Month: April 2016

The leap second: Because our clocks are more accurate than the Earth

The Earth’s lurches are erratic, so we don’t even know when the next one is needed. from Ars Technica

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How to be human: how can I stop making everything about me?

from The Verge

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Six robots inspired by real-life animals

By Cat DiStasio Many scientific and engineering developments were lifted right out of nature, but none more so than robots built to act like real-life animals. Biomimicry is the term for innovations like these, which draw inspiration from the power

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