Americans spend roughly 37 billion hours each year waiting in line. The dominant...– Alex Stone on the psychology of why waiting in line Is torture. For an antidote, consider the art of delay. Chances are that at least one person who reads this will be doing so on a mobile phone while waiting in line. (via explore-blog)
physicsphysics: What would happen if you tried to hit a baseball pitched at 90% the speed of light? - Ellen McManis Let’s set aside the question of how we got the baseball moving that fast. We’ll suppose it’s a normal pitch, except in the instant the pitcher releases the ball, it magically accelerates to 0.9c. From that point onward, everything proceeds according to normal physics.: The...