Monthly Archives: November 2015

Why Do Some Non-Ginger Guys Have Ginger Beards? | IFLScience

Why Do Some Non-Ginger Guys Have Ginger Beards? Males aged 18 to 60 have been hit by an epidemic of beard growing over the past two years or so. Experts have underestimated how long it will continue to rage, although … Continue reading

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“Adami defines information as ‘the ability to make predictions with a likelihood better than chance”. I love that!

The Information Theory of Life An anonymous reader writes with this story about Michigan State University Professor Cristop Adami and his quest to answer how life arose with mathematics. From the Quanta story: “Christoph Adami does not know how life … Continue reading

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1 Billion USD in sales in the first 8 minutes. Zoinks! That some serious shopping (and computing infrastructure!)

Alibaba just sold over $1 billion of merchandise in 8 minutes in China’s largest online shopping day On “Singles Day,” online retailers in China offer deep discounts.

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Twitch Meets Bob Ross? Clearly a happy accident. Great article.

Twitch’s Bob Ross marathon is the most beautiful thing the Internet has ever created My introduction to Bob Ross has been nothing short of emotional.

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