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China vs United States As we discussed in yesterday’s post, whether the United States and China like it or not, the economic futures of both countries are intertwined. Everyone knows that China’s got more people and that its importance as an economic superpower has escalated in recent years. What you might not understand is how the differences between our countries, in economic philosophy, in population, in geography and in how the military is built and paid for ultimately play into the entire economic relationship. For many China remains something of a mystery. In order to help compare and contrast the economic differences, we have simplified the data from the CIA World Factbook. For the exact numbers in any category, check here. For more personal finance visualizations see:

Knight's tour An open knight's tour of a chessboard An animation of a knight's tour on a 5 by 5 board. A knight's tour is a sequence of moves of a knight on a chessboard such that the knight visits every square only once. If the knight ends on a square that is one knight's move from the beginning square (so that it could tour the board again immediately, following the same path), the tour is closed, otherwise it is open. The knight's tour problem is the mathematical problem of finding a knight's tour. Theory[edit] Knight's graph showing all possible paths for a knight's tour on a standard 8×8 chessboard. The knight's tour problem is an instance of the more general Hamiltonian path problem in graph theory. History[edit] The Knight's Tour as solved by The Turk, a chess-playing machine hoax. The earliest known reference to the Knight's Tour problem dates back to the 9th century AD. से ना ली ली ली ना ना ना ली ली ना ना ना ना ली ली ली ली न ली ना ली ली ले ना ली ना ली ली ली ना ना ना ना ना ली se nā lī lī lī nā nā lī

Fake Noah's Ark found on Mt. Ararat : Thoughts from Kansas So Fox News breathlessly reported that Chinese researchers had found Noah’s ark. “Has Noah’s Ark been found on Turkish mountaintop?,” they asked, dumbly. “No,” answered slacktivist.Gawker replied at greater length: A group of evangelicals found some 4,800-year-old wood on top of Mount Ararat. They are “99.9 pecent” sure that it’s Noah’s ark. Slacktivist didn’t actually just say “no,” he expanded on the point by noting: The expedition seems to have found a wooden structure. Considering the style of argumentation offered by Noah’s Ark Ministries, he continues: If you had these people read Aesop’s story of the Ant and the Grasshopper and then asked them what the story means, they would reply that it means they should start raising money for an entomological expedition to Greece, because holy cow — talking insects! Atrios was just bemused, wondering: Weren’t there like 15 In Search Of documentaries and even a movie around that time about how they so totally found Noah’s Ark? Oh, yeah. 1.

How to win Rock-paper-scissors every time I admit it. When I first heard there are actual tournaments for Rock-paper-scissors, sanctioned by the World Rock Paper Scissors Society, I laughed. I mean seriously, $50k to the winner of a game that requires no skill whatsoever? Absurd. Boy was I wrong. Rock-paper-scissors isn't just a silly game kids play or a way to decide who has to be the designated driver at parties. Males have a tendency to throw rock on their first try, inexperienced RPS players will subconsciously deliver the item that won previously, and paper is thrown least often, so use it as a surprise. Is College Really Worth It? Is going to college really worth it? Probably so, but it's not that clear cut, and economics have been arguing the point for 30 years. Most studies tend to show that college-educated people end up making far more money in the course of their lifetimes. (The niggle: Usually, it's not worth paying for a private university.) Still, that evidence isn't totally cut and dry: What do you really learn in college? This graph makes a couple points in that debate: 1. But who in their right mind wouldn't recommend a college degree? If I had a guess, I think it's precisely that attitude that creates all the economic advantages--its the way our society is organized, rather than anything about college itself. [Luxury Spot via WeLoveDataVis; I suspect this graphic is actually from OnlineEducation but couldn't find it on their Web site You can find the original at Online Colleges and Universities, which seems to affilated with OnlineEducation] [View more Infographics of the Day]

Interactive 3D model of Solar System Planets and Night Sky Decorah Eagles, Ustream.TV: The Raptor Resource Project brings you the Decorah Eagles from atop their tree at the fish hatchery in Decorah, Iowa. The li Watch the Decorah Eagles! We have a stream here, but check out **our NEW ADS-FREE STREAM ** at our website: We will be chatting there as well, so be sure to follow the link to see an ads-free stream and to chat with us! This is the Decorah Eagles nest, which is located just south of the city of Decorah near the trout hatchery. We hope you enjoy watching in 2017 and 2018! Thank you! The Weather Forecast Thanks to A2Z Security Cameras for their help and support with our new HD cameras and to the City of Decorah MetroNet for their help bringing the Decorah N2B nest to the world! About the Raptor Resource Project The Decorah Eagle cam is brought to you by the Raptor Resource Project, which specializes in the preservation of falcons, eagles, ospreys, hawks, and owls. For those of you who prefer donating via US mail, our address for donations is: Raptor Resource Project P. Thank you for your support. Respect the landowners. The Eagles' Nests

Family tree of the Greek gods Key: The essential Olympians' names are given in bold font. See also List of Greek mythological figures Notes External links Media related to Family trees of Greek mythology at Wikimedia Commons Tesla vs. Edison More Infographics on Good | Listen to a Wall of Music © 2021 - Privacy - Terms Depth of Field I have always found "depth of field" a strange term, why not simply call it Depth of Focus? Anyway, it matters not, what does matter is how it affects your photography and how you can use it to your benefit. Personally, I normally set my camera to Av or "aperture priority" 95% of the time for more control over the sharpness. So how does depth of field work? It's all to do with how much light enters your camera and the type of lens that you use. Focal length of the lens To put it simply, the shorter the focal length, the greater the DOF (or more of the image will be sharp). Distance between camera and subject If you photograph your subject sitting on a wall about 20-30 meters away or more, and using a wide angle or standard lens, you can almost guarantee that a lot of your image will be in focus whatever the aperture (within reason). Aperture setting The aperture setting has the largest factor in determining the depth of field of your images. Lastly, this image shows the other extreme.