Mark Zuckerberg, a man who awesomely wears some variation of the exact same thing every single day (genius), is having one hell of an amazing week. Facebook stock enjoyed a nice surge of more than 10 percent on Thursday after shattering Wall Street’s holiday quarter estimates, Mashable reports. This jump shuffled Bloomberg’s Billionaires Index significantly, boosting Zuckerberg to sixth place with an estimated worth of $47 billion.
Condoms are your friend. If maps like this one haven’t inspired you tokeep a box or two around the house, then this little bit of news should certainly provide enough of a push: a sexually transmitted infectionyou’ve most certainly never even heard of is now believed to be impacting “hundreds of thousands” of people.
Your brain is essentially what makes you … you. It controls your thinking, problem solving and voluntary behaviors. At the same time, it continuously helps regulate critical aspects of your physiology, such as your heart rate and breathing. And yet your brain — a nonstop multitasking marvel — runs on only about 20 watts of energy, the same wattage as an energy-saving light bulb.
In the world of watchmaking, MB&F has always had a soft spot for creating the occasional mechanical marvel that can’t be strapped to a wrist. Such as the company’s latest creation, a robot named Melchior that can’t vacuum floors, clean windows, or open doors, but can keep track of the time while serving as an awesome piece of eye candy on your desk.