Friday Night Links
March 8, 2013 §
Your weekly roundup of oddities from around the internet.
Katherine Arcement takes a highbrow look at fanfic at the London Review of Books.
I became an addict when I was 14. But it wasn’t drugs, or booze. I didn’t drop out of school or run away from home; in fact I stayed in. When you are addicted to fan fiction, you don’t need to leave the house to escape.
Pinky and the Brain are now a reality. Thanks science.
Transplanting human brain cells into mice makes the mice smarter, a new study shows.
History will remember that the war between robots and humans began in Ohio.
…a surveillance robot belonging to the police was recently shot after a six-hour standoff with a 62-year-old heavily inebriated man.
Lastly, 13-year-old Katelyn Francis gets it done.