How Does the US Presidential E...

Feb 28, 2014 by

Hanging Chads, Electoral Collages, Primaries … the US electoral system can seem a bit confusing to Europeans. In this article we look at how the U.S. Presidential electoral system works.

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How does the Open Source model...

Aug 30, 2013 by

On the face of it, in a capitalist society where you only work for financial and personal reward where the profit margin is everything, the open source model shouldn’t work. So what is it and how does it work?

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Emotional Intelligence

Mar 1, 2013 by

There’s a new kid in town. There’s a new intelligence that psychologists are calling “Emotional Intelligence” … colloquially we might call it “street smarts”

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How was the order of our alpha...

Jun 5, 2012 by

Is there any particular reason why A comes before B or that Z is the last letter of the alphabet? We delve here into the origins of this and the system of writing.

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Pasteurised Milk

May 11, 2012 by

One thousand bacteria laid end to end would cross the head of a pin Microbes are everywhere....

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Knickknack Googlewack

May 4, 2012 by

Google is often taken for granted .. you type in a phrase, you get instant intellisense help, you hit “search” and seconds later you get hundreds of thousands of results. The speed when you think about it is mind boggling.

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