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2018/5/9 — 17:01

Photo: Jenny Stenger, © President and Fellows of Harvard College

Photo: Jenny Stenger, © President and Fellows of Harvard College

精選奇文

  1. The quest to save Stephen Hawking's voice (San Francis Chronicle)
    霍金的電子聲音用了三十年,他對之充滿感情不捨得更新,唯一抱怨是它的美國口音(霍金是英國人)。

  2. The Most-cited Authors on Wikipedia has No Idea (Wired)
    這篇論文在維基百科上被引用二百八十萬次,受歡迎程度是排行榜上第二位論文的一百多偣。究竟甚麼題材有如此大影響力?

  3. To Dye For: Inside the Vast Library That Stores the World’s Rarest Pigments (Mental Floss)
    哈佛大學有個罕見顏料收藏,除了有李衍蒨剛介紹、用木乃伊製作的 Mummy brown ,還有一些顏料更可作暗殺之用。

天下奇文

  1. History of the Entire World, I guess (Youtube)
    廿分鐘學地球歷史。

  2. Inside 'iPhone City,' the massive Chinese factory town where half of the world's iPhones are produced (Business Insider)
    【超長文】講富士康工廠工人的心聲。

  3. Cowbird eggshells could double as deadly weapons (Science)
    「寄雀籬下」還要打破其他雀蛋的牛鸝。

  4. Treadmills were Meant to be Atonement Machines (Jstor Daily)
    若你覺得用跑步機似在接受懲罰,其實是有理由的。

  5. The Famous Soccer Player Hiding in Plain Sight in a California Bakery (The New York Times)
    前土耳其球星哈根蘇古,成了流亡海外異見人士。

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