How Revolutionary Tools Cracked a 1700s Code
But when that approach failed, they figured that the code was what cryptographers call a homophonic cipher — a substitution code that does not have a straightforward ... to guess what a symbol might equal in German. “It turned out that ...
Equal Measure Measuring Cup
The Equal Measure Measuring Cup serves up some trivia with its measurements. Along with each mL measure comes a factoid such as the "volume of half a human brain" or "amount of honey made by a bee hive in a day"
The new arrivals to MLS and what to expect in 2014
In my work I cover over 60 leagues statistically and do prospect lists for each league that would be regarded as either equal or a higher quality than ... fees paid and his salary will be in the top 10 in the league. If he wasn’t overshadowed by others ...
The Great Disentangling Has Begun: What Bob Bennett’s Defeat Means and Does Not
As you struggle to interpret what the tea parties do and do not mean, you media types and others are getting ... of the media that thinks it can encapsulate an entire story into one nugget, as if it was just the image of Charlie Crist hugging Barack ...
Does Expensive Oil Inevitably Cause Recession?
the two 1970s recessions and the 2007-2009 one. There is a huge literature attempting to explain all three recessions. None of them, though, tend to be chalked up to high oil spending per se. What does appear to play a large role, particularly in the 1970s ...