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It can support thousands of times its own weight, block out intense heat, cold and sound – yet it is 1,000 times less dense than glass, nearly as transparent and is composed of %99.8 air. The lowest-density silica-based aerogels are even lighter than air. Despite its fragility in certain regards and its incredible lack of density, aerogel has amazing thermal, acoustical and electrical insulation properties as illustrated by the images here. A single one-pound block can also support half a ton of weight. NASA continues to find new space-based applications for this incredible material.
An aerogel window one inch thick has the effective insulative capacity of a ten-inch thick glass window system. What Does Your Body Language Say About You? How To Read Signs and Recognize Gestures - Jinxi Boo - Jinxi Boo. Art by LaetitziaAs we all know, communication is essential in society.
Advancements in technology have transformed the way that we correspond with others in the modern world. Because of the constant buzz in our technological world, it's easy to forget how important communicating face-to-face is. When conversing old-school style, it's not only speech we verbalize that matters, but what our nonverbal gestures articulate as well. Body language is truly a language of its own. We all have quirks and habits that are uniquely our own. 10% from what the person actually says40% from the tone and speed of voice50% is from their body language. Lowering one's head can signal a lack of confidence. Pushing back one's shoulders can demonstrate power and courageOpen arms means one is comfortable with being approached and willing to talk/communicate. The Idea Swap. J-Walk Blog. I Raff I Ruse. Bad Things that can happen to you.
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I pay $99 for 50-mbps (and that’s really about 1 mbps (when it’s not raining) in Brooklyn. But why, you ask? Well, to hear cable companies (and carriers) tell it, it costs a pretty penny to get all that data to your door. Providers have to lease connectivity from the backbone and, as such, they’re forced to add caps to prevent us users from sucking down too much data and bankrupting them.
But Mr. First, take a look at this. But there is a real cost for boosting capacity to meet nonstop video streaming. Basically, ISPs claim our data usage is going up and they must react. Basically, they’re quietly raising our rates while pretending to prevent a tragedy of the commons. It all comes down to provisioning.
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[Note: This list of Einstein quotes was being forwarded around the Internet in e-mail, so I decided to put it on my web page.
I'm afraid I can't vouch for its authenticity, tell you where it came from, who compiled the list, who Kevin Harris is, or anything like that. Still, the quotes are interesting and enlightening.] "Any intelligent fool can make things bigger, more complex, and more violent. It takes a touch of genius -- and a lot of courage -- to move in the opposite direction.
" "Imagination is more important than knowledge. " Copyright: Kevin Harris 1995 (may be freely distributed with this acknowledgement) Build your own kaleidoscope. Watch Free Documentaries Online. In Holding the Sun we get to look into a Canadian family’s struggle to save their son from schizophrenia and cope with the consequences of the condition.
The Millar family was torn apart when on May 30th, 1997, Ruth Millar’s son Aaron came calmly up behind her and stuck a sword through her heart. Earlier that morning Ruth wrote to her husband about Aaron’s schizophrenia. She said he was looking quite psychotic these days, not in a harmful way but simply because he lives in his own world. She explained that... Would you cross the Atlantic on a sailboat? Interesting documentary which examines the myth and reality behind some of the most famous cases of feral children, who have been discovered around the World. In 2012, Plymouth born Sarah Colwill was rushed to hospital with what seemed to be a severe migraine. Michael Mosley explores the latest science about how our personalities are created and whether they can be changed. This Is What Owning A Car For 40 Years Is Like « 1A Auto Blog. What happened in my birth year?