Monthly Archives: September 2011

Sacrebleu!

This is just an amazing image…. A lightning strike gives a vivid backdrop to the iconic Eiffel Tower, while the Paris landmark is illuminated in vibrant blue lights. Amateur photographer Bertrand Kulik captured the shot which will appear in an…

The Billion Prices Project @ MIT

The Billion Prices Project is an academic initiative that uses prices collected from hundreds of online retailers around the world on a daily basis to conduct economic research.This page shows our most recent research leveraging high-frequency price data, as well…

Does alcohol burn off in cooking?

How long does it take for alcohol to burn off during cooking? Is this time the same for all forms of alcohol? Boil? Simmer? How about in baking? Yours may be the question of the year. We thought it was…

Bilingualism seems to boost tots’ minds

“Our study showed that bilingualism in young children strengthens what is known as executive attention, which helps orient individuals in the sea of information coming in,” said Sujin Yang, Ph.D. ’07, lead author and now a professor at Tyndale University…