NFTs, Explained

  Everyone has probably heard about NFTs by now. If you haven’t, you’ve been living in a cave. They’ve become a cultural phenomenon in just the last year. Some individuals despise them, while others believe they will be the future of anything and everything. But, no matter where you land on this spectrum, there’s a …

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Tyres

Why Are Tires Black?

This question has a straightforward answer. There is soot on the tires, and soot is supposed to be black. A more relevant question is, “Why do tires have soot in them?” Approximately one-third of the weight of a tire is soot that is incorporated into the rubber. The explanation here is both straightforward and obvious: …

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Giulia Tofana producing poison

Giulia Tofana, The Legendary Italy Serial Poisoner Who Killed 600 Men

The Italian was raised in a household full of medicines and apothecaries, which prompted her to invent the poisonous water known as tofana, which even Mozart suspected he had consumed. Giulia Tofana | Photo: Medium   Backstory: Having grown up in an apothecary-filled neighborhood, Giulia Tofana had no idea her legacy would endure till the …

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What is the “2038 effect” and which gadgets might be impacted by it?

It’s possible that the “2038 effect,” which is also known as Y2K38, may cause widespread failure in 2038. A POSIX-based time representation is affected by this problem (Unix Time). Counting the number of seconds since January 1, 1970, at 00:00:00 UTC is what this is all about.   Photo: Pixabay What is the “2038 effect” …

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