via www.good.isA new study has looked at the questions asked to each potential justice since 1939. Mostly, they talk about inconsequential matters, but examining the questions asked over the last 70 years gives insight into the issues that have faced our country and the court.
via www.asylum.comSure, "Star Wars" is the most obsessed-over movie of all time. There are, however, still some fascinating bits of trivia that have escaped the attention of all but the most hardcore fans. Here are 19 fascinating facts about the Star Wars universe that aren't all that well known.
via www.good.isEvery day, thousands of stories are passed around the internet on blogs and via Twitter. A new study by Journalism.org has examined the source of those stories. It turns out, most of them come from old-school media. We may like to share information via Twitter, but the information we share comes from the morning's newspaper. This is a look at where blogs and Twitter users are getting their stories, and what kind of stories their users are most likely to link to.
The popular TV shows portray scientists working in labs and solving crimes at rapid speed, with technology that isn't yet available. We take a look at the difference how real forensic scientists work and how they are shown on TV.
You may remember that Apple actually approached Verizon first about being the exclusive iPhone carrier. Verizon, realizing that having a incredibly successful phone would bring network traffic to a screeching halt, wisely said, "Nah, we're cool with the phones we have." So Apple cruised on over to Cingular and hammered out a deal with them. Then Cingular became AT&T, and we all bought iPhones and broke the network in major metropolitan areas.
Anywho, in the interest of posterity, maclife.com have compiled a handy infograph to outline the current status of the iPhone on Verizon below.
While the figures have improved drastically over the past few years, about 1/2 of all online shoppers still feel that shopping at brick-and-mortar retailers remains significantly safer than making an online purchase.