Samuel Arbesman Explains The Half-Life of Facts

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In Samuel Arbesman’s new book The Half-Life of Facts: Why Everything We Know Has an Expiration Date, the applied mathematician examines why in the modern world, facts change all of the time.

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England Vs Britain Vs The UK

England vs Britain vs UK

And BTW, when someone says “I’m American”, everyone knows that he’s from the US. Anyone arguing against this common use of the word is deluded.

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15 Things You Didn’t Know About Star Trek If You Aren’t A Trekkie

After yesterday’s iPod revolution post, it comes to no surprise that there are quite a few of these infographics from OnlineSchools.org that are really interesting. This one has everything to do with the original Star Trek series.

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