The system uses magnetic levitation. It can be more efficient than a system of conventional elevators, not primarily because of speed, but because of the ability to move units across shafts and stack them when needed.
via The Sideways Elevator of the Future Is Here, and It’s Wild | WIRED
(Picture from the Washington Post.)
I think most things are knowable, but perhaps not in a lifetime, or even in several lifetimes. In fact, the deeper you get into it, the more effort and the longer it takes. But scientific curiosity should have no limits. We also need more brilliant minds like Einstein’s to carry the search forward.
“Some crazy man has won the election. Maybe the guy will start World War III.”
These guys didn’t care if Trump won or lost. They only wanted pocket money.
Source: Inside the Macedonian Fake-News Complex | WIRED
This is probably one of those postings which justifies the use of the tagline “Anything Goes” for my blog pages. You should perhaps not continue any further if you are concerned about becoming unduly disturbed by unpleasant stuff. In case you continue, please realize that what happened in this case was not an isolated incident. This story points to systemic issues at many different levels. It is a result of the society, the politics, and the way of life, that we are willing to accept, for not just ourselves, but for everybody around us.
If you are looking for more in-depth reporting on the case, and getting an better understanding for how truly screwed up our criminal justice system is, you can find it in the following articles.
I heard this story while watching a documentary about the 13th Amendment on Netflix. I recommend it!
The following story appeared in the Washington Post today. I felt like sharing it.