The CPU cache | cache memory

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  C.P.U. (Central Processing Unit) cache which is often called cache memory is an area of computer memory devoted to the high-speed retrieval of frequently used or requested data. The cache is a smaller and faster memory which stores copies of the data from the most frequently used main memory locations. When the processor needs … Read more

Acker Bilk – the clarinetist

Acker Bilk is a well-known clarinetist from England. Bilk was part of the boom in traditional jazz that swept the United Kingdom in the late 1950s. He formed The Paramount Jazz Band in 1956. In 1960 their single ‘Summer Set’ reached number 5 in the British charts and it started a run of 10 more … Read more

Ice Ice Baby – anomalous expansion of water

  Let me tell you a little about the anomalous expansion of water. A block of solid form of most substances will sink in their liquid form but ice floats on water? Why? It is because of the abnormal or anomalous behavior of water when it is cooled. When cooled from room temperature liquid water … Read more

Boris Onishchenko Controversy in 1976 Montreal Olympics

Boris Onischenko

Boris Onishchenko is a former Soviet Union modern pentathlete. A pentathlon is a sports contest that includes five events: pistol shooting, fencing, 200 m freestyle swimming, show jumping, and a 3600 m cross-country run. Boris entered the 1976 Montreal Summer Olympics after winning medals in 1968 Mexico Olympics and 1972 Munich Olympics. He was also … Read more

The Tongue Map Myth

Tongue Map Myth Featured

The origin of the concept of tongue map dates back to 1901 when a German scientist named D.P. Hanig published a paper which suggested that different parts of the tongue were responsible for recognizing the four basic tastes: sweet, sour, salty and bitter. In 1942, a Harvard psychologist Edwin G Boring, took this paper, calculated … Read more

Santino: The Chimp Who Can Think Ahead


Santino is a male chimpanzee held at Furuvik zoo in Sweden. He may be the first animal to exhibit an ability to plan for the future; a behavior many scientists argue is unique to humans. Reports of Santino’s pre-planned attacks on spectators appeared in the press in 2009. Santino used to throw stones at visitor … Read more