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Smartphones become ‘eye-phones’ with low-cost devices developed by ophthalmologists
3D printing and some custom optics let us replace tens of thousands of dollars worth of equipment with a phone.

Data attacks on healthcare flying high
What we’re doing wrong, and how to fix it.

Big Bang breakthrough: astronomers report signs of the universe’s creation
For over 30 years, we’ve been waiting for experimental confirmation of the Big Bang theory, and it looks like now we have it.

Take It to the Limit
Pi day was last week, and this is a fun explanation of what the irrational number means and where it came from.

Are you too busy to improve?
Love the lego illustrations. I printed the first one out and posted it at my desk.

MIT finds 15-year-old scouring trash bins for parts.
A 14 year-old african DJ (who builds his own equipment from scraps) ends up at the Media Lab.

Nate Silver, the math wizard who predicted the 2012 election, launches data news site
So many different varied topics, united by the thread of statistics. I’ll be spending a lot of time on this site, and there’s something here for everyone.

7 Podcasts You Should Listen To For Working Awesomely
Most of the podcasts I listen to are of the technology variety, but these programs from productivity gurus like David Allen and Merlin Mann look worth checking out.

20 Jokes That Only Intellectuals Will Understand
3 logicians walk into a bar…

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