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ILLUSION CONFUSION How imitation can help and hinder your odds. If you’ve ever played the childhood game of rock-paper-scissors—and who hasn’t?—you may have wondered why it usually seems to end in a draw, even though the laws of chance would dictate that over time, each player would win a third of the time. In a study published in Proceedings of the Royal Society B in 2011, University College London researchers set out to find the answer. them so rapidly that it appears that we’re moving in sync. That result didn’t surprise the study’s lead author, cognitive scientist Richard Cook. We all like to think of ourselves as individuals who think and act as we choose, based upon our own free will. But while it might sound as if you’re in the grip of a world full of Svengalis, but don’t freak out. Your Copycat Brain We start paying attention to other people and being influenced by what they do at an early age. point out prey or predators inconspicuously, without alerting the subject of the attention.
Why Nikola Tesla was the greatest geek who ever lived Additional notes from the author: If you want to learn more about Tesla, I highly recommend reading Tesla: Man Out of Time Also, this Badass of the week by Ben Thompson is what originally inspired me to write a comic about Tesla. Ben's also got a book out which is packed full of awesome. There's an old movie from the 80s on Netflix Instant Queue right now about Tesla: The Secret of Nikola Tesla. It's corny and full of bad acting, but it paints a fairly accurate depiction of his life.
Tesla Chargers | World's Most Efficient, Effective & Advanced Battery Chargers L'échappatoire | Parce qu'écrire sur soi, c'est aussi écrire sur toi The first female physician, and the thousand-year campaign against her OK, so what you're saying is that we shouldn't mention historical figures that overcame discrimination as females as though that might be interesting to someone, but if the historical figure is male, please feel free to discuss his gender at length. What you don't understand is that we are not required to pretend that discrimination against women isn't a historical thing just because you personally want to cover that up. Erm, No. That's not what I'm saying at all. I was saying 'Oy' to the fact that people tried to cover up the fact that she was a woman, and the other points in the article that referred to how people assumed that her husband/son were doctors and/or wrote the books instead of Trotula. The freak out mea culpa bit at the end referred to the point at the beginning of the article where the writer mentioned that Trotula may have been mythical, in which case my 'Oy'ing at gender discrimination becomes a bit irrelevant as a comment for this article.
Tesla Technology: 5 Bladeless Turbines About to Revolutionize Energy Production “Every home in America can run on wind energy. In fact these units can be installed on existing power poles in rural areas, to catch the wind and send its energy back to the plant.”- Raymond Green, Inventor In 1913, Inventor Nikola Tesla patented a bladeless steam turbine that he claimed was the most efficient and the most simple rotary engine ever designed. Due to a lack of high-quality materials, Tesla was never able to properly build his engine. One century later, we now have all the materials needed to build Tesla’s turbine, and in 2010, a patent was issued to a company called Solar Aero for a wind turbine based on the Tesla design. Their turbine will be presented in this article along with other bladeless turbines like it that will allow us to revolutionize energy production for the entire world. Current wind turbine technology with rotating blades is both inefficient, and causes noise pollution, which has been reported to have detrimental health effects on residents living nearby.
The French African Connection - Special series In January, France sent 4,000 troops to Mali in a bid to combat rebel fighters who, after seizing control of the country's north, threatened to invade the capital city of Bamako. Francois Hollande, the French president, justified the intervention by stressing his country's commitment to its former West African colony. "France will remain with you as long as it is necessary," he told a press conference. For his part, Dioncounda Traore, the interim Malian president, expressed his gratitude, calling Hollande a "brother to the Malian people" and a "true friend of the whole of Africa". But is France pursuing a neo-colonial policy in Africa? In a recent visit to Dakar, Hollande declared the end of the Francafrique era, but is it really over? This three-part series tells the story of 'France Afrique': a brutal and nefarious tale of corruption, massacres, dictators supported and progressive leaders murdered, weapon-smuggling, cloak-and-dagger secret services, and spectacular military operations.
Serbian president unveils Nikola Tesla monument in New York | Science The president of Serbia unveiled a monument to Nikola Tesla in New York state on Monday, marking the latest milestone in a long-running campaign to raise the profile of the cult scientist and inventor around the world. Tomislav Nikolic told the crowd at Tesla's former Wardenclyffe laboratory in Long Island that the scientist was a man whose "ideas were larger than his time", in a ceremony that also served as an opportunity for the Serbian president to remind the world of Tesla's nationality. "The strength of Tesla's vision – because you can't forget he died more than 70 years ago – is what influences how the public speaks about Nikola Tesla: with respect," Nikolic told the Guardian, following a ceremony attended by several members of the Serbian cabinet and a large number of Serbian diaspora. "In turn, the public will also speak about Serbia with respect." The pair's relationship soon soured, however, eventually becoming a bitter rivalry.
Schema capteur DES INVENTIONS DE NIKOLA TESLAListe des brevets de Tesla Quelques anticipations… Tesla avait un talent pour visualiser des inventions sous leur forme achevée. Il avait aussi eu la vision de nombreuses idées qui ont abouti seulement dans ce siècle. L’une d’elle était de créer un grand anneau encerclant la terre. Tesla avait émis l’hypothèse de pouvoir localiser des objets en l’air ou dans le sol en utilisant les ondes radio : c’est ce que nous appelons radar aujourd’hui ou MRI en médecine. Tesla a créé aussi des appareils de contrôle radio, des transmetteurs à ondes continues et à étincelles qui ont été installés sur des bateaux de guerre avant 1914. Entre les écrits de Tesla (qui sont restés archivés 50 ans sans pouvoir être consultés) et les enseignements de l’électrotechnique de nos jours, il y a un monde. Récepteur à Energie Libre de Tesla Le récepteur à Energie Libre de Tesla a été breveté en 1901 sous le nom de " Appareil utilisant l'Energie de Rayonnement." Bill Jones poursuit :