercomputer with a million processing cores and 1,200 interconnected circuit boards that together operate like a human brain. Ten years in the making, it is the world's largest...
ноя 5, 2018
Alain Chevalier, Co-founder of LVMH, Dies at 87
Alain Chevalier, one of the founders of the transnational group LVMH (Louis Vuitton and Moet Hennessy) in the world that is also called the Empire of luxury has died on 88-m to year of life.
окт 29, 2018
Highest-Paid TV Actors
Big Bang Theory may be in its final season, but its stars are still making millions for now. Four of the top five highest-paid TV actors have the CBS hit comedy to thank for their monumental paydays, including top-ranked...
окт 24, 2018
Baby Names Show Enormous Gender Gap
Puritans during the 16th and 17th centuries took a values-driven approach to names. They used their children's monikers to promote their morals, conferring such mouthfuls as "If-Christ-had-not-died-for-thee-thou-hadst-been-damned" and...
окт 22, 2018
Is Your Bank Ready For The Next Crisis?
The campaign for financial deregulation should have you worried. Is bank supervision tight enough to prevent another meltdown? Is it loose enough to let the economy grow? The Trump Administration will tell you that it is scoring on both...
окт 17, 2018
Will 'Superhumans' Replace Us?
Stephen Hawking apparently thought so. In the grand tradition of famous physicists making claims about subjects beyond their scope of expertise, the great British theorist left behind in which he speculated about and predicted the human...