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How Eratosthenes found the circumference of the Earth

Eratosthenes of Cyrene (b. c. 276 BC, Cyrene, Libya–d. c. 194, Alexandria, Egypt), Greek scientific writer, astronomer, and poet, the first man known to have calculated the Earth’s circumference. At Syene (now Aswan), some 800 km (500 miles) southeast of Read More

Internet is Slow and Censored too many places

I am looking for testers for a project to speed up web sites and possibly be used in place of glype as a way to give access to those who have censorship issues in their home country, or when traveling. Read More