How Transistors Work" If cells are the building blocks of life, transistors are the building blocks of the digital revolution. Without transistors, the technological wonders you use every day -- cell phones, computers, cars -- would be vastly different, if they existed at all. Before transistors, product engineers used vacuum tubes and electromechanical switches to complete electrical circuits. Feta Cheese vs Goat Cheese Feta cheese, according to the latest EU regulations, is a variety of cheese that is made in specific areas of Greece and is manufactured using sheep's milk. The cheese may also be considered ‘feta’ if it is made of a mixture of sheep and goat's milk, with goat's milk being less than or equal to 30% of the entire mixture. Goat cheese, as the name suggests, is cheese prepared using goat's milk.
Does Sex Count As Exercise? Sex isn’t only a pleasurable experience, with some reports claiming the act also has health benefits that can be compared to those of exercise. In fact, the physiological response to sex is similar to that of exercise. Landmark studies in the 1960s showed people having sex had an increase in their respiratory rate, heart rate and blood pressure. These are all signs the body is working at an elevated rate, similar to that experienced during exercise. More recently, these findings have been replicated by a number of researchers using less obtrusive, miniaturised and wireless equipment, enabling more realistic results.
International Networks Archive \\ Remapping Our World The following six maps deal with an array of major current world issues, from the serious to the seriously frivolous. They were developed for the INA by Jonathan Harris of Flaming Toast Productions. The maps may not be reproduced or rebroadcast without express written consent of the INA. If you are interested in using the maps, please contact us. How a Radical New Teaching Method Could Unleash a Generation of Geniuses In 2009, scientists from the University of Louisville and MIT's Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences conducted a study of 48 children between the ages of 3 and 6. The kids were presented with a toy that could squeak, play notes, and reflect images, among other things. For one set of children, a researcher demonstrated a single attribute and then let them play with the toy. Another set of students was given no information about the toy. This group played longer and discovered an average of six attributes of the toy; the group that was told what to do discovered only about four.
Scientists Identify 38 Genes Linked With Losing Your Virginity If teen comedies are anything to go by, losing your virginity is a combination of circumstance, luck, and awkward social ladders. However, scientists are now starting to find that genetics could also play a role. Researchers from the University of Cambridge have identified 38 genes that correlate with the age people lose their virginity. Some of these genes accounted for the release of sex hormones and the age of puberty, while others related to neurocognitive traits that affect behavior. Electrical Engineering Circuit Theory - Wikibooks , 2013This is an introductory text about electric circuits. It covers the basics of electric circuit theory, circuit analysis, and touches on circuit design. It is a companion reference for a 1st year of an Electrical Engineering undergraduate curriculum.(7482 views) United States Navy Electricity and Electronics Training Series by Robert A Gray , 1998This series provides beginners with fundamental electrical and electronic concepts through self-study. The series is designed to give small amounts of information that can be easily digested before advancing further into the more complex material.(2096 views)
Why Generation Y Yuppies Are Unhappy Say hi to Lucy. Lucy is part of Generation Y, the generation born between the late 1970s and the mid 1990s. She's also part of a yuppie culture that makes up a large portion of Gen Y. I have a term for yuppies in the Gen Y age group -- I call them Gen Y Protagonists & Special Yuppies, or GYPSYs. A GYPSY is a unique brand of yuppie, one who thinks they are the main character of a very special story. So Lucy's enjoying her GYPSY life, and she's very pleased to be Lucy. Have Children? Here’s How Kids Ruin Your Romantic Relationship Lots of women look forward to motherhood – getting to know a tiny baby, raising a growing child, developing a relationship with a maturing son or daughter. All over the world, people believe that parenting is the most rewarding part of life. And it’s good that so many mothers treasure that bond with their child, because the transition to parenthood causes profound changes in a woman’s marriage and her overall happiness… and not for the better. Families usually welcome a baby to the mix with great expectations. But as a mother’s bond with a child grows, it’s likely that her other relationships are deteriorating. I surveyed decades of studies on the psychological effects of having a child to write my book “Great Myths of Intimate Relationships: Dating, Sex, and Marriage,” and here’s what the research literature shows.
An Intuitive Explanation of Quantum Mechanics This is one of several shortened indices into the Quantum Physics Sequence. It is intended for students who are having trouble grasping the meaning of quantum math; or for people who want to learn the simple math of everything and are getting around to quantum mechanics. There's a widespread belief that quantum mechanics is supposed to be confusing. This is not a good frame of mind for either a teacher or a student. Complicated math can be difficult but it is never, ever allowed to be confusing. The 100 Things Every 20-Something Needs To Realize As Generation-Y, we’re the new frontier. We’ve experienced the largest generational gap in history and sometimes life isn’t easy. These are 100 rules Generation-Y should live by: 1. You need a minimum of an hour to get ready before work or class. 2.