This bizarre and fascinating tale comes to us, once again, courtesy Reddit’s No Sleep district, in a post by Redditor Jivegantor titled “My Uncle’s Attic.”
In 1990, futurist Ray Kurzweil predicted that a computer would win a game of chess against a human by 1998. His prediction came true on May 11, 1997, when IBM’s Deep Blue defeated the world chess champion Garry Kasparov. More recently, Kurzweil, who now works for Google, shared a new prediction: within 15 years, computers …
The Z-Machines, a three-robot band spawned by Japanese roboticists, aren’t your typical musicians. For one, they’re robots. That’s the big one. But for another, the guitarist has 78 fingers and the drummer has 22 arms.
One of Germany’s greatest unsolved murder mysteries is the bizarre case of Günther Stoll, a case otherwise known as YOGTZE-Fall.
Well here’s something you don’t see every day. A Giant Pacific Octopus lunges out at a diver and tries to steal away his underwater camera.
I’ve often mentioned Project Pegasus, but we’ve never really talked about it, you know? So sit back, relax, mix yourself a cool Pan Galactic Gargle Blaster. Or don’t, because reading this will probably give you the same effect.*
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, otherwise known as NOAA or the Ruiner of Dreams, apparently doesn’t buy into the whole “Bermuda Triangle” thing, either.