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The original Cryptex USB Flash Drive: Old World Security, New World Technology Last updated 12/22/2013 00:31:00 Do You Want One? Sign Up Below. UPDATE: July 30th Cryptex Flash Drive Supporters, A visualization showing just how thick air traffic is over Europe It's a shrinking planet. But I do wonder how much of this air traffic is tourism, versus immigration, versus moving time-sensitive freight around. I ask because I wonder how much of it can be eliminated by futuristic technologies like telepresense ("Walk the French Riviera in a robot surrogate!") or onsite manufacturing (street corner mini-factories and super 3d fabricators.)

Images Of North Korea At Night Aerial images of the Earth from space seem to wipe out most traces of humanity during the day, as our extensive cities and roadways are washed out by the landscape at that distance. Nighttime is a different story. In the dark, city lights give an accurate representation of population density and socioeconomic conditions. Asia holds over 60% of the world’s total population, so it is not surprising that capital cities like Beijing, China and Seoul, South Korea are bright beacons of light. Though the vast expanses of light allow you to see cities and outlines of entire countries, it also makes it obvious that something is missing: North Korea. New images taken from the International Space Station help illustrate that point, as North Korea’s capital city of Pyongyang is a faint smudge of light in comparison to South Korea.

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Watch 10 seconds of high-frequency stock trading in super slow motion Presumably, it will take them a bit of time to actually read out the resolution. How do you know there weren't computers executing the trade before the news reached Chicago? Maybe they were measuring the probability that the decision would be made. Kintsugi Tea bowl repaired with the Kintsugi method Kintsugi (金継ぎ?) (Japanese: golden joinery) or Kintsukuroi (金繕い?)

How Americans Die By Matthew C. Klein / Bloomberg View / April 17, 2014How Americans Die The mortality rate fell by about 17 percent from 1968 through 2010, years for which we have detailed data.Almost all of this improvement can be attributed to improved survival prospects for men. It looks like progress stopped in the mid-1990s… Mortality rate per 100,000 people …but that’s only because the population has aged a lot since then. Share of population This has a big effect on the overall mortality rate, because old people die sooner than the young. Mortality rate per 100,000 people by age If you divide the population into separate age cohorts, you can see that improvements in life expectancy have been broad-based and ongoing.Looking at mortality for each age cohort since 1968, we see that Americans under 25 have made the most progress.

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