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During the 1960s space race the U.S. needed a device that would write in zero gravity, so they spent a million dollars developing a nitrogen pressurized, tungsten tipped, pen. A marvel of calligraphical engineering. The Russians used a pencil.
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I'm a big believer in using humour in our teaching. Buzzfeed has collected a few examples. http://www.buzzfeed.com/jessicamisener/professors-who-got-the-last-laugh#.icDrrgpwY
There's an insane new Chrome extension called "Shove" that we're sure nobody's going to misuse. As spotted by Wired, it lets you drop a web page onto your friend's browser, and vice-versa. ... however, it's strictly opt-in. Once both parties agree, they can open up...
The death toll of officially recorded selfie-related deaths currently stands at 12, shark deaths are currently at 8. http://mashable.com/2015/09/21/selfie-deaths/#xbqR1cMJskqm Previous incidents this year include a man who was gored to death taking a picture during a...