Visualise an Image. Now Take a Picture of That?!

Cameras are now everywhere with the popularity of smartphones nowadays. To a much lesser degree, there was a time where we could take pictures and videos of what we see using Google glasses. Take it a step further, and what's next? Can we reach the stage of development where we can capture accurately what our… Continue reading Visualise an Image. Now Take a Picture of That?!

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Learning Points from BBC Future’s Article Titled “Why We Should Treat Violence Like an Epidemic”

Is the solution to violence jail time? Or even harsher penalties? I mean, if we slap the death penalty on something like violence, there will be lesser cases right? Who wants to be sentenced to death after giving someone a punch due to a moment of madness? Seems like history has shown that there is… Continue reading Learning Points from BBC Future’s Article Titled “Why We Should Treat Violence Like an Epidemic”

Breast Milk vs Formula Milk. Which is better for babies?

Conclusion: Breast milk is better, but formula milk is an adequate substitute if for some reason or other, breast milk cannot be made available for the baby.1. Breast milk contains antibodies which help the baby fight illnesses.2. The composition of breast milk changes throughout the day to optimise what the baby needs at all times.… Continue reading Breast Milk vs Formula Milk. Which is better for babies?

Learning Points from Stephen Webb’s TED Talk on “Where are All the Aliens?”

An argument for the non existence of aliens by scientist Stephen Webb. Perhaps we are really alone in the universe? https://www.ted.com/talks/stephen_webb_where_are_all_the_aliens 1. There are numerous barriers that need to be cleared for a planet to host a communicative civilisation. 4 key ones normally highlighted are: A. Habitability, or having a planet in the "goldilocks" zone… Continue reading Learning Points from Stephen Webb’s TED Talk on “Where are All the Aliens?”

Learning Points from Science Insider’s Video Titled “The Most Extreme Births in the Animal Kingdom”

Mothers get it quite bad. Babies passing through their birth canals are quite a bit larger than the canal's normal size. Some animals however, get it worse, shared here in this video from Science Insider. https://youtube.com/watch?v=Tk2Hy7UGRk0&t 1. Kiwis lay an egg which is 20% of their body weight, while shingleback lizards give birth to one… Continue reading Learning Points from Science Insider’s Video Titled “The Most Extreme Births in the Animal Kingdom”