Friday, February 01, 2013

Friday Links: February 1

Game: Fractured - a short game where the gaming screen has been broken into pieces. You must navigate the character around to his poetry speaking ghost mother despite. [link]
If you can't see the "Play Now" button try this. [link]

Some women can see more colors. [link]

Glenn Beck has been playing too much Bioshock when what he needs is electroshock. [link]

Mars may have tectonic plates. [link]

Cool Things to Find: a Mars Rover take on "Dumb Ways to Die".

Coffee and mold. [link]

Benedict Cumberbatch got kidnapped... briefly. [link]

Tractor beam technology scales up from molecules to the merely microscopic. [link]

Boy saves sister from a moose using World of Warcraft skills. [link]
A moose once bit my sister.

Ozzy Osborne is a freak. Even on a genetic level. [link]

In a surprising twist, laboratory mice didn't get cancer. Instead they got younger. [link]

Bacteria and viruses make us sick. But other things can make them sick. I knew about bacteriophages. Virophages are relatively new. [link]

Cheerios really are full of iron!

Johnny Depp doesn't watch his own movies.

Castles for sale. [link]

Prohibited license plates. [link]
I haven't read it yet because it's crazy long, but I've heard good things.

Goat cheese burns. A truckload of it closes tunnels. [link]

Building a moon landing practice field. [link]

Theists ask me, “If there’s no god, what would stop me from raping and killing everyone I want to.” My answer is always: “I, myself, have raped and killed everyone I want to ... and the number for both is zero.” [link]

A child who plays with the beasts of Africa. [link]

Women being allowed into combat is technical correction making policy match reality. [link]

What causes things to smell? [link]

A Russian family with no outside contact for 40 years. [link]

Ultimate Tag. [link]

Fox News ratings hitting record lows. [link]

Five things politicians aren't likely to admit to. [link]

The Washington Post's "Truth Teller" software (beta). [link]

Tentacle plunger! [link]

Apparently J.J. Abrams now has control of Star Trek AND Star Wars. [find your own link]

How Newegg took down a major patent troll. [link]

A lion vs a remote controlled car.

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