Photo by: Nickle5 / pixabay Raising heritage breed chickens becomes more fun if we don’t buy chicks annually but instead hatch th..
Photo by: Wokandapix / Pixabay Reasonable people can disagree about former President Barack Obama's Race to the Top initiative – his multibillion education competition among states – but it was a big idea.So, too, were President Bill Clinton's push for school standards and accountability, President George H.W.Bush's push for national standards and President George W.Bush's effort to m.. 2018-07-20
Photo by: Vincent de Groot / Wikimedia Commons What happens when an insect touches a spider’s web? Most web-spinning spiders line their silken threads with droplets of glue, which snag blundering insects.But one group—the cribellate spiders—does something different.Their threads are surrounded by clouds of even more silk—extremely fine filaments, each a hundred times thinner than reg.. 2018-07-19
Photo By: O01326 via Wikimedia Commons China has reached another landmark in the world of supercomputing after having created faster supercomputers than those of the US in recent time.The final results in the Top500 rankings showed that China has 202 supercomputers while the US only has 143. The US has reached its lowest point in the Top500 rankings for the first time since it began 25 years ago.This is .. 2018-07-18