Nerdery: 25.06.2014

~The Internet is full of interesting stuff~
(more links here)

-SCIENCE-

Try this audio illusion and behold the awesome power of our brain.

How do you follow up finding the “God Particle”? CERN fires up the Large Hadron Collider for round two.

A Mutant Cocaine-Eating Enzyme Could Cure Addiction and Overdoses

Hodor’s inability to say anything other than his own name isn’t something George R. R. Martin made up. Neuroscience takes a glimpse into our brains to explain this condition.

What if the Earth gradually stopped spinning? Or worse, what would happen if the Earth suddenly stood still, even for just a minute?

Scientists have detected a mysterious signal in space. One theory is that its origins involve dark matter. Which would be pretty cool.

The Anglerfish and the Absolute Worst Sex on Earth

Yes, hydrophobic plants do in fact exist.

We have a national holiday dedicated to it, but a movement is growing to kill off Pi.

Epic rap battle: Sir Isaac Newton vs. Bill Nye  (plus a special surprise guest)

-TECH-

A Taste of How 3-D Printing Could Transform High-Tech Architecture

Pick the sweetest berries or the ripest melon every time, with a little help from a device that fits in your pocket. And that’s not all it does.

At I/O this year, Google gave attendees a pretty nifty piece of Cardboard.

Yeah, not so surprised. You might want to think twice about those quizzes though.

Does Technology Make Us More Honest?

“We’re not entirely convinced that standing in a room shared by many other people and being milked like a cow is going to help, but their efforts are commendable.”

-OTHER FUN STUFF-

An unironically written account on the demise of misogynistic assholes

I would happily walk around in shoes with Calvin and Hobbes on them.

Watch Lena Headey take down Jimmy Kimmel in true Lannister style.

Ah, nostalgia. For those of us who still have fond memories of Saturday morning cartoons, now you can own your very own piece of a bygone era of childhood innocence.

Bartkira. In which the manga Akira is reimagined with characters from The Simpsons.

This: IN EXTREMIS (bodies with no regret)

Why Whitney Cummings’ Dick Jokes Are Important

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