A Poem by Sappho: Anactoria

  Anactoria Yes, Atthis, you may be sure Even in Sardis Anactoria will think often of us of the life we shared here, when you seemed the Goddess incarnate to her and your singing pleased her best Now among Lydian ...

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Practical parallelism

A new system dubbed Fractal achieves 88-fold speedups through a parallelism strategy known as speculative execution. Courtesy of the researchers (edited by MIT News) Click for a full size image   Practical parallelism New system enables large speedups — as ...

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A Poem by Anne Bronte: Song 2

Song 2 Come to the banquet ­­ triumph in your songs! Strike up the chords ­­ and sing of Victory! The oppressed have risen to redress their wrongs; The Tyrants are o’erthrown; the Land is free! The Land is free! ...

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How did sauropods grow?

Argentinosaurus, one of the largest sauropod dinosaurs known Click for a full size image   How did sauropods grow? Standing from about 15 to 20 m tall, with body lengths in excess of 30 m, and weighing roughly the same ...

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Tiny “motors” are driven by light

Researchers have created in simulations the first system in which can be manipulated by a beam of ordinary light rather than the expensive specialized light sources required by other systems. Image: Christine Daniloff/MIT Click for a full size image   ...

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Irish Nachos

  Irish Nachos   Serves : 4 Ingredients: 1 1/2 Pounds russet potatoes; (cleaned and sliced 1/4 inch thick) 2 Tablespoons olive oil 1/2 teaspoon dried rosemary leaves (crushed) 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme leaves (crushed) sea salt & fresh ground black ...

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