MacWorld (United Kingdom (UK)) -- "The Macintosh launched 30 years ago on January 24, 1984. The world was a different place back then. To give you an idea of what the world was like that year, here are a few other things that are turning 30 or celebrate their 30th anniversary in 2014..." and "Mac turns thirty on 24 January. For a glimpse into 1984, here are some other things turning thirty, including plenty of tech from Flash to Facebook's father..."
VideoSift shared three/3 minutes and ten/10 seconds animated YouTube video showing "... Although one third of the population suffers from motion sickness, scientists aren't exactly sure what causes it. Like the common cold, it's a seemingly simple problem that's still without a cure. And if you think it's bad on a long family car ride, imagine being a motion sick astronaut! Rose Eveleth explains what's happening in our bodies when we get the car sick blues..."
This xkcd comic strip shows what your overlord's computers are like like the one on Friday morning PST. :/
Deconstruction Zone -- Building Bridges and Supercomputers Is Tough, but Demolishing Them Is Just as Hard.Submitted by ant on Sat, 01/04/2014 - 4:17pm. Art/Design | History | Nature | Personal | Reading Materials | Sight Seeings | Technology | Transportation/Travel | Work
History venerates the builders of great bridges, dams, and towers. But rare are commemorative plaques for the un-builders--those charged with the equally heroic task of dismantling those grand structures, once they become dowdy, obsolete, or downright dangerous.
TV.com shared its interactive television/TV premiere dates of 2014's midseason schedule.
Boing Boing shared a CBS News article saying "'Enough' with the multivitamins already. That's the message from doctors behind three/3 new studies and an editorial that tackled an oft-debated question in medicine: Do daily multivitamins make you healthier? After reviewing the available evidence and conducting new trials, the authors have come to a conclusion of 'no.'..."
Buzz Hoot Roar answered "Why Some Ants Dress in Drag" question -- Some males of the ant species Cardiocondyla obscurior show how it is done.
This ReverendFun comic strip shows that Christmas still came early before God's son was even born.
This 27 pages NetworkWorld slide show (one ugly Deslide web page with thumbnails) shows that "Some logos are much more than meets the eye. A company's logo serves many important functions. Over time, a well-designed logo creates familiarity, brand trust, loyalty, and can even become become an signifier of quality...