Krystel Hernandez

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Happy birthday, Albert Einstein

Born on this date in 1879, Einstein changed our notions of space, time and matter – launched modern physics – and became a household name.<p><b>March 14,</b> …

A meandering tale: the truth about pi and rivers

Pi Day 2015: A well known fact about pi is that it describes the bendiness of rivers. I wanted to test this theory, and so I crowd-sourced river lengths to find out<p>Of the many weird and wonderful facts about pi, one of my favourites is a surprising connection between the number 3.14 and the world …

'Cinderella' has a charmed Friday at box office: $23M

Disney’s live-action <i>Cinderella</i> remake is well on its way towards easily winning this weekend’s box office.<p>According to the forecasters at Box Office …

Ebola is waning in West Africa, but the stigma will haunt the economy for years

An end to the most deadly Ebola outbreak in history seems to be in sight. No new cases have been recorded in Liberia for the past two weeks, and 116 new cases have emerged in Sierra Leone and Guinea in the week of Mar. 8, down from 132 the previous week. Currently, the target is to eliminate Ebola …

Disease

Global currency wars are threatening a Lehman-style crisis

But why is the dollar so buoyant and the euro spiralling downward? And should you lock in the strong pound by buying your summer holiday money now?<p>You may, quite reasonably, think that economic fundamentals, such as GDP growth and cross-border trade flows, still drive exchange rates.<p>Unfortunately, …

European Central Bank

Siemens reaches Egypt power deal worth 'several billion euros'

Under a number of accords agreed between the parties, Siemens will build a "4.4 gigawatt combined cycle power plant and install wind power capacity of 2 gigawatt", the company said in a statement. Other projects would include building a factory in Egypt "to manufacture rotor blades for wind …

Hydroelectric Power