Jaime Escatel

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4 Powerful Apps for Creating Mind Maps on Chromebooks

December 9, 2014<br>Here is a list I curated over the last weekend. The list features some of the best web tools teachers can use to create mind maps on …

Scientists Are Beaming Over Quantum Teleportation Record

A new distance record has been set in the strange world of quantum teleportation.<p>In the record-setting experiment, the quantum spin of a light particle was teleported 15.5 miles (25 kilometers) across an optical fiber, making the operation the farthest quantum feat of its kind.<p>About five years ago, …

Quantum Physics

What’s the secret to holding your breath?

Some can manage five minutes, others barely one. But the trick to holding your breath is actually rather surprising<p>How long can you hold your breath? I’m trying it right now. The first 30 seconds are easy. I’m ready to give up at 45 seconds but I push on through, and it seems to get easier for a …

Wal-Mart, Target Report Strong Thanksgiving Day Traffic

Retailers Wal-Mart Stores Inc. and Target Corp. reported strong Thanksgiving Day traffic as shoppers homed in on big-ticket electronic items. Neither retailer reported specific sales figures early Friday morning, but both bragged about the number of customers that shopped at stores and online.

President pushes reforms: 'Mexico must change'

Mexico's leader proposed a series of reforms Thursday that he hopes will help combat widespread crime and corruption.<p>President Enrique Peña Nieto has come under fire for what some saw as his slow reaction to the disappearance of 43 college students, and for traveling abroad as protests spread …