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Why Does Coffee Spill More Often than Beer?

Watch even the most careful waiter bring a cup of coffee to your table, and you’ll realize that carrying liquid is not easy. When set in motion, the coffee starts sloshing, little waves appear, and spilling may ensue, leaving you with a half-...

Stock Market Models Help NYU Researchers Predict Animal Behavior

In an unexpected mashup of financial and mechanical engineering, researchers have discovered that the same modeling used to forecast fluctuations in the stock market can be used to predict aspects of animal behavior. Their work proposes an...