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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."

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The Daily Word in bear trap tampering, a foam party fatality and an imaginary space train

Make A Wish, Juggalo

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Authorities seek bear trap saboteur.

A local woman and her service dog were kicked out of a Satellite Coffee shop.

A 14 year old girl died at an Expo New Mexico rave.

Whitey Bulger wants to keep his Stanley Cup ring.

In the future, you will take the Hyperloop pod up and down the west coast.

Sao Paolo erected a wall across a bike path for no reason.

Ruin Porn: tanks edition.

Will the WinCo chain of supermarkets put Walmart out of business?

The latest research on the near-death experience.

Make A Wish Foundation sends Juggalo to the Gathering of the Juggalos.

Searching for the world's rarest strains of cannabis.

The US Justice Department is trying to prevent the merger of American Airlines and United Airlines.

Swedish men warned about testicle chomping invasive species of fish.

Karen Black died last week. Time to watch Trilogy of Terror, kids!

Happy tenth anniversary, Pirate Bay!