General News Archive - August 11, 2011


Many of us go to extraordinary lengths to avoid learning the endings of stories we have yet to read or see.


Popular media's hypersexualization of women may be worse than you think.

Word of the Day
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.