By now those of you in America are hopefully over your Thanksgiving turkey hangover. If you're in Canada, you've been over it for a long time now. If you're in neither place, Thanksgiving probably seems like a pretty vague holiday. Whereas these links are quite concrete:
Searching the sky has always been a crowd-sourced pursuit, with amateurs and scientists cooperating for the furthering of knowledge. Now Planet Hunters is taking it to a whole new level.
For politicians social media can be a double-edged sword. On one hand, it allows them to reach out to their constituents. On the other, they end up committing foolish errors that the average middle schooler knows better than.
Shared country clubs are a prime example of communism for the rich, but what happens when a rebel group in Argentina wants to build its own luxury community? You get Alto Comedero, one of the most inspiring community planning stories I've ever heard.
For the DIY spies out there, this hack makes your computer screen totally blank to anyone else. As long as you're cool with wearing dorky glasses.L
Stanford University has its latest list of free online courses, including game theory and cryptography.
My favorite Kickstarter of the week is America Bear, a project to visit towns called "Bear" in 30 states and stay with strangers. Just as long as none of those strangers are actual bears.
- From the British insurrectionary pranksters at The University for Strategic Optimism, "A manifesto for a revolutionary movement with a chance of winning."
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