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Mobify – Digital Experience Platform

Boost your revenue by launching a superior Progressive Web App in just 90 days<p>Mobify is the only proven Digital Experience Platform for building customer-first shopping experiences through Progressive Web Apps (PWA), Accelerated Mobile Pages (AMP), and native apps.<p>The #1 Provider ofProgressive Web …

Theoretical physics: The origins of space and time

Many researchers believe that physics will not be complete until it can explain not just the behaviour of space and time, but where these entities …

Physics

More institutions cap adjuncts' hours in anticipation of federal guidelines

It started in November, as a few colleges announced new limits on adjunct hours, fearful that not doing so would result in the part-time instructors …

Adjunct survey paints bleak picture of working conditions

Most adjuncts at universities receive their course assignments two to three weeks before an academic term begins. As a result, they have little time …

Study finds that students learn more from non-tenure-track instructors

A major new study has found that new students at Northwestern University learn more when their instructors are adjuncts than when they are …

Ask the Critic: Here's How Tipping Actually Works

<b>Editor's note:</b> Here to answer your questions is senior managing editor, former SENY editor, and frequent author of our NYC restaurant reviews Carey Jones. We'll take a few of your questions each week and give you the New York restaurant advice you're looking for. Email [email protected] with the …

Custodian of world's longest running experiment dies

The science professor who oversaw the world's longest running laboratory test—the Pitch Drop Experiment—has died after more than half a century on …

Tutor reveals Ivy-admissions madness of rich penthouse parents

WRITE STUFF: For a fee of $7,500, Lacy Crawford would help the sometimes indifferent children of wealthy New Yorkers write their college-entry …

I Eight Sum Pi Plates

If you’re a mathematical smarty pants, then you know the equation on this plate translates into “I ate some pie”… sort of funny, no? Perhaps this set …

Pastry

UK government receptive to bill that would pardon Alan Turing

Many in the UK recognize Alan Turing's contributions to computing as we know it, but attempts to obtain a pardon for the conviction that tragically cut short his career have thus far been unsuccessful. There's a new glimmer of hope, however: government whip Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon says that the …

Mysterious 2,000-year-old graves, pyramid ruins found in Mexico

Monumental stone architecture has rarely been found in Veracruz, archaeologists. The remains of this ancient pyramid were discovered in Jaltipan.<p>Construction work in eastern Mexico exposed an ancient settlement, including 30 skeletons and the ruins of a pyramid, believed to be up to 2,000 years …

Archaeology

Alzheimer's Cases Rise, But Hope Remains

More than 5 million Americans are currently living with Alzheimer's disease, and the National Institute on Aging estimates that that number is going to triple by 2050 — in part due to aging baby boomers.<p>The cost of coping with the disease — currently estimated at $215 billion — is projected to rise …

Obama Student Loan Policy Under Scrutiny As Congress Tackles Student Borrowing Costs

WASHINGTON -- Congressional Democrats have pounced on a nonpartisan government report showing the Department of Education this year is forecast to earn a record $51 billion profit off student borrowers, denouncing the Obama administration and urging for structural reforms.<p>Members of the House of …

Eric Schmidt: Kim Jong Un Could Turn On North Korea's Internet If He Wanted

There is literally a switch that could give the hermit nation the Web, Google's chairman said.<p>As you might expect, North Korea's "Internet" mirrors North Korea itself: Sad, secluded, and limited to just a handful of propagandistic sites.<p>There's a country-wide intranet, and the content consists of …

Is computing speed set to make a quantum leap?

Our imagination is stretched to the utmost," wrote Richard Feynman, the greatest physicist of his day, "not, as in fiction, to imagine things which …

The Order of Operations is Wrong

Coriolis Effect: IDTIMWYTIM

Dramatic Timelapse Photography Showing the Futuristic Side of Dubai

Much has been said about Dubai’s ultra-modern architecture and the crazy pace of the city’s development. Construction projects that range from the …

Time-lapse Photography