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V.25 No.19 | 05/12/2016

The Daily Word in Psi-Q, Swarm AI and Real-Life Frankenstein

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Some crafty blogger has taken an ancient (1983) computer code from a book called Test Your Psi-Q and converted it to javascript. Now you can test your own Psi-Q (or not, since the post also explains why this method doesn't actually work).

Eat your heart out, George Jetson. Elon Musk's "Hyperloop" had its first propulsion system test last week. The goal of a 700 mile-per-hour transportation system is closer than ever.

Get your pitchforks and torches ready. The first (living) human head transplant is slated to go down next year in China.

For the first time in two decades, Sandia Labs' managing contract is up for bid. Maybe the new boss can do something about that toxic soup they still have brewing.

There are only three northern white rhinos left in the entire world, but scientists are going to use stem cell technology and surrogate parenting to try and save them from the brink of extinction. The only problem: activists say it doesn't fix the issue that endangered them in the first place, and it might encourage laziness in the conservation efforts of the future. I'll give you two guesses as to which side the northern white rhino is taking.

A tech company has developed an AI that correctly predicted the winner of the Kentucky Derby by using "swarm AI."

V.24 No.15 | 4/9/2015

news

The Daily Word in dick pics, deadly ice cream, modern day Frankenstein and the Pillsbury Dough Boy

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89 year old Rudy Perez, the creator of the Pillsbury Doughboy, has died.

After much criticism over inaccuracies and lack of fact checking, Rolling Stone has retracted its story on the UVA rape case.

At the risk of stating the obvious, buying breast milk online is a bad idea.

In other creepy dairy news, Blue Bell may taste " just like the good old days," but the old fashioned ice-cream brand has been linked to three deaths in Kansas, and has been pulled from shelves.

John Oliver traveled to Russia for an in-person interview with Edward Snowden. During the interview, Snowden explains how the NSA monitors "sexting," and has probably seen pics of your genitals.

A statue of Snowden has been covertly and illegally erected in a war memorial in Brooklyn.

Here’s how to make a secret phone call.

An Italian neurosurgeon plans to successfully execute a human head transplant in the next two years, and already has a volunteer.

Your Roku box will now let you know when you can stream movies on the cheap.

Happy birthday, Merle Haggard! He turns 78 today.

Thanks to Carl Petersen for the links!

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NEWS

The Daily Word in earthquakes, British rubberneckers, Occupy Wall St. and 1960's monkey head transplants.

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Record breaking earthquake in Oklahoma caused massive bird flight.

Modern samurai slices things with his sword. Including a bb 4:40 minutes into the video.

Rubberneckering may have caused a huge accident on the M5 in England.

Which one of these arrested prostitutes offered sex for beer?

Documentary about the 1960's monkey head transplant experiments.

Excellent Washington Post column reminds us how the financial crisis happened.

There are two kinds of Occupy protesters in this world.

1981 termination documentary: After The Axe.


On this day in 1975, Sex Pistols played their first show. According to attending journalist Nick Kent, their set consisted of playing The Stooges' No Fun over and over.

It's always fun to watch the Sex Pistols nearly get killed playing No Fun in Texas!