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2012-04-19 20:52:03

As any city dweller knows, buses are rarely on time. It´s typical to wait a while, only to have several buses show up one after another, a phenomenon known as bus bunching. Fortunately, researchers and students at the Georgia Institute of Technology have developed a possible solution for bus bunching that provides better service to riders, simplifies the job of drivers and reduces work for management. Industrial & Systems Engineering Professor John Bartholdi and Georgia Tech...

'Hangover Heaven' Curb-Side Business Started In Las Vegas
2012-04-11 06:51:23

The Las Vegas Review Journal reported on April 8 that one doctor has created a new business venture to "cure" a hangover. The doctor's new business is mobile, giving customers curb-side service by heading to someone's room at a hotel and giving them an IV for a variety of prices. Hangover Heaven's website states that the designated pickup areas are at the Hard Rock Hotel, Paris, Bellagio and The Cosmopolitan.  The buses are equipped with two lounge areas and six bunk beds. "Once...


Latest Bus Reference Libraries

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2010-10-01 18:30:17

The Universal Serial Bus (USB) was designed to establish communication between devices and a host computer and is intended to replace many types of serial and parallel ports. The Universal Serial Bus (USB) is a standard for peripheral devices that began development in 1994. It was originally intended to make it essentially easier to connect external devices to computers by replacing the many connectors that computers had and simplifying software configuration of all the devices connected to...

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2010-09-13 13:36:36

A motherboard is the central printed circuit board in most modern computers and holds many of the vital components of the system as well as provides connectors for other peripherals. Before the microprocessor was introduced, computers were usually made in a card-cage case or mainframe with the gears connected by a backplane that consisted of a set of slots connected with wires. In much older designs the wires were discrete connections between card connector pins, but printed circuit boards...

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2010-09-09 11:48:20

A bus is a subsystem that has the ability to transfer data from different computer components, whether in the same computer or two separate ones. Historically, the first computer buses were quite literally parallel electrical buses that had several connections. Today, however, the term bus can be used to describe any component of a computer that has a similar function or intent. A common example of a present day computer bus is a universal serial bus (USB). Computer buses were first created...

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Word of the Day
callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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