Browsing the "physics" Tag

Did an Inspirational Apple Really Fall on Newton’s Head?

October 23rd, 2013 | by Gizmodo

S In grade school you probably learned Newton’s apple story around the time you learned that George Washington chopped down a cherry tree , that people in Columbus’ time thought that the world was flat , or that the Pilgrims celebrated the first Thanksgiving in America and invited the Native Americans to join them . Since literally none of the latter three stories here are true (follow the preceding links for full details), you probably have your doubts about whether Newton actually sat under an apple tree and had something of a “eureka” moment concerning gravity. It might surprise you to learn, then, that your teachers got one of these stories (partially) correct


iCloud Had a Real Bed-Shitting This Morning

February 28th, 2013 | by Gizmodo

Apple's iCloud portfolio of various streaming and syncing services has existed for two years. And in those two years, Apple still hasn't been able to keep it from regularly fucking up. It happened again today ! This isn't a crisis by any means, but it shows that Apple, after all these years, is still pretty terrible and keeping its software from face-planting



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