NATIONAL HAND ROLL DAY July 6 ushers in National Hand Roll Day with the freshest flavor and style! Japanese sushi hand rolls delight the senses with vibrant color, taste, and texture. Every delicate hand roll is masterfully designed and presented as a work of art, while also deliciously dipped in soy for the perfect bite. […]
High-speed photography allows fast moving phenomena to be recorded with precision and clarity. While in 1948 high-speed photography was defined as a set of at least 3 photographs taken by a camera capable of recording a minimum of 128 frames per second, today’s equipment can shoot as many as 1 million frames per second.
High-speed photography was first put to practical use in 1878 to investigate whether or not a trotting horse ever has all 4 feet off the ground at once. What did the images show?
“Read my Lips”
Who: George Bush
The man on the Clapham omnibus is a hypothetical reasonable person, used by the courts in English law where it is necessary to decide whether a party has acted as a reasonable person would – for example, in a civil action for negligence. The man on the Clapham omnibus is a reasonably educated and intelligent but nondescript person, against whom the defendant’s conduct can be measured.
“Just because you keep trying to do the right thing, doesn’t mean you’re guaranteed a happy ending.” – Junko Kaname
“Computers are dumber than people but smarter than programmers”, Jerry Pournelle
“Never have a meeting where two pizzas couldn’t feed the entire group”
Who: Jeff Bezos (amazon.com)
“No matter what he does, every person on earth plays a central role in the history of the world. And normally he doesn’t know it.” ― Paulo Coelho, The Alchemist
“Liking something is a way better experience than not liking something.” – C.S. Lewis
The latest findings in Earth science are brought to you by ancient astronomers who observed the heavens as much as 2,700 years ago. Thanks to hundreds of records of lunar and solar eclipses carved in clay tablets and written into dynastic histories, modern…read more
The Russian word glasnost, translated as “openness,” refers to the Soviet policy of open discussion of political and social issues. The policy was instituted by Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev in the late 1980s and began the democratization of the Soviet Union.
“You can’t spoil a baby”