PARIS (AFP) – The European Southern Observatory (ESO) said Thursday it would go ahead with construction of the world s most powerful land-based telescope, a behemoth designed to locate planets in other solar systems.
Building work on the European Extremely Large Telescope (E-ELT) has been authorised by ESO s governing body after funding pledges exceeded 90 percent of the roughly one-billion-euro ($1.25-billion) cost, the organisation said.
There are many excuses that you could tell the police why you stole an ambulance in front of a hospital. To pick up the heavily pregnant girlfriend at home, for example. Or to rescue a seriously injured man in a car accident. Bryan Kryscio from Oakland, United States, had decided to tell the truth.
This 51-year-old homeless Michigan man stole an unattended unlocked Star EMS ambulance outside of McLaren Hospital for strip club visit. The suspect was only driving 5 miles per hour when he was taken into custody.
The Antikythera mechanism is considered one of the greatest mysteries of archeology. The gearwheel machine manufactured in 2000 years ago, is said to have exactly calculated the solar and lunar eclipses for the ancient Greeks. The Antikythera mechanism (clock-like device), was used to track the cycles of the solar system and it does it in a beautiful and brilliant way. But also for the planning of major sports events, the mechanism could have been good.
The eBook is becoming increasingly significant for many people and its a great possibility to read. The Calibre is a free eBook Mangement software that stores books and enables the user to transfer them onto an ebook. It can change the formats of the book to be compatible with a specific eReader. For instance Kindle is not compatible with .epub files so Calibre can convert them to .mobi files.
The free eBook Converter Calibre supports the formats of the most popular eBook output devices, including the iPhone,the Amazon Kindle and Sony PRS.
You can fry shrimps in under 3 seconds if you are in much of a hurry. Awesome method for working moms who don’t get enough time for cooking because of their tight schedule.
Google introduces new account security wizard to protect its users accounts. With the new “Devices and Activity dashboard” (Devices & Activities) Google wants to protect its customers better against attacks and stop hackers trying to get into your email and bank accounts. Google users can now not only see when and from what device their account is being accessed but also identify every single active device that has been used to gain access to their account.
The TSA hologram is kind of weird. At least it can’t strip search you.
Its funny…. you can tell she was trying to be still as possible when she was filming that.
The leading internet company in Russia operating the country’s most popular search engine Yandex has introduced a revolutionary new brwoser that incorporates innovations in design and interesting features. It is the browser of the future. The Internet has made progress and developed from texts and links to multimedia content and apps over the past 20 years, only the browser still look like long ago. The new Yandex Alpha browser has totally changed that. Yandex Alpha has been developed based on Chromium open source code as used in Google chrome.