Monday, April 30, 2012

Alan Stoob finds Sith war criminals at Sterling, Cooper, Draper, Price

- Red-heads experience pain differently than others:
http://io9.com/5890463/redheads-experience-pain-differently-than-the-rest-of-us


- Alan Stoob, Britain's premier Nazi-hunter.  Hilarious website.  Good stuff:
http://www.nazihunteralan.com/


- New York City Jedi training academy.  If this group was more about teaching the life-lessons and morality of the Jedi, instead of teaching nerdy kids how to swing a stick, I would be all for it.  Otherwise, it seems kind of creepy:
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/03/11/nyregion/flynn-michael-trains-new-jedis-in-the-ways-of-the-force.html?_r=3&hp


- Woman considers voluntarily having her withered arm removed, and replaced with a bionic limb.  Will see more and more of this dilemma in the future:
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-17183890


- Global time-zone map.  Insanely useful:
http://www.timeanddate.com/time/map/


- Curry's triangle paradox:
http://io9.com/5898961/how-do-you-get-nothing-from-something-with-currys-paradox-of-course


- Countries that drive on the left-side of the road.  Basically, most countries that were a part of the British empire once automobiles were invented:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Countries_driving_on_the_left_or_right.svg


- Mad Men critique by someone who walked the walk:
http://www.theatlanticwire.com/entertainment/2012/04/reviewing-mad-men-world-someone-who-was-there/50851/#


- Middle-age is an evolutionary trait:
http://www.washingtonpost.com/national/health-science/evolution-has-given-humans-a-huge-advantage-over-most-other-animals-middle-age/2012/03/12/gIQAtVnccS_print.html


Alone together.  Technology makes it uber-easy to communicate with each other, yet we are more alone than ever.  Great read:
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/04/22/opinion/sunday/the-flight-from-conversation.html?_r=1


- Republicans more informed, more open-minded than Democrats.  Every Republican I have ever met inherently knows this.  It's nice to see a scientific survey prove it:
http://dailycaller.com/2012/04/22/science-say-gop-voters-better-informed-open-minded/


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