- Boston Globe: Worcester woman’s two-faced cats makes the record books
Two-faced and two-headed cats generally live for days or weeks at the most. "Frank and Louie"—one cat, two faces—is twelve years old now, and is doing just fine. (Other than being not entirely pleasant to look at.)
- Twan van Laarhoven: Finding rectangles
Solving problems like this is my favorite thing to do, as a programmer. Locating a rectangle in an image is a task that could seem conceptually simple, but is actually pretty tricky, especially given the inevitable need to do so efficiently. When broken down thoughtfully, it's entirely logical.
- Technology Review: One-Third of Sun-Like Stars Have Earth-Like Planets In Habitable Zone
That's a lot of habitable planets. We just keep solving more variables in the Drake equation.