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And in what pattern do people scan your website? There have been many eyetracking tests on this subject and I’ll give you 15 most useful facts you should know. The picture below shows 3 different websites and where people look on them. Red indicates the area, where people looked the most, yellow areas got a bit less eye-action, blue areas got the least views and the gray areas, well, people didn’t focus on them at all. As a young professional, I am still getting used to dealing with clients. But today took the cake in terms of idiocy. Whats your worst/funniest/strangest client story? : AskReddit. Peter Principle. An illustration visualizing the Peter principle The Peter Principle is a concept in management theory in which the selection of a candidate for a position is based on the candidate's performance in his or her current role rather than on abilities relevant to the intended role.
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The new suit, which Newman is modeling here, could make space exploration safer and easierand maybe a little more fashion forwardthanks to specially reinforced fabrics. Traditional space suits are too heavy and ungainly to meet the challenges of future space travel, which will likely require more mobility and greater comfort, Newman said. Artificial Intelligence Human Like Robot 2012 Future is Here. 3hRLi.jpg (2559×1919) Thank you city of chicago, for the new wonderful bike paths : bicycling. The laser-powered bionic eye that gives 576-pixel grayscale vision to the blind. The laser-powered bionic eye that gives 576-pixel grayscale vision to the blind. : science.
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N1 (rocket) The N-1 was a heavy lift rocket intended to deliver payloads beyond low Earth orbit, acting as the Soviet counterpart to the NASA Saturn V rocket. This heavy lift booster had the capability of lifting very heavy loads into orbit, designed with manned extra-orbital travel in mind. Development work started on the N-1 in 1959. Its first stage is the most powerful rocket stage ever built. The N1-L3 version was developed to compete with the United States Apollo Saturn V to land a man on the Moon. The basic N1 launch vehicle had three stages, which was to carry the L3 lunar payload into low Earth orbit.
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Actively engaged in astronomical events and scientific outreach, Sophia holds a research position at the York University Observatory, occasionally co-hosts on York Universe Radio, and is the Vice President of the York University Astronomy Club. In an effort to help peak public interest in science, Sophia writes articles about astronomy and physics for Facebook’s “All Science, All the Time” and “Science That.” Black holes are formed when stars of at least 20 solar masses die.
Solar mass is an astronomical unit of mass, equal to the mass of the Sun, used for expressing the mass other celestial objects. The mathematics describing black holes shows that the volume of the singularity—the center of a black hole—is zero, and thus the density of a black hole is infinite. What follows is a discussion on how black holes “die.” Logan Square Yarn Bomb - photos 7/14.
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