He made it out of an old volleyball net. Fetching, don’t you think? Via Bits & Pieces
He yelled back, "University of Oklahoma."
What’s the definition of a civil war? According this article in the New York Times, the "scholarly" definition of a civil war has 2 main criteria:
The first says that the warring groups must be from the same country and fighting for control of the political center, control over a separatist state or to force a major change in policy. The second says that at least 1,000 people must have been killed in total, with at least 100 from each side.
The Antikythera mechanism was made in the first years of the first century b.C. by the Romans.
For years, it was taken as an astronomical showpiece, a navigational instrument and a puzzle concerning astronomical and mathematical knowledge. However, now it is regarded as the ever first analogue computer. This instrument shows the sophistication and exuberance of the ancient.