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The text under the picture reads: "Scientists from teh RAND Corporation have created this model to illustrate how a "home computer" could look like in the year of 2004. However the needed technology will not be economically feasible for the average home. Also the scientists readily admit that the computer will require not yet invented technology to actually work, but 50 years from now scientific progress is expected to solve these problems. With teletype interface and the Fortran language, the computer will be easy to use."
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Bob Marley = Marble Boy
William Shakespeare = I'll make a wise phrase
Jay Leno = Enjoy L.A.
Gene Simmons = Immense Song
Microsoft Windows = Sown in discomfort
George Bush = He bugs Gore
George W Bush = he grew bogus
Waitress = A stew, Sir?
Breasts = Bra sets
The Titanic disaster = Death, it starts in ice
graduation = out in a drag
Jennifer Aniston = fine in torn jeans
David Letterman = Nerd Amid Late TV
Statue of Liberty = Built to Stay Free
Evangelist = Evil's Agent
Apple, Inc = Epic Plan
goodbye = Obey god
ipod lover = poor devil
Actor Sylvester Stallone = Very cool talentless star
Margaret Thatcher = That great charmer
Clint Eastwood = Old West Action
Saddam Hussain = Humans sad side
Sheryl crow = her slow cry
If you like to find another anagram, try http://www.anagramsite.com/.
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I've been busy the last few days with stuff popping up all the time but at least I can hint this very nice online game called Blocks With Letters On. Very entertaining, try it (link below).
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The three men all contributed to the development of green fluorescent protein, which scientists today use widely to watch processes that were previously invisible, such as the development of nerve cells in the brain or how cancer cells spread.
Shimomura isolated the protein from a jellyfish already in 1962, and discovered its bright green glow when held under ultraviolet light. Chalfie attached the protein to material in cells in Caenorhabditis elegans, a roundworm used as a model in biological research, and made the cells glow. Tsien extended the colour palette beyond green allowing researchers to give various proteins and cells different colours. This enables scientists to follow several different biological processes at the same time.
GFP has also been used in other cases. A few years ago certain Asian fishes was genetically modified with green, red and yellow fluorescent protein and are now being sold commersially. Also pigs has been given GFP to become fluorescent and one of those pigs got a baby pig that was born fluorescent only 6 months ago.
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The works from the winners are related to a fundamental description of nature at the subatomic particle level through what is known as broken symmetries. In the early 1960s, Yoichiro Nambu developed a mathematical description of what is known as spontaneous broken symmetry related to subatomic particles. The breaking of symmetry scrambles the underlying order of nature. Nambu’s work was instrumental in some unscrambling, namely the later unification of three of the four basic forces—the weak force, strong force and electromagnetism.
Makato Kobayashi and Toshihide Maskawa discovered different broken symmetries in the early 1970s, which predicted the existence of three kinds of quarks, which were later discovered. Their kind of broken symmetry is at the heart of the Big Bang. Full symmetry would have snuffed the Big Bang, but a tiny deviation of an extra matter particle for every 10 billion matter-antimatter particle pairs is apparently what allowed the universe to come into existence.
One might wonder what this kind of research is good for. Well, many people was wondering the same in the early 19th century when physicists was investigating in electricity what that would be good for. So maybe in the future there will be something out of this that will affect everybody’s everyday life.
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