‘Beyond special’: LeBron, Magic, OBJ and more react to Browns ending playoff drought

Cleveland fans everywhere are rejoicing after Sunday’s wild-card win at Pittsburgh.
www.espn.com – NFL

Think Like a Tree – Can Namib Desert Beetles Help Us Solve Our Drought Problems?

Namib desert beetles live in an area with little ground water, so how is it that they have no trouble finding H2O? Find out how the resourceful insects use their wing scales to absorb water droplets from fog, and how we can use them as a model for combating water shortages.
WIRED Videos – The Scene

Drought Season 3 – Berner & The Jacka

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Drought Season 3

Berner & The Jacka

Genre: Hip-Hop/Rap

Price: $ 9.99

Release Date: July 10, 2015

© ℗ 2015 Bern One Entertainment/The Artist Records

iTunes Store: Top Albums in Hip Hop/Rap

Out of Office with Brent Rose – Best & Worst Foods for California’s Drought

California is in an unprecedented drought, but you gotta eat, right? Well, some foods use way more water than others. We chewed through a ton of data to make this bite-sized video. For you! -Brent
WIRED Videos – The Scene

Out of Office with Brent Rose – Best & Worst Foods for California’s Drought

California is in an unprecedented drought, but you gotta eat, right? Well, some foods use way more water than others. We chewed through a ton of data to make this bite-sized video. For you! -Brent
WIRED Videos – The Scene

Robots Read News – About California’s Drought

If your company firewall is blocking the image, see it on Twitter here.

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Humor Dimensions Used: (4) Recognition (current news), cleverness (oddity of water being expensive and oil being cheap, solution of moving robots to California), cruel (robots stealing a state from idiot humans), bizarre (talking robot, surfing robot)

Predicted Sharing: Medium. Formulation is solid but California’s drought is somewhat local news.

———– Meanwhile, over on Top Tech Blog —————–

Here comes the fingernail mouse pointer. This is the technology, along with the Internet of Things, that will usher in what I call the Era of Magic. That’s when you just wave your hand at stuff and it does what you want, like magic.

If 3D printing keeps entering the mainstream, as in this Disney example, soon you will be able to print your own Dilbert character chess set. Alice is the queen, obviously. Asok is a pawn. Dogbert a knight. Dilbert a rook. Wally a bishop. Pointy-haired-boss is king?

And I get excited every time someone invents a new way to make electricity out of sunlight. I don’t know what you accomplished this year, but I know I didn’t invent any new energy sources.

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Blah, blah, please read my book.


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