MicroAngela

Science

Come explore familiar and unexpected views of the microscopic world with these beautifully colorized images from electron microscopes at MicroAngela.

Solaris x86

Sun

As the installation of Solaris 8 on x86 didn't succeeded on my old P-133, I almost gave up. But then I tried to install it on VMWare, even though I hate so much (way too slow). It installed without any problem, though I only have 16 colors in graphical mode :(

Time to install some GNU utilities on it, and maybe a XFree server. Of course it was only after the installation that I found out about this site, which explains in detail how to install Solaris on VMWare.

Teaching physics with superheroes

Science

In the 1940s, a lot of superheroes gained their powers through some mystical artifact from the Far East; in the 1960s, they got them through radioactivity; and, since the 1990s, they get them through genetic engineering. It's interesting to see the connections between comic superheroes and physics. For a sampling, see the following sites :

Fan mail

Humor

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Chinese

Culture

Ever wondered what those chinese letters mean on the menu in your favourite Chinese restaurant ? After all, they might reveal the true meaning of what you're eating ;)

Anyway, if you're interested into some Chinese, check out this guide.

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