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The Insane Physics of Airbags

I can imagine the meeting: A dozen engineers are gathered around a conference table to discuss automobile safety. How can we protect people during a car crash? We have already added seat belts and crumple zones to cars. Is there anything else we can include? One attendee reluctantly raises their ...

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As Afghanistan Frays, Blackwater Founder Erik Prince Is Everywhere

As Afghanistan Frays, Blackwater Founder Erik Prince Is Everywhere Image Erik Prince arriving for a closed-door meeting with members of the House Intelligence Committee in Washington last year.CreditCreditJacquelyn Martin/Associated Press By Mujib Mashal Oct. 4, 2018 KABUL, Afghanistan — A new crop of senior American officials in Afghanistan has been ...

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Rifts Break Open at Facebook Over Kavanaugh Hearing

Rifts Break Open at Facebook Over Kavanaugh Hearing Image Joel Kaplan, Facebook’s vice president for global public policy, left, sat two rows behind Judge Brett M. Kavanaugh at his testimony in Congress last week. They are longtime friends.CreditCreditPool photo by Jim Bourg By Mike Isaac Oct. 4, 2018 SAN FRANCISCO ...

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A Mushroom Extract Might Save Bees From a Killer Virus

The bees, as you’ve probably heard, are dying, in massive numbers. Termed colony collapse disorder, the die-off counts among its causes a parasite aptly named Varroa destructor. A flat, button-shaped, eight-legged critter no more than 2 millimeters long, varroa mites invade honeybee hives around the world in droves, latch onto ...

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How to Get Fine Levels in High School

How to Get Fine Levels in High School Next to nothing will make trainees more content than trying to get great grades. Actually, not one of them have to find yourself acquiring weak marks for their scholastic transcript, and then there are unique advantages of that: some are merely very ...

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