TIL that fake oil paintings can be detected because of nuclear bombs detonated in 1945 because of the fact that isotopes such as strontium-90 and cesium-137 that can be found in oil did not exist in nature previously. If a picture contains these isotopes, it is certainly painted after year 1945
TIL Japanese police are refusing to arrest a known serial killer of little girls because they want to avoid a scandal involving the execution of an innocent man convicted with a flawed DNA testing method
If you believe Bitcoin cannot scale onchain, wouldn't you be happy that BCH is testing your position? Being openly hostile of an experiment testing your beliefs is illogical and unscientific. Encourage the experiment to run. If it fails, you were right. If not, Bitcoin works.
Testing a new recoverable booster - takes off like a standard rocket, deploys wings and powers its way back to the KSC. After 4 test flights, I finally landed it without destroying the whole thing
TIL that Kodak discovered the US was testing atomic weapons due to problems appearing on their consumer film. Kodak was worried about their product and profits ultimately striking a deal with the US Government in order to get schedules and maps of future tests in exchange for Kodak's silence.
Today I learned that the earliest audio recording of the word "fuck" was made in 1885. A technician at Volta labs was testing his equipment when it malfunctioned and recorded his iritated response.
Bernie Sanders will be introducing legislation to give employers like Amazon and Walmart the choice to either pay workers a higher wage or pay taxes equal to the total cost of federal assistance programs their workers use. If an Amazon employee uses $100 in food stamps, Amazon would be taxed $100.