Physicists Simulate the End of Time in a Maryland... →
Fluid flow follows similar equations to those used in relativity, meaning parallels to phenomena such as black holes can be created in the lab and studied. In this instance, they created a parallel situation to one where time turns into space.
BBC News - Dyslexia makes voices hard to discern,... →
Listening to their own language, people with dyslexia did worse at recognising different voices. Listening to an unfamiliar language, there was no difference between people with and without dyslexia. The researchers theorise that this is to do with how the brain processes phonemes (the basic units of sound in a language).
Books I don't want to read →
bytesushi: The full list is wonderful. I particularly like The Treatment of Final Vowels in Early Neo-Babylonian and Understand Your Tortoise, though I’ll admit that at least one of those sounds as though it might actually be quite interesting …
Another course →
What happens if you write up the job of editing course modules as if it were a course module? This does. Sadly it never was officially validated by the university. Continue reading →
A generic limerick
cathyby: “There once was an X from place B, Who satisfied predicate P, The X did thing A, In a specified way, Resulting in circumstance C.” Via @claz0r h/t @keyofnight
BBC News - Printer produces personalised 3D... →
What more can one say? 3-D printing applied to chocolate.