Cheating Can Be More Difficult Than Just Competing

In the 1968 Golden Globe round-the-world yacht race, 36-year-old Donald Crowhurst had a plan: he’d sail a small, plywood trimaran. He had no experience, and his boat was frighteningly flimsy, but he convinced all who listened that he was deadly serious. The Mercy is a 2017 British biographical drama film, directed by James Marsh and … Read moreCheating Can Be More Difficult Than Just Competing

Our Sun is just one star out of 300 sextillion

There could be as many as 300 sextillion stars. Want to write that down? It’s a 3 followed by 23 zeroes. Like this: 300,000,000,000,000,000,000,000. The research, led by Yale astronomer Pieter van Dokkum, is being published by the journal Nature. In an interview with Space.com, von Dokkum said the findings are based on data gathered … Read moreOur Sun is just one star out of 300 sextillion

Laws Similar to Murphy’s Laws

You have probably heard of Murphy’s Laws, but here’s some similar ones you might not know about: Aigner’s Axiom:  No matter how well you perform your job, a superior will seek to modify the results. Airplane Law:  When the plane you’re on is late, the plane you’re transferring to is on time. Alinsky’s Rule for … Read moreLaws Similar to Murphy’s Laws