– 9 facts only Mathnet fans will care about – the title is linkbait, but ZOMG it’s Mathnet! So good. (Phil Hartman auditioned for the role of George Frankly!) Also, now I want to visit the LA Police Museum! (thanks so much Jessica!)
– What’s New in CPUs Since the 80s and How Does It Affect Programmers? – if you have an hour or two and want to learn about all the crazy things that can affect performance, this is the article for you!
– The Worst Board Games Ever Invented – FiveThirtyEight meets BoardGameGeek! See also Designing The Best Board Game On The Planet (hmm, I haven’t played Twilight Struggle) and Stop Playing Monopoly With Your Kids (And Play These Games Instead).
– Capital One Fraud Researchers May Also Have Done Some Fraud – so I guess this is fraud, but it’s pretty clever fraud!
– A pixel version of the Simpsons intro with chiptune music – nicely done!
– Thoughts on Becoming an Adventurer – cool, an adventurer is a real job!