Forty-five years ago today, in arguably the greatest technological feat of the 20th Century, two Americans stepped off the ladder of their small landing craft and walked on the surface of the moon.
The first of them, Neil Armstrong, 38, of Wapakoneta, Ohio, pronounced his accomplishment "one small step for [a] man; one giant leap for mankind." The second, 39-year-old New Jersey native Edwin "Buzz" Aldrin, Jr., described what he saw as "magnificent desolation."
Do you take pride in your ability to divide your focus and energy into more than one task at a time? Do you think you’re a good multitasker?
Chances are, you’re probably not.
We sat down with two experts – the Two Guys, Dr. Art Markman and Dr. Robert Duke– to take a closer look at the topic of multitasking. Their take offers a perspective into some of the unique issues associated with multitasking.
At long last, the ultimate in that "distressed look" for jeans.
To help support the Kamine Zoo in Hitachi City, Japan, the Mineko Club of volunteer zoo boosters is holding an auction of three pairs of one-of-a-kind bluejeans designed by lions and tigers and, yes, bears too.
According to an English-language translation on the group's website, "Zoo Jeans are the only jeans on earth designed by dangerous animals."
Every year, more than half of the honeybee hives in the United States are taken to California to pollinate the state's almond crop.
Biologist Laurence Packer says this illustrates both our dependence on honeybees to pollinate many plants people rely on for food and the devastating decline in the domestic honeybee population in recent years.