Category Archives: Articles

Interesting Links – Week of 2015 / 07 / 27

Why do pendulum clocks sync up?

Google DWave
I’ve seen it probably 20 times and I still get giddy every time I watch it.

Passing C# Variables
When do you use ref?

AMD Linux performance improvement
Why does changing an executable name in linux cause such drastic performance increases with Counter Strike: Global Offensive? It’s offensively simple.

2 Petawatt Laser
My current laser is 1.6 watts. Japan built a 2 petawatt laser. Where can I buy one?

Sixty Symbols – UV Light
MN: Who wants to make a Nuka Cola (From Fallout)? Watch this video.

A Brief History of Everything
MN: Neil deGrasse Tyson explains a brief history of everything. ‘Nuff said.

Why do we get bored?
MN: A good video with lots of psychology points. Related stuff to lookup: Thomas Silverstein, Secret of a Wild Child

What is the greatest honor?
MN: Vsauce YouTube video

How plutonium got us to Pluto
MN: Science / Sixty Symbols
Very interesting article on how power is generated on the New Horizons spacecraft.

Why do bruises change color?