Lou Ottens, Inventor Of The Cassette Tape, Has Died

Lou Ottens, who put music lovers around the world on a path toward playlists and mixtapes by leading the invention of the first cassette tape, has died at age 94, according to media reports in the Netherlands. Ottens was a talented and influential engineer at Philips, where he also helped develop consumer compact discs. Ottens Read more about Lou Ottens, Inventor Of The Cassette Tape, Has Died[…]

Șeful laboratorului Moderna a intrat în topul Forbes al miliardarilor din Franța, cu o avere de 3,5 miliarde de euro

  Potrivit Forbes, care a publicat azi clasamentul marilor averi din Franța, 42 de francezi au averi care depășesc un miliard de dolari, inclusiv noul intrat în top, Stéphane Bancel, șeful laboratorului Moderna – care se află acum pe locul 23. În ciuda crizei Covid, patru noi miliardari francezi intră în clasamentul Forbes, potrivit versiunii Read more about Șeful laboratorului Moderna a intrat în topul Forbes al miliardarilor din Franța, cu o avere de 3,5 miliarde de euro[…]

The 10 facts that prove we’re in a climate emergency

It is real and it is already happening. Human-caused climate change has already been proven to increase the risk of floods and extreme rainfall, heatwaves and wildfires with implications for humans, animals and the environment. And things aren’t looking good for the future either. With the concentration of carbon dioxide (CO2) in the atmosphere projected Read more about The 10 facts that prove we’re in a climate emergency[…]

Strange but True: Drinking Too Much Water Can Kill

In a hydration-obsessed culture, people can and do drink themselves to death. Liquid H2O is the sine qua non of life. Making up about 66 percent of the human body, water runs through the blood, inhabits the cells, and lurks in the spaces between. At every moment water escapes the body through sweat, urination, defecation Read more about Strange but True: Drinking Too Much Water Can Kill[…]

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Typologies of Extreme Longevity Myths

Abstract Purpose. Political, national, religious, and other motivations have led the media and even scientists to errantly accept extreme longevity claims prima facie. We describe various causes of false claims of extraordinary longevity. Design and Methods. American Social Security Death Index files for the period 1980–2009 were queried for individuals with birth and death dates yielding Read more about Typologies of Extreme Longevity Myths[…]

256 Years Old Man Breaks The Silence Before His Death And Reveals SHOCKING Secrets To The World

What is the longest a person has ever lived for? Meet Li Ching Yuen, a man who lived an astonishing 256 years!  And no, this is not a myth or a fictional tale. According to a 1930 New York Times article, Wu Chung-chieh, a professor of the Chengdu University, discovered Imperial Chinese government records from 1827 congratulating Li Ching-Yuen on his Read more about 256 Years Old Man Breaks The Silence Before His Death And Reveals SHOCKING Secrets To The World[…]

PDF Basics

  The Portable Document Format was originally created by Adobe as a file format to reliably present and exchange documents. Adobe are still one of the main developers of software that enables you to create, edit and visualize PDF files. Because the specifications of the file format are publicly available and meanwhile even became an official ISO-standard, Read more about PDF Basics[…]

Overcoming Information Overload

As a writer for the web, I’m well acquainted with information overload. One bit of information leads to five facts, which leads to three articles, which leads to an interesting interview you must listen to right now, which leads to 10 pages in your browser. I’ve always loved the scavenger hunt research requires. Every clue Read more about Overcoming Information Overload[…]