Thursday, April 17, 2014

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

Monday, April 14, 2014

5 Anamorphic Illusions

"5 Anamorphic Illusions"

Floating NYC Neighborhood

"How NYC's Newest Neighborhood Will Float Above an Active Train Yard". (Via H.R.)

Fast Chinese Eyes

"Faster eye responses in Chinese people not down to culture, study suggests". (Via Dave J.)

Beyond Quantum Computing?

Scott Aaronson: "Is There Anything Beyond Quantum Computing?"

Sunday, April 13, 2014

Wine Decorker

The ultimate wine bottle uncorker and pourer for the man who has everything. Including patience. (Via H.R.)

Saturday, April 12, 2014

Beer Plus Barbecue

If you barbecue, you should add beer -- for health reasons. Doctor's orders.

Friday, April 11, 2014

Baby Names Ending in "N"

"America, Why Are You Naming All Your Boys Like This?"

Here's the trend over time:

Nanodiamonds

The many uses of nanodiamonds. (Via H.R.)

Transition Tips for Win XP Users

"Windows XP Isn't Safe to Use Anymore. Here's What to Do Next."

Update: Link was broken, now fixed!

Celebrities that Look Like Matresses

"Celebrities that Look Like Matresses"

Thursday, April 10, 2014

Google Glass In The Workplace

Google Glass being used in the workplace.  (Via Marginal Revolution.)

Adalja AMA on Infectious Disease, Antibiotic Resistance, and Biosecurity

Dr. Amesh Adalja, an infectious disease expert, recently did a Reddit Science AMA: "Ask me anything about biosecurity, emerging infectious diseases (e.g., Ebola, MERS, H7N9), influenza, polio, norovirus, antibiotic resistance, measles, mumps, STDS, and related history, science and policy issues".

Spinal Cord Repair?

New Scientist: "Pioneering implant revives legs of paralysed men". (Via H.R.)

Skydiver Meteorite Update

The skydiver "meteorite" may have just been a rock inadvertently packed in with the skydiver's parachute.