Archive: 06/27/2006

Bombay Dabbawalas go high-tech

For over a century they delivered hot lunch in packages to thousands of Bombay's working people with almost faultless efficiency without the help of information technology. But now Bombay's ubiquitous Dabbawalas lunch deliverymen ...

Jun 27, 2006 3.8 / 5 (40) 0

Me little late meeting sorry sorry

The newest language for mobile text messaging looks like hieroglyphics and sounds like a caveman. The language is Zlango, and its creators aim to inject whimsy and emotion into text messaging while reducing ...

Jun 27, 2006 3.1 / 5 (28) 0

Long-term co-evolution stability studied

U.S. biologists say the world's fungus-farming ants cultivate essentially the same fungus and aren't as critical to fungi reproduction as had been thought.

Jun 27, 2006 1.4 / 5 (5) 0

Mysterious Lunar Swirls

Picture this: A cup of coffee, steaming and black. Add a dollop of milk and gently stir. Eddies of cream go swirling around the cup. Magnify that image a million times and you've got a Lunar Swirl.

Jun 27, 2006 4.9 / 5 (17) 0