Mapsco books and huge paper maps are a thing of the past. Now, we have our mobile devices equipped with GPS that can give us verbal directions while we drive. We can get directions to practically anywhere with the swipe of our finger. However, once you get to that location,...
"Music," wrote Ludwig van Beethoven, "is a higher revelation than all wisdom and philosophy." Granted, as a composer, Beethoven wasn't exactly an objective observer. But for most of us, music is still the art form we turn to most frequently, and the one that gives us the...
Have you ever wondered what kind of test questions you are asked when qualifying for Mensa? Take the official Mensa Practice Test for just $8.99 and preview some of the typical questions featured on the Mensa Admissions Test. This special price is available only through...
Here's an experience some of us have had. The phone rings. You pick it up and say "Hello. Hello. Helloooo." But nobody answers. It turns out there could be someone on the other end of the line: an automated computer system that's calling your number — and tens of...
Have you ever questioned the claims that scientists make? For example, last year's discovery of the so-called "God particle," or the back-and-forth over whether caffeine is good or bad for you? Even if you haven't, other scientists have. Analysis and criticism of the work...
Cancer cells have been programmed back to normal by scientists in a breakthrough which could lead to new treatments and even reverse tumor growth. For the first time aggressive breast, lung and bladder cancer cells have been turned back into harmless benign cells by restoring...
Newton's Principia Mathematica was written in Latin; Einstein's first influential papers were written in German; Marie Curie's work was published in French. Yet today, most scientific research around the world is published in a single language, English.
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