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This is a great demonstration, and shows the problem of multiple queues.

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This is a great demonstration, and shows the problem of multiple queues.

Which is why some chains have now gone to a single-queue/multiple service point model...

Originally shared by Matemática? Absolutamente!

That's why we should study probability...

Waiting line models at: http://wps.prenhall.com/wps/media/objects/2234/2288589/ModD.pdf

Think AR.Drone for the water and you've got a fair description of Ziphius - a Kickstarter project out of the Azores.

Think AR.Drone for the water and you've got a fair description of Ziphius - a Kickstarter project out of the Azores. It does not dive, but does have a camera that can rotate between above and below water, and it has a top speed of an amazing 6mph! And it streams 720p in real time to a controlling tablet.

We're backing two!
http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/ziphius/ziphius-the-aquatic-drone

Tony Abbot has just demonstrated his continued misrepresenting of the nature of the office of Prime Minster, with...

Tony Abbot has just demonstrated his continued misrepresenting of the nature of the office of Prime Minster, with the following quote: " Opposition Leader Tony Abbott called for the to be brought forward to August 3 from September 14 because of Labor's "paralysis''. He said voters should decide the PM, not the faceless men of the Labor Party."The truth is that the public NEVER vote in a PM, the majority party vote for their PM. It is the way it works.

For those of you in Australia who persist in thinking we vote for a PM, I offer this summary of the latest political...

For those of you in Australia who persist in thinking we vote for a PM, I offer this summary of the latest political debacle.
http://blamebrampton.livejournal.com/270331.html

I've just discovered this very twisted little comic. Enjoy!

I have a number of friends who suffer from this. I hope this news brings hope!

I have a number of friends who suffer from this. I hope this news brings hope!

Originally shared by Dryade Geo

Interesting article, after you stop wanting to kick in the shins the person/s who thinks the pain is imaginary


http://www.redorbit.com/news/health/1112877149/fibromyalgia-tissue-pain-hands-feet-fatigue-061813/

Just beautiful.

Just beautiful.

And it is time. Way past time.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_TBd-UCwVAY&feature=share

Sheer brilliance!

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Sheer brilliance!

Originally shared by Alaa Alshafaee

We've just had the Perth Open here in Western Australia - here are some of the animated GIFs that resulted from my...

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We've just had the Perth Open here in Western Australia - here are some of the animated GIFs that resulted from my snapping away. No particular rhyme or reason to them, mostly just the groups I was with, and a few of the finals.













































https://plus.google.com/photos/104545783008574601062/albums/5890021790600438529?authkey=CKOMz4DAwbW-iQE

Extraordinary and hilarious!

Extraordinary and hilarious!

Originally shared by Alicia Smith

Impressive.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aWn_1yOFpfU&feature=share

Some amazing finds off the coast of Egypt.

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Some amazing finds off the coast of Egypt.

Originally shared by ReadWrite

Underwater archaeologist Franck Goddio has discovered a 1,600-year-old city that sunk to the bottom of the sea off the coast of Egypt. 

More info/pictures here: http://bit.ly/188b1FW

Now I Know is a wonderful source of trivia, and today's issue is no exception

Now I Know is a wonderful source of trivia, and today's issue is no exception ... enjoy this tale of a seriously extreme game of tag!
http://nowiknow.com/extreme-tag/

Yay!

Yay! This is a great game - and one of the first boardgames to successfully migrate to the web. For several years we've been lobbying DoW to port it to Android - and finally it is here! (Exits to visit Google Play...)

Originally shared by Android Police

Tickets, tickets please. 
http://www.androidpolice.com/2013/06/05/new-game-board-game-ticket-to-ride-pulls-into-the-android-station/