Second, this is not painted on the road, it is a special strip that is embedded in the road surface. They can also send a tiny bit of current through it to intensify the glow, which is especially useful in winters. It essentially cuts the energy requirement with a factor of a few million (a number which I just made up).
Disclaimer: I live in the Netherlands
GPS satellites are not in LEO, but not quite GEO either...
and they're geostationary (or at least some of them are)
Are you sure?
Thanks, that is a nice one!
One thing still bothers me with this: What if the second envelope had equal content to the first the whole time, but it just flips depending on the way you slice it open? That way, you can never prove that there is some entanglement, the association was made when the envelopes were created, and the flip (or not) to opposite is made only with local information.
This is something I truly do not understand. Americans should be extremely proud of Tesla Motors! An american company launches their first fully in-house developed electric car, almost out of nothing, and completely blows away anything that is available anywhere in the world. Including decades old multi-billion dollar companies in Europe and Japan. This car is not cheap, but it is exclusive, well built, comfortable, reliable, has good range, incredible performance, is innovative and almost legacy-free. And very importantly (and surprisingly for an american car if I may say so) actually looks very good! Furthermore, the company takes initiative to create a very useful charging network, and has amazing customer service.
Americans, embrace Tesla Motors please!!
Well actually it's not in the focal plane, that would be the retina, but your point is valid!
Compared to many of its competitors, Microsoft is know at least for their perseverance. When they start something, you don't have to be afraid that they will drop it like a brick the next year. That, at least for many people I know, is a large factor in deciding whether to join in or not. Compare this to Google, however great their "free" services, that drops products whenever they feel like it. I myself was pissed off to no end after Google discontinued Reader, iGoogle, Latitude, and crippled the Maps app on Android.
Exactly! Whenever I see claims that life started on Mars (or was brought here on meteors) I wonder why there is even a need for those hypotheses. You need pretty strong evidence that life COULDN'T have started on earth to resort to such a much less likely theory...
You just perfectly worded how I feel about it! For me it started with iGoogle (for which I still haven't found a replacement), but that was just (for me at least) a single incident This Reader move makes it a clear trend. It doesn't help that apps I paid for rely on this service.