For the sake of completeness, I would like to let you know that the fine article is by Lewis Dartnell, the author of the book "The Knowledge". What you have read in a short sample from the book, which is an excellent read. If you are into knowledge to restart a civilization (think food, chemistry, electricity, clothes), then you probably will appreciate the book.
here's a 4 minute sample.
that should be his epitaph
and just to make sure it got said, it's neither "could of", nor "should of", nor "would of", but "could have", "should have", and "would have".
no alien life mentioned in the bible
<tongue-in-cheek>So what do you call angels then?</tongue-in-cheek>
The summary highlights that humans are very special: no other species can communicate as sophisticated concepts as humans can.
What you say makes sense and in a way I agree with you, in the same way that an abacus and a microchip are alike since they can both do calculations.
I'd love to find an RPG with the depth and detail of rogue/nethack/angband/etc but with the same learn-as-you go vibe, where everything has more depth than it seems at first. (Wait - you can eat your kills? And there are so many different effects depending on what the critter was? Now I have to try every one! Everything was like that.)
Try Ultima 6 or 7.
I know this is about the *vaccine*, not the disease itself, but nonetheless, they made airborne the signature of Ebola, which hopefully will stay at that, just a signature and not a payload.
funny that, when I think the biggest concern about Ebola was that it would become airborne, turns out we are *making* it so!
This video explains why we *should* catch small fish
"Perfect means zero error"
Years ago, I used to think like you, but now I disagree with this statement. For me, perfect means meeting the requirements. Zero error is a requirement but not a reasonable one. My life got much more pleasant when I realized I should aim for meeting reasonable requirements instead of an elusive zero error target.
Did Mr. Hannigan say "that smartphone and other mobile technologies increased the opportunities for terrorist activity to be concealed in the wake of the exposing of secret cables and documents collected by US and UK authorities by whistleblower Edward Snowden"?
I'm still not sure yet.