Daily Archives: July 28, 2020

Why Is Bob Ross Still So Popular?

“Every day’s a good day when you paint.”  —Bob Ross (1942–1995) Staring at the empty canvas on the easel in front of me, I couldn’t understand how this—nothing—might somehow transform into even a rough approximation of the Bob Ross painting we were … Continue reading

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A Clue to Van Gogh’s Final Days Is Found in His Last Painting

AMSTERDAM — One hundred and thirty years ago, Vincent van Gogh awoke in his room at an inn in Auvers-sur-Oise, France, and went out, as he usually did, with a canvas to paint. That night, he returned to the inn … Continue reading

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21 Cool Websites to Look at When Bored

@ Lifewire I’ve been a fan of Laughing Squid, Mental Floss, and Ted — well, forever. Here’s links to these and others over at Lifewire. – cPaul https://www.lifewire.com/cool-websites-to-look-at-when-bored-3486362

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This simple explainer tackles the complexity of quantum computing

This will change everything! Today’s computers use bits—a stream of electrical or optical pulses representing 1s or 0s. Everything from your tweets and e-mails to your iTunes songs and YouTube videos are essentially long strings of these binary digits. Quantum computers, on the … Continue reading

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