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What’s the best* way to find a missing Boeing 777?

a.  Police — call up the FBI, INTERPOL, etc. to pursue all possible leads and conduct a formal police investigation of the passengers, crew, and cargo aboard the missing jet. b.  Military — call up the commanding officers of the US Navy, NATO, … Continue reading

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Thursday Paradox

This ancient paradox, which is brought to us courtesy of Esther Inglis-Arkell at io9.com, involves two different-sized wheels, one inside another. The two wheels travel in sync over a certain distance as in this animation below: But should the smaller … Continue reading

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