Friday, October 21, 2016

Wednesday, October 19, 2016

Monday, October 17, 2016

Magnus Carlsen Playing Chess Hustlers in Washington Square Park

"Magnus Carlsen Playing Chess Hustlers in Washington Square Park".

"Norwegian grandmaster and world champion Magnus Carlsen was in New York and went to watch the old guys playing chess in the park. One of them beat his manager pretty badly, so Carlsen sat down and proceeded to checkmate in ten moves. The old guys play so many people they don’t look too closely at them, so it was a surprise..."

Brain Implant Update

NPR: "Brain Implant Restores Sense Of Touch To Paralyzed Man"

Assault With a Deadly Tweet?

When does a tweet constitute assault?

Winning The Oreo Twistoff Game

"Aerospace engineers found a way to predict with 100% accuracy where the cream ends up when you twist an Oreo".

Great way to win a bar bet.

Friday, October 14, 2016

Airline Food Critic

"What’s the deal with airline food? An in-flight dining critic explains."

Driverless Cars In UK

"Public trial for driverless cars beginning in Milton Keynes"

Smartphone Microscope

"This Smartphone Microscope Lets You Play Games With Microbes"

Thursday, October 13, 2016

How Blind People Dream

"What Dreams Are Like When You're Blind"

Weird Combat

Weird combat.

Radiation-Resistant Space Fungus

"What radiation-resistant space fungus can do for drug discovery"

Tuesday, October 11, 2016