In 2012, Apple and Google spent more money on patent lawsuits and patent purchases than on research and development of new products.
Well, what do you expect... computer science is one of those industries where you can copy a product... so they have the right too. I would spend that much money to do that (than sue the companies that copy me and make a profit out of my legal matters :D)
than on research and development of new products
Ha, that explains apple losing it's edge. If the iphone 6 fails or 5s, i am going samsung mobile!
The timing of this day of pranks seems to be related to the arrival of spring,
when nature "fools" mankind with fickle weather, according to the Encyclopedia
of Religion and the Encyclopedia Britannica.
So if you get 2/3 bats... your considered a hall of famer?
George Sisler held the record for the most hits in a season (257 hits) until Ichiro Suzuki surpass it by 5 hits (262 hits).
Solar cells are picky. If the incoming photon has too little energy, the cell won’t absorb it. If the photon has too much, the excess is wasted as heat. Today's best solar cells have the efficiency of 25%.
Antimatter is considered to be one of the strongest sources of energy on the planet. If you build a weapon out of antimatter, a small pinch of antimatter (theoritically) can wipe out a state in the US.