09 Feb '13, 5pm

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WASHINGTON – The other “Indispensible Man,” Abraham Lincoln, is of course coming to a theater near you this weekend. Among many other things, the Rail Splitter was a tinkerer and a patent holder. Having in his youth navigated the Sangamon River in Illinois and plied the Mighty Mississippi to New Orleans, where he saw firsthand the Crescent City’s slave auctions, Honest Abe invented and patented a method for lifting boats over shoals and other river obstructions. During the Civil War, Lincoln took great interest in the machinery of warfare as he struggled to defeat the Confederacy and find ways to hold the Union together. It is no exaggeration to declare that this nation has yet to produce a more resourceful and beloved statesman. Steven Spielberg’s film, “Lincoln,” benefits incalculably from the performance of the award-winning Anglo-Irish actor Daniel Day-Lewis. It is as ...

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gv.com.sg 20 Feb '13, 5am

Steven Spielberg directs two-time Academy Award(R) winner Daniel Day-Lewis in "Lincoln," a revealing drama that focuses on...

08:35: ENDED: Euclid Closed at Maple. (See for ...

winnipegtransit.com 20 Feb '13, 12pm

Service Advisory Euclid Closed at Maple. As of 06:30, routes 45, 97 are under the effect of a detour. This detour affects ...

Moron’s law: “The number of ignorant references to Moore’s law doubles every 12 months.”

Moron’s law: “The number of ignorant references...

ieee.org 10 Feb '13, 4pm

Yet Moore’s law isn’t really a law in the formal sense, and it isn’t scientific. Indeed, it barely works for its intended ...