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Internet Archive Flickr Collection
2014-09-01 05:01:38

Millions of photos and illustrations from the pages of public domain books originally digitized by the US Internet Archive have been uploaded to Flickr by a research fellow at Georgetown University in Washington DC.

Can Supercomputers Predict World Events
2011-09-12 04:36:17

By using a supercomputer to analyze news stories, a University of Illinois researcher believes that he can predict major upcoming global events.


Word of the Day
alicorn
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.
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