“If you want hot water for coffee or tea, it promises to heat it instantly as you pour it out of the carafe instead of slowly heating the entire pitcher of water.” Still a prototype, target ship date: Summer. https://www.theverge.com/2019/1/6/18171292/heatworks-duo-carafe-instant-water-heat-coffee-tea-prototype-ces-2019
China now has two history-making robots sending back images from the far side of the Moon. Not the dark side, which the Moon doesn’t have one of. Sorry Pink Floyd. [Rachel Becker] https://www.theverge.com/2019/1/3/18167356/china-change-4-mission-lunar-lander-rover-moon-dark-far-side
Researchers are relying on unreliable, self-reported data for studies showing too much screen time is bad for you. That same unreliability problem has plagued nutrition studies.
Just look at these crocheted AirPod cases and die from cute.
Also, Google+ is hanging on as a business collaboration service, like Slack.
Google’s messaging strategy is a confusing mess, and every time they try to simplify it it just gets worse.
“Sandkings,” by George R.R. “Game of Thrones” Martin, is one of my favorite stories, and I loved the TV movie. It stars Beau Bridges, who is a national treasure.
“Sandkings” tells the story of a man who adopts a colony of alien insects as pets. Like an ant farm. The insects worship the man as a god. This works out well for the man. For a while.
And now “Sandkings” is available on Hulu, part of their streaming the 1995-2002 run of “Outer Limits.”