Anna Menshikova

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How Forensic Linguistics Outed J.K. Rowling (Not to Mention James Madison, Barack Obama, and the Rest of Us)

Earlier this week, the UK’s <i>Sunday Times</i> rocked the publishing world by revealing that Robert Galbraith, the first-time author of a new crime novel called <i>The Cuckoo’s Calling</i>, is none other than J.K. Rowling, the superstar author of the <i>Harry Potter</i> series. Then the <i>New York Times</i> told the story of …

The Desert Sun | Palm Springs and Coachella Valley news

The Desert Sun | Palm Springs and Coachella Valley news

SR-71 Blackbird: How to fly the world's fastest plane

During the Cold War, the US Air Force operated the world's fastest air-breathing aircraft - the Lockheed SR-71 Blackbird. Colonel Rich Graham tells BBC Future what made it so special.<p>It was a plane which flew at the edge of space; so high that most other jet engines would seize because of the lack …