Belousov–Zhabotinsky reaction, made using self-written Java program (source code)

A Belousov–Zhabotinsky reaction is a nonlinear chemical oscillator: a fascinating phenomenon where a chemical reaction does not achieve equilibrium but instead oscillates between different states. These reactions can be simulated using a two-dimensional cellular automaton similar to the Game of Life. This implementation is based on the work of Nitori Kawashiro, and uses a dynamic …

Tax and customs board discovered tax frauds in nearly half of audited companies

Agencies told BuzzFeed News. It found that one, called ‘The American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2011,’ had a “tax rate that was 20 percent lower than the one paid by the United States government, despite the fact that U.S. corporations are subject to tax laws that discriminate against foreigners.” The department’s findings indicate that much …