How to Solve a Cryptic Crossword

Unlike standard or “New York Times-style” crosswords, cryptic crossword clues almost never have a literal meaning. Instead of reading such a clue to determine its answer, you must carefully decode it in order to reveal the answer. Every cryptic clue contains a definition, wordplay, and an indicator term. After you learn this formula as well(…)


How to Take Action to Solve the Water Crisis

Access to clean water is a global concern; currently there are many areas in the world that face clean water shortages. The number of people this affects each year is expected to rise continuously for multiple reasons, including climate change/pollution, population growth, depletion of groundwater, and poor water infrastructure. Fortunately, there are many ways you(…)


How to Solve a Rubik’s Cube (For Goofs)

The World’s Best Selling Toy, The Magic Cube, The Rubik’s Cube!Since its publishing and distribution to the world in the 1980s this puzzle has made millions angry ever since.Since you’ve come here, that means you’re ready to get back at this cube for all the pain it’s caused.Let’s learn How to Solve…By: tcvinzant Continue Reading(…)


How to Solve the Particle in a Box Problem

In quantum mechanics, the particle in a box is a conceptually simple problem in position space that illustrates the quantum nature of particles by only allowing discrete values of energy. In this problem, we start from the Schrödinger equation, find the energy eigenvalues, and proceed to impose normalization conditions to derive the eigenfunctions associated with(…)


How to Solve the Pendulum

A pendulum is an object consisting of a mass suspended from a pivot so that it can swing freely. The mathematics of pendulums are governed by the differential equation d2θdt2+glsin⁡θ=0{displaystyle {frac {{mathrm {d} }^{2}theta }{{mathrm {d} }t^{2}}}+{frac {g}{l}}sin theta =0} which is a nonlinear equation in θ.{displaystyle theta .} Here, g≈9.8 ms−2{displaystyle gapprox 9.8 {text{m}},{text{s}}^{-2}} is(…)


Here’s a Decent Wi-Fi Adapter That’ll Solve Your Mac’s Busted Wi-Fi Problem

If you’ve ever had a Mac with a Wi-Fi hardware problem, then you know that attempting to use a USB dongle to fix your Wi-Fi has long been a funky experience. That’s especially been the case over the last couple versions of macOS. Thankfully, Edimax has released an adapter that not only works on current(…)