14 Amusing Geography Fails

Fox News’ Egypt Graphic Fail

There is a popular saying that the World is small. But, it’s actually big, really big. With roughly 196 countries (UN recognized), countless cities, and their constantly shifting borders, keeping up on your geography can be difficult. But, sometimes it just crosses the line from an honest mistake to hilarious ignorance. Here is a list comprising silly ...

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15 Best Test Data Generation Tools

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Test data generation is the process of creating a set of data for testing a software application. It is quite a complex problem and many solutions have come forth, most of them are limited to toy programs. We could use the actual data that has been taken from similar old programs or it could be ...

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Having Puns with CSS

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“A pun a day keeps a doctor away”. I don’t know how much true is that sentence, but I am quite familiar with the job of a web designer. Sometimes it’s frustrating. For our non-tech readers: CSS is a style sheet language for designing the format and look of the content present on a web page. ...

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Vision-Enhancing Nanodrops Could Replace Eyeglasses

Vision Enhancing Nanodrops

Researchers developed and tested nanoparticle eyedrops, combined with a laser process, which can improve both long and short sightedness.  The technology may allow users to have their vision corrected without medical supervision.  You have asked for high-tech eye glasses and 3D printed bionic eyeball, but scientists have come with something even better. They have developed ...

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20 Most Useful C and C++ Cheat Sheets | 2018 Edition

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C and C++ both was developed with a bias toward system programming and embedded, large systems, with flexibility, efficiency, and greater performance. They have been found extremely helpful in other contexts as well, with key strengths being resource-constrained and applications and software infrastructure, which includes performance-critical applications (space probes, telephone switches), servers (SQL, eCommerce) and ...

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World’s Biggest DDoS Attack Peaked 1.35 Tbps | Faced By GitHub

Biggest DDoS Attack

GitHub survived the world’s largest DDoS attack ever recorded.  This amplification attack was using memcached-based technique that reached to 1.35 Terabits per second through 126.9 million packets per second.  On 28 February 2018, GitHub, the most popular code sharing and hosting service for version control, faced the largest DDoS (distributed denial-of-service) attack ever recorded. This ...

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What Hardware/Software Does SpaceX Use To Power Its Rockets?

Hardware Software Does SpaceX Use

SpaceX vehicles are powered by dual core x86 processors. In addition to Linux operating system, they use LabView, a graphical programming tool that runs on Windows. The programmers at SpaceX prefer using C++ (and sometimes Python).  The vehicle code is on the order of a couple of hundred thousand lines. What started in 2002 with the aim ...

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11 Most Mysterious Signals From Outer Space

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The search for extraterrestrial intelligence was only made possible after the discovery of radio waves. Though the radio waves was mathematically predicted initially by Scottish physicist James Clerk Maxwell in 1867, while observing the wavelike properties of light, it was Heinrich Hertz who successfully demonstrated the electromagnetic waves in his laboratory. You probably be surprised by ...

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Measuring Brain’s Electrical Activity Using Fluorescent Sensor

Measuring Brain's Electrical Activity

Researchers have come up with a new method to measure brain’s electrical activity, without electrodes. They built Archon1, a light-sensitive protein, that ejects a fluorescent signal after it’s delivered into a brain cell.  Neurons communicate with each other through electrical events known as “action potentials” and chemical neurotransmitters. They enable the brain to harmonize thoughts, sensation, emotions ...

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