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How Computer Chips Work

How Computer Chips Work

A modern microprocessor is a tremendously complicated entity, and it has taken decades of work by thousands of people to get it where it is today. It’s nearly impossible to cover all the bases, but I’m going to try anyway. And get a bucket of popcorn ready — because this…

No, Vaccines Don’t Cause Autism

No, Vaccines Don’t Cause Autism

In 1998, there was a groundbreaking study telling parents that their children were at risk of getting autism from vaccines. Parents everywhere collectively gasped. After all, they had been told for years vaccines were the best way to prevent any number of unwanted diseases. Now they find out the very…

Why Cold Weather Makes Water Pipes Burst

Why Cold Weather Makes Water Pipes Burst

The US city of Seattle is currently experiencing colder-than-seasonal weather. This is causing a lot of problems with burst water pipes. Here is a picture of a couple of issues suffered by a friend of mine Ian.