TIL the bikini was named after a Pacific island the United States bombed during nuclear testing nuclear testing, displacing the entire population and rendering the island uninhabitable. The bikini was supposed to have the same "explosive" effect on men who saw women wearing it.
From ‘barely surviving’ to thriving: Ontario basic income recipients report less stress, better health. The three-year pilot project, which began last summer, is testing whether no-strings-attached cash support can boost health, education and housing for people living in poverty.
TIL that following the death of Nicole van den Hurk, her stepbrother falsely confessed to killing her to get her body exhumed for DNA testing, thus leading to the arrest and prosecution of her attacker.
Hey, Hawaii: The Telecom Industry Lobbied Against Testing for Emergency Alert System - Everyone in Hawaii received a ballistic missile threat today under a system that currently has no good testing protocols.
Offering young people testing kits for sexually transmitted infections (STIs) over the internet almost doubles testing uptake compared with inviting them to a clinic, finds randomised, single-blind, controlled trial.
[Ster] Brigette was put on PTR on Feb28th. Released to live servers on March 20th. Not put in Competitive until April 30th. That is 61 days of testing. 4 Days after she is put in competitive, a nerf is announced.
Trump Tweet: Kim Jong Un talked about denuclearization with the South Korean Representatives, not just a freeze. Also, no missile testing by North Korea during this period of time. Great progress being made but sanctions will remain until an agreement is reached. Meeting being planned!
Whilst testing a myth of an easily available explosive material, the Mythbusters found out one that was so explosive that they destroyed all the footage and agreed to never say what they had learned.
(Ster) Brigette was put on PTR on Feb28th. Released to live servers on March 20th. Not put in Competitive until April 30th. That is 61 days of testing. 4 Days after she is put in competitive, a nerf is announced.
NASA has completed the $8.7 billion James Webb space telescope - Hubble's successor is ready for testing ahead of the October, 2018 launch - It's equipped with a 21-foot, gold-coated mirror array that can collect seven times more light than Hubble and scan the infrared spectrum to see through dust.
Washington Governor Calls Self-Driving Car Tech 'Foolproof,' Allows Tests Without Drivers - The governor has signed an order that allows autonomous car testing to begin in the state in just under two months.
Study shows regular cannabis users stay more relaxed in stressful situations. Daily — or “chronic” — cannabis users were significantly calmer than non-users when subjected to a barrage of physiological and psychosocial stressors – even though they were sober on the day of testing.
A drug developed for diabetes could be used to treat Alzheimer's after scientists found it "significantly reversed memory loss" in mice through a triple method of action. The drug improves memory formation, reduces amyloid plaque load, and increased neurogenesis and synapse numbers in the brain.