Top 10 Fastest Computers in the World – Compared to a PC or iPad Pro

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  If you need to model things like the worlds weather, nuclear reactions, molecular dynamics or simulate the first few seconds after the big bang, you’re going to need some pretty serious computing power but just how much more powerful are the top 10 supercomputers compared to the PC on your desktop or the latest iPad Pro for example. In this video we’ll see just how powerful supercomputers have become but first we need to know how do you measure a computers performance. There are lots of way to do this but the most common for high performance systems and …

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Top 7 Genetically Modified Animals

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Over the past 30 years, biotechnological developments have allowed scientists to alter the genetic make-up of bacteria, plants, and animals, here are 7 of these such experiments but this just the tip of the iceberg. 7 Sudden-Death Mosquitoes Dengue fever is mosquito born virus that causes 2.3 million infections and 25,000 deaths per year worldwide As there is not cure yet, to deal with this option scientists have created what are called “sudden-death” genetically modified mosquitos which are released in the wild and breed with the indigenous mosquito population. These then pass the special gene to their offspring. This gene …

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8 Famous Deaths That Shocked the World

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8. Robin Williams The death of Robin Williams on the August 11th 2014 by suicide caught everyone by surprise including his family and wife. His death came as a shock because William’s persona was so full of life, energy and quick wittedness. that it didn’t seem possible that he would take his own life. However, behind the stand up comedy and on screen characters, Williams battled his own daemons, in the 70’s and early 80’s he was addicted to cocaine and alcohol. He was friends with John Belushi but when Belushi died of a drugs overdose and with the birth …

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8 Horrific Deaths Caused by Video Games

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For most people blasting the zombies, killing aliens and shooting up the city streets is harmless fun but for some the virtual deaths have become all too real life. 8. Children starved to death whilst the mother played second life On June 16th 2008, police were called a house in Brisbane, Australia. Once they entered they made their way to the bedroom where they found the bodies of twins, a boy and a girl in their cots. They weighed just under 5kg each and had starved to death. This desperately sad story is one of the escapism from the real world …

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5 Tragic Deaths Caught Live on Camera

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5. Roger Williamson This has got to be one of the saddest moments of a persons departure ever recorded. The event was the 1973 Dutch grand prix at the Zandvoort circuit in the Netherlands and the driver was Roger Williamson. It was only Williamsons’ second formula one appearance after his debut at the British grand prix. As he was on his 8th lap, it’s thought that a tire failure caused his car to flip upside down and catch fire. Although he was not seriously injured by the accident it’s self he was trapped under the car as it was engulfed …