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  • Tricks Any Dog Can Do! - Susan Day January 22, 2018
    This great book comes with advice and guidance as to the best way to teach these tricks. It offers more than one method which the reader can choose depending upon their own situation. There is also advice to using treats and shows you how to not end up with a treat junkie! This books is from the desk of Susan Day, a canine behaviourist. Susan teaches obedien […]
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  • La teoría del todo - Stephen W. Hawking January 22, 2018
    Una manera clara y amena de acercarse a los misterios del universo. En esta esclarecedora obra, el gran físico británico Stephen Hawking nos ofrece una historia del universo, del big bang a los agujeros negros. En siete pasos, Hawking logra explicar la historia del universo, desde las primeras teorías del mundo griego y de la época medieval hasta las más com […]
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  • La física del futuro - Michio Kaku January 22, 2018
    Un recorrido asombroso a través de los próximos cien años de revolución científica. El futuro ya se está inventando en los laboratorios de los científicos más punteros de todo el mundo. Con toda probabilidad, en 2100 controlaremos los ordenadores a través de diminutos sensores cerebrales y podremos mover objetos con el poder de nuestras mentes, la inteligenc […]
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  • El futuro de nuestra mente - Michio Kaku January 22, 2018
    Una nueva teoría sobre la conciencia y el futuro de los estudios de nuestra mente Por primera vez en la historia, gracias a escáneres de alta tecnología diseñados por físicos, se han desvelado secretos del cerebro, y lo que un día fuera territorio de la ciencia ficción, se ha convertido en una asombrosa realidad. Grabación de recuerdos, telepatía, vídeos de […]
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  • Ágilmente - Estanislao Bachrach January 22, 2018
    Bachrach es Doctor en biología molecular y explica el funcionamiento del cerebro. A través de ello, da consejos y herramientas para ser más creativos y felices en el trabajo y en la vida. La neurociencia es clara: el cerebro aprende hasta el último día de vida. La creatividad puede expandirse. Tu mente, mediante la aplicación de las técnicas correctas, puede […]
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  • ¿Cómo pensar como Sherlock Holmes? - Maria Konnikova January 22, 2018
    Ningún personaje de ficción es más conocido por sus poderes de intuición y observación que Sherlock Holmes. Pero, ¿es su inteligencia extraordinaria una invención de la ficción o podemos aprender a desarrollar estas habilidades, para mejorar nuestras vidas en el trabajo y en casa? A través de ¿ Cómo pensar como Sherlock Holmes? , la periodista y psicóloga Ma […]
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  • Sobre la teoría de la relatividad especial y general - Albert Einstein January 22, 2018
    Entre el Electromagnetismo y la Mecánica newtoniana existe una fórmula de bisagra: la teoría de la relatividad especial y general. La importancia del nuevo marco planteado por Albert Einstein se entiende por lo siguiente: la percepción del tiempo y el espacio es relativa al observador. ¿Qué significa esto? Si usted viaja a una velocidad mayor que la de la lu […]
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  • Fluidos, ondas y calor. Volumen 1 - José Luis Escamilla Reyes, Rosa María Guadalupe García Castelán & Luis Jaime Neri Vitela January 22, 2018
    El mundo de hoy en día es fascinante y a la vez misterioso. Por ejemplo, a veces hay ruidos extraños provenientes de las tuberías, de las ventanas o de las puertas. Vemos que enormes y pesados buques trasatlánticos no se hunden al cruzar el mar. Otras veces no podemos explicarnos cómo es que los pájaros pueden volar o cómo es la comunicación entre murciélago […]
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  • Breve historia de mi vida - Stephen Hawking January 22, 2018
    La mente maravillosa de Stephen Hawking ha deslumbrado al mundo entero revelando los misterios del universo. Ahora, por primera vez, el cosmólogo más brillante de nuestra era explora, con una mirada reveladora, su propia vida y evolución intelectual. Breve historia de mi vida cuenta el sorprendente viaje de Stephen Hawking desde su niñez […]
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  • EnCambio - Estanislao Bachrach January 22, 2018
    EnCambio te va a permitir alumbrar los procesos por los cuales te comportás de determinada manera con el fin de dejar atrás aquellos hábitos y conductas que ya no te sirven. El objetivo es que aprendas del potencial que tiene tu cerebro para cambiar y la capacidad que tenés vos para modificarlo. Este año cambio de trabajo, empiezo el gimnasio, bajo esos kili […]
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Causes of False Missile Alerts: The Sun, the Moon and a 46-Cent Chip

As emotional and disruptive as the false alert was, it was not the most dangerous episode of its kind because it did not reach the military’s chain of command or decision-makers in government, he said.Here is a look at a few cases when it did:Photo” data-mediaviewer-credit=”” itemprop=”url” itemid=”https://static01.nyt.com/images/2018/01/14/us/14xp-falsealarms-4/14xp-falsealarms-4-master675.jpg”/>The command post for North American Aerospace Defense Command operations in 1982. In 1960, Norad was sent to its maximum alert level because of a “moonrise over Norway.”Oct. 5, 1960: The moon tricks a radarA false alarm came when an early warning radar in Greenland reported to North American Air Defense Command headquarters that it had detected dozens of inbound Soviet missiles.The report thrust Norad to its maximum alert level, according to the Union of Concerned Scientists, but officials later determined that the radar had been fooled by the “moonrise over Norway.”Nov. 9, 1979: A ‘war game’ tape causes six minutes of worryComputers at Norad indicated that the United States was under attack by missiles launched by a Soviet submarine.Ten jet interceptors from three bases in the United States and Canada were scrambled, and missile bases went on “low?level alert,” The New York Times reported.When satellite data had not confirmed an attack after six minutes, officials decided that no immediate action was necessary, according to the Union of Concerned Scientists and The Times.Investigations later discovered that a “war game” tape had been loaded into the Norad computer as part of a test […]

From Norway to Haiti, Trump’s Comments Stir Fresh Outrage

Mr. Ogrim cautioned that journalists should not overreact to Mr. Trump’s remarks. “These are somewhat small matters and the frenzy with which they are reported does not perhaps always help the media in their just fight with a president who is doing his best to undermine them and their importance,” he said.Gudmund Hernes, a former minister of education and minister of health from the Labor Party, wrote sarcastically on Twitter: “Erna worked: Norwegians are welcome.” (Ms. Solberg is from the Conservative Party.)This was not the first time Mr. Trump had rankled Scandinavians with off-the-cuff remarks. In February, he puzzled and alarmed Swedes when, in a speech discussing refugee policies in Europe, he suggested that a terrorist attack had occurred “last night in Sweden.” No such thing had taken place.“Does Trump know that Norway is neighbors with what-happened-last-night-in-Sweden?” a Swedish social worker, Ulf Fogelstrom, quipped on Twitter.Mr. Trump was then rebuked on Friday by the United Nations human rights office, which described his comments as dangerous racism that opened the door to humanity’s worst characteristics.“These are shocking and shameful comments from the president of the United States,” Rupert Colville, a spokesman for Zeid Ra’ad al-Hussein, the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, told reporters in Geneva. “Sorry, there is no other word one can use but racist.”Norway (population 5.2 million) and Haiti (population 10.9 million) are both relatively small countries, but their situations could hardly be more different. Norway is one of the world’s wealthiest nations, with rich oil reserves, a mighty sovereign wealth fund and a gross domestic product per capita that is about 23 percent higher than that of the United States […]

From Norway to Haiti, Trump’s Comments Stir Fresh Outrage

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Texas, North Korea, Qualcomm: Your Tuesday Briefing

• Protections for Nicaraguans to end. Thousands who arrived illegally in the U.S., many of them decades ago, will have to leave the country, the Trump administration said. Continue reading the main story • A fight over gardening? The altercation that left Senator Rand Paul nursing bruised lungs and broken ribs was said to have begun over a landscaping dispute with a neighbor. • Partisan writing you shouldn’t miss. Writers from across the political spectrum discuss the church shooting in Texas. • A parasite problem in Norway. Fish farmers face new curbs aimed at protecting the country’s stocks of wild salmon, which have more than halved, partly because of the spread of sea lice. […]

Time to move to the moon, says Stephen Hawking

Convinced that our time on Earth is short, the astrophysicist says we should (and could) hit the moon within 30 years. […]

Battery recycling machine gives grocery store coupons in exchange for your old batteries

The machines are popping up at grocery stores in Norway. […]

Trump’s Presidency Gives Norway Hope For Fossil Fuel Exploration In The Arctic

Trump’s inauguration in January marked the start of high levels of distress across the world as news of his policies spreads across the globe.But in the midst of it all Norway sees a ray of hope for its plans in the Arctic Circle.Officials from Norway’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs say Trump’s business background may suit their development goals better than Obama’s pro-environment policies.“The Trump administration is more in line with our point of view [about the Arctic], which is more use than protection,” said Bjørn Midthun, from Norway’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs at a conference on the Arctic in January.Norway is one of eight countries in the Arctic Council, a governing body composed of the nations with territory in the Arctic. As climate change dramatically changes the landscape in the region, the council finds itself exploring opportunities that weren’t possible before.An estimated 100 billion barrels of oil and 35 trillion cubic metres of natural gas are believed to be in the region, according to researchers from the University College London. These reserves are becoming more easily accessible as climate change thaws sea ice and makes the region increasingly navigable. Countries like Norway see this as an opportunity to expand exports through the Arctic.But environmental experts are concerned. The Arctic is widely considered to be the canary in the coal mine of the effects of climate change […]