While most large countries have multiple time zones, China just has one. Before communists took over and established the People's Republic of China in 1949, China had five time zones.
Monday, July 28, 2014
Sunday, July 27, 2014
While I'm sure many reading this have heard some variation of this "story", it's merely an urban myth spread by evangelicals. Most of the variations has an atheist college professor going up to a debate (usually either about the existence of God or on evolution) with a Christian student who humiliates him with some philosophical sounding "logic". At the very end of the tall-tale they claim that the student was Albert Einstein.
While most people know that a lot of planets have moons, in 1993 a moon was discovered orbiting around something that was not a planet. The moon named Dactyl was orbiting an asteroid named 243 Ida which lies between Mars and Jupiter.
Saturday, July 26, 2014
While not everyone wears ties, everyone can have an opinion about which looks better. While neck-ties do have some ugly patterns sometimes, I always preferred them to bow-ties. It is very rare for a bow-tie to not look dorky, and for that reason I've never worn one.