Boing Boing shared an over one minute YouTube video showing "Urinal Dynamics: a tactical summary -- We illustrate the importance of good technique when using a urinal and offer some advice. Through high-speed video footage of a simulated male urine stream we show that reduced splash can be achieved by aiming at a vertical surface, moving closer to the urinal and by decreasing the impact angle."
"... The amount of such violence seen in modern movies rated PG-13 even exceeded that in films rated R for adults in 2012..."Submitted by ant on Tue, 11/12/2013 - 5:20am. Art/Design | Communication | Health | History | Personal | Reading Materials | Religion/Culture | Sight Seeings | Television (TV) Show/Movie
France 24 reported "Gun violence is on the rise in U.S. (United States) movies and has more than tripled since (19)85 in those rated as acceptable for teen(ager)s 13 and older, according to a study out Monday.
The amount of such violence seen in modern movies rated PG-13 even exceeded that in films rated R for adults in 2012
NewsDaily answered the questions and provides details to "Hurricane? Cyclone? Typhoon? Here's the difference -- How a hurricane differs from a typhoon or cyclone:
Reddit shared a few interesting and addicting links about names, for people born in United States of America (USA), like:
MarphitimusBlackimus/Marphy Black/Revenant100's YouTube channel has a playlist, with currently 24 videos and 2.5 hours, showing "Half-Life Fact Files -- Do you want to learn more about Half-Life? To see the obscure? To witness the oddities? Then, you've come to the right playlist!
2/Two amusing/funny images related to the world news:
... if it had fiber (Internet type) as shown in this funny Brevity comic strip. :P
Engwinner's forum thread mentioned a ScienceShot article -- "Pupal cocoons affect sanitary brood care and limit fungal infections in ant colonies -- The brood of ants and other social insects is highly susceptible to pathogens, particularly those that penetrate the soft larval and pupal cuticle. We here test whether the presence of a pupal cocoon, which occurs in some ant species but not in others, affects the sanitary brood care and fungal infection patterns after exposure to the entomopathogenic fungus Metarhizium brunneum. We use a) a comparative approach analysing four species with either naked or cocooned pupae and b) a within-species analysis of a single ant species, in which both pupal types co-exist in the same colony..."