It seems as though ancient cannibals had a “waste not, want not” attitude, suggests the discovery of Ice Age cups made from human skulls — what may be the earliest ones known, scientists say. Human skulls have been made into macabre cups and bowls for thousands of years. For instance, in the fifth century B.C., [...]
Little is known about the archaeology of Saudi Arabia, as the government has historically forbid aerial photographs of the landscape and religious sensitivities have made access tricky. But Google Earth is changing that. Satellite images available via the Web-based 3-D map program show that large portions of the country hold a wealth of archaeological remains [...]
In 2004, NASA scientists announced that there was a chance that Apophis, an asteroid larger than two football fields, could smash into Earth in 2029. A few additional observations and some number-crunching later, astronomers noted that the chance of the planet-killer hitting Earth in 2029 was nearly zilch. Now, reports out of Russia say that [...]
Stonehenge is an ancient monument in England that has had my interest for quite some time. The following news article just destroyed the whole mystical essence of the entire thing. Thanks BBC NEWS! Island-based designer and engineer Garry Lavin has set out to revolutionise ideas on how the ancient monument of Stonehenge was built. The [...]
Activision, one of the gaming industry’s most popular game publishers have announced today that they will be canning the ever so popular Guitar hero franchise this year. The Southern California-based company also revealed plans for a 7% reduction in staff, with members of the Guitar Hero team being among about 500 workers that will be dismissed. [...]
I’m sure many of you have played around with Google Translate some time or the other. I was wondering, since it isn’t always possible to understand a sentence that had been directly translated from another language to yours, what would it be like to take a well constructed English sentence and drag it through several languages before [...]
In 1999 and early 2000, search engines would often return 50 results from the same domain in the search results. One nice change that Google introduced in February 2000 was “host crowding,” which only showed two results from each hostname.
First Post: 07/02/2011 Now you might think: “Oh what’s new? This is just another blog about search engine optimization…” Well my friend, I will tell you that in some sense you are correct. This is just another blog about search engine optimization… the difference is that the posts will of course vary and I will [...]