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Monthly Archives: May 2017

anti-gun

New Public Database Reveals Striking Differences In How Guns Are Regulated From State To State Michael Siegel, Boston University and Molly Pahn, Boston University From 2014 to 2015, the United States experienced its largest annual increase...
esports

Galen Clavio, Indiana University In late 2016, a sports championship event was held in Chicago, drawing 43 million viewers during the series finals. That was 12 million more people than watched the 2016 NBA Finals. It...

When a ballerina pirouettes, twirling a full revolution, she looks just as she did when she started. But for electrons and other subatomic particles, which follow the rules of quantum theory, that's not necessarily...
video

Baby swimming: Both the literature and practice indicate that children can stand without support starting at around 9 months old. "But with some training, children can stand much sooner than that, even before they're 4...
Bitcoin

A reaction to the 2008 financial crisis, Bitcoin is a digital-currency scheme designed to wrest control of the monetary system from central banks. With Bitcoin, anyone can mint money, provided he or she can...
Game

Lindsay Grace, American University School of Communication In 1904, Lizzie Magie patented “The Landlord’s Game,” a board game about property ownership, with the specific goal of teaching players about how a system of land grabbing...
Bronx Google

Allison L. Rowland, St. Lawrence University and Chris Ingraham, North Carolina State University On May 25, Google Street View celebrates its 10th birthday. A feature of Google Maps, it lets users explore cities and towns...

No IFTTTs About It: Home Automation Is Changing How We Live Smart homes increasingly resemble the Jetsons' house. Thanks to open standards, voice-activated home assistants, smart appliances, and wireless security systems, daily life is becoming...

Nir Kshetri, University of North Carolina – Greensboro The recent WannaCry ransomware attack infected about 300,000 computers in 150 countries, and cost computer users thousands of dollars in ransom money and billions in lost productivity....
dan radak

Security Business intelligence, also referred to as BI, is an umbrella term for application, infrastructure, and tools used in the business world to optimize the performance and decision-making. It helps business owners make sure their...

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. -- In recent years, a host of Hollywood blockbusters — including “The Fast and the Furious 7,” “Jurassic World,” and “The Wolf of Wall Street” — have included aerial tracking shots provided by...
cannes

David Scott Diffrient, Colorado State University On May 17, the 70th edition of the Festival de Cannes kicked off with the opening-night screening of director Arnaud Desplechin’s “Ismael’s Ghosts.” It will wrap up 11 days...