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Fair Dice

Fair Dice Fair Dice – Numberphile Probability expert Professor Persi Diaconis (Stanford University) talking about dice. Part 2: https: This was posted on Google+

Hoaxing To Better Math Students

Hoaxing To Better Math Students A supposed bit of lost Tesla lore that turns out to be a maths teacher's attempt to spread a good idea.  The real story behind the Tesla Map to Multiplication chart The fascinating Map…

FedHats

FedHats The Government Is Going To Have A Way Easier Time Hacking Your Computer After December 1 Sen. Ron Wyden will go to the Senate floor Thursday to try and force a debate on a court rule that allows for…

Killing Cultures

Killing Cultures The End Of The Arctic SIGN THE PETITION: http://bit.ly/arcticasap VIDEO – ‘What If All The Ice Melted?’ https://youtu.be/b This was posted on Google+

Pros who Quid the Quo

Pros who Quid the QuoMoney makes policy part IHaveLostCount A Climate of Cash in Votes on Global Warming – BillMoyers.com For years now, the scientific consensus has been that climate change is occurring and is caused mainly by the actions…

How Print Was Done

How Print Was Done Vintage Documentary Captures The Last Day Of Hot Metal Typesetting At The New York Times A farewell to the gorgeous linotype work that went on at one of the most popular newspapers in the United States.…

Super Gracchi Bros – Plebian World

Super Gracchi Bros – Plebian World The Brothers Gracchi – V: The Final Fall – Extra History The Senate stole credit for all Gaius’s proposals, and stole his popular support. Once he failed to This was posted on Google+

Buddy System

Buddy System "The next addition to Pokémon GO will be Buddy Pokémon. You will be able to pick your favorite Pokémon from your collection to become your buddy, opening up unique in-game rewards and experiences. Buddy Pokémon will appear alongside…

Philosophy Referee Hand Signals

Philosophy Referee Hand Signals The next time you’re presiding over an intense philosophical debate, feel free to use these hand signals to referee things. Devised by philosophy prof Landon Schurtz, these hand signals were jokingly meant to be used at…

Waves Around The World

Waves Around The World Do you miss twiddling around the dials looking for a signal, any signal , in the hiss of noise? Do you fondly remember getting your news from the various news services around the globe? This web…

Circuit Playground Dice Bag

Circuit Playground Dice Bag The Circuit Playground Dice Bag CC Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International Tom Higgins & Sons Dice Bag uses Adafruit’s Circuit Playground (https://www.adafruit.com/products/3000) to roll dice of several type, d100, d20, d12 or d6. An optional custom 3in button…

Domestic Science Podcast

Domestic Science Podcast Maths, science, comedy and things to do at home with all three.Subscribe Ahoy. 25 July 16: Domestic Science (Ep1) A heady combination of maths, science and comedy with Festival of The Spoken Nerd trio who are stand…

The Rules On The Rules

The Rules On The Rules Trump says GOP delegates can’t change rules, but they can Donald Trump has made a string of comments lately that have given Republicans heartburn. His racially charged attack on a federal judge of Mexican descent,…

Come for the Yogscast and stay for the RNC/DNC

Come for the Yogscast and stay for the RNC/DNC Watch the Republican and Democratic National Conventions on Twitch — Twitch Blog It’s an election year, which brings with it political discussions in the news, at dinner tables, at work, at…

Harvest RF

Harvest RF For low power projects this is a fascinating power solution. +Personal Telco Project​ +Adafruit Industries​  Freevolt™ – Low Energy IoT Freevolt™ is a new, patented technology that harvests ambient Radio Frequency energy and uses this power to…

CleanSpace | Fully Charged

CleanSpace | Fully Charged Air quality monitoring in your pocket. The CleanSpace Tag by Drayson Technologies is an electronic g This was posted on Google+

The Good and The Bad and The Better

The Good and The Bad and The BetterA nice honest review of the game and why it is not the game itself that is its best feature.  Why Pokemon GO Took Over the World! – Game Exchange Subscribe for…

Schoolhaus Anime GeoPolitics

Schoolhaus Anime GeoPolitics My kids have been pickup up geopolitics and history from an interesting source.Hetalia. I just started watching and oi da fing vey. en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hetalia Hetalia: Axis Powers – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia This was posted on Google+

Securitymon GO

Securitymon GO If #encryption & #privacy devs added gameification to apps we might see use numbers for encryption and security apps like the first week of the #pokemongo app. "GPG I Choose You….SHA256 encrypt go!!"+Nianticlabs +Electronic Frontier Foundation​  This…

Pocket Slings

Pocket SlingsReuse Recycle Reload. Many uses for many occasions. How To Make Pocket Slingshots – “Super Shooters” Bottle caps and balloons combine to make incredibly powerful pocket slingshots! And Devin Graham tak This was posted on Google+

SocialMon GO Strikes Again

SocialMon GO Strikes Again The Westboro Baptist Church Is Getting Owned In Pokémon Go “We recruited Jigglypuff to deal with the sodomite Clefairy” is probably not a sentence you thought you’d read today. This was posted on Google+

Denver Area Outbreakmon

Denver Area Outbreakmon…and not just in the city center. The outlying areas are thick with folks PokeGressing. Map: Denver’s Gotta Catch ‘Em All with Pokemon Go You don’t need your Game Boy Color anymore. Pokémon Go dropped in the U.S.…

The Slave Patrol Amendment

The Slave Patrol Amendment Thom Hartmann: The Second Amendment Was Ratified to Preserve Slavery Founders Patrick Henry, George Mason, and James Madison were totally clear on that … and we all should be too. This was posted on Google+

Socialmon Go

Socialmon Go In a span of days were so much has come to be that could cause us to feel dread and despair today's outing was a much needed refresher of humanity's better angels Third day of PokemonGo 's release…

The Real World Is Real

The Real World Is Real Flash…as more and more people start reconnecting with the world off screen they are finding all manner of wonderful things. Wyoming teen stumbles on dead body while playing Pokémon Go Pokémon Go is sweeping the…

Null Island Bound

Null Island Bound Null Island: The Busiest Place That Doesn’t Exist Thanks to http://www.audible.com/minuteearth for sponsoring this video. Thanks also to Tom Scott for This was posted on Google+

Gota Catch Em All

Gota Catch Em All You waited and now the wait is almost over. As the servers get the roll out kids, and myself, are banging on the refresh trying to start on the journey..because we want to be the best…

Switching

Switching TWL #10: The Day Sweden Switched Driving Directions In 1967 Sweden decided to change which side of the road they drove on… all in one day. Twitter: ww This was posted on Google+

PiBrothers In A Tardis

PiBrothers In A Tardis 1 pi3 and 3 pi ogs all running headless and patched into the house net. All running Raspberian Jessie lite.The 5th is a pi3 not in the Tardis acting as my desktop/wrangler running Raspberian Jessie full.…

In The Summer Time…

In The Summer Time…+Hyperspace Arcade , my local arcade, was offering up Max Headroom Coke cups and yes I was there to snag one and play copious amounts of Zaxxon. pbs.twimg.com/media/CmVIL9VVUAEAyW_.jpg:large This was posted on Google+