HERE ARE THE OLDEST PANTS IN THE WORLD [OR OLDEST TROUSERS IF YOU'RE ENGLISH] (Kotaku)
Of all the things that archaeological researchers in China were expecting to find on a dig, they probably didn't expect a pair of 3,00 year old leg-wear that makes your dirty Levi jeans look pristine in comparison ...
The torn legging look
REVISITING GAMES FOR CHANGE, PART 2 (Joan Ganz Cooney Center)
HOW EDUCATORS ARE IMPACTING THE MAKER MOVEMENT (ISTE)
GOOGLE EDUCAST #146: GOOGLE’S SELF DRIVING CLASSROOM (Edreach)
TEACHERS HIT THE COMMON CORE WALL (NPR)
FRIENDS OF SAM
LINK: Why the future of retail will blow your mind
Enterprise in Space
More on NASA's LDSD 'Flying Saucer' Test - Update
"Due to weather conditions, there will be no launch of the LDSD test vehicle Tuesday, June 3. Other potential launch dates include June 5, 7, 9, 11 and 14. Launch decision for Thursday, June 5 will be made on Wednesday, June 4. Check back with us for updates."
"Our goal is to get to an altitude and velocity which simulates the kind of environment one of our vehicles would encounter when it would fly in the Martian atmosphere," said Ian Clark, principal investigator of the LDSD project at JPL. "We top out at about 180,000 feet and Mach 4"
LINK: NASA's 'flying saucer' readies for first test flight
Eight Educational Outreach: ASSET
Renaissance woman and civil rights activist Maya Angelou, who recently passed away at the age of 86, was truly one-of-a-kind. Use these educational resources from PBS NewsHour Extra and PBS LearningMedia to honor the life of this beloved poet and educator who lifted the world with her words.
LINK: Look it up
12 GAMES THAT TEACH KIDS TO CODE - AND ARE EVEN FUN, TOO (VentureBeat)
AMERICAN ROADS AND GAME DESIGN: A LOVE LETTER (Kotaku)
NEW OFFERING AIMS TO TAKE STING OUT OF COPPA COMPLIANCE FOR UNITY DEVS (Gamasutra)
APPLE LAUNCHES CLOUDKIT DEVELOPMENT PLATFORM (VentureBeat)
WILDSTAR FIRST IMPRESSIONS (Game Informer)
IOWA CITY LIBRARY WELCOMES INTERACTIVE TOUCH TABLE (Press Citizen, via LIS News)
THE REDEYE GUIDE TO BEING AN ESPORTS BROADCASTER: PART 1 (ESL)
FANS WATCHED 2.4 BILLION HOURS OF ESPORTS IN 2013 (Joystiq)
SCIENCE AND TECH
THE BRAIN MAY BE ABLE TO REPAIR ITSELF FROM WITHIN, DUKE RESEARCHERS DISCOVER (Kurzweil)
AIRPLAY ON IOS 8 DOESN'T NEED A NETWORK TO STREAM YOUR MEDIA (Engadget)
NETFLIX IS SLOWLY KILLING OFF SILVERLIGHT & SWITCHING TO HTML5, WITH SAFARI SUPPORT STARTING TODAY (VentureBeat)
HOW DO YOU GET A TRAIN MOVING? (Wired US)
KICKSTARTER SIMPLIFIES ITS RULES AND LOWERS THE BARRIER FOR PROJECT ACCEPTANCE (TechCrunch)
FORGET TRAINING WHEELS: THIS BIKE BALANCES ITSELF (Engadget)
MIT CREATED AN EXTRA SET OF SHOULDER-MOUNTED ROBOT ARMS (Gizmodo)
THE IDEAS ARCHIVE
Dreams are a gateway to the unconscious. Lucid dreaming gives access to an even deeper sandbox. Mostly though, dreams are a place for receival of unusual information rather than a place for conscious creative prototyping ...
READ MORE: Dreams - the gateway to the unconscious
VR AND AR
HOW VIRTUAL REALITY COULD SAVE YOUR LIFE DURING A DISASTER (The Verge)
SL GO STREAMING SERVICE EXPANDS FREE TRIAL PERIOD TO 7 DAYS (New World Notes)
VALVE TALKS ABOUT THEIR DOTA 2 VIRTUAL REALITY EXPERIENCE AT BOSTON VR BENDER (OnGamers)
THIS IS WHAT VALVE'S VR HEADSET NOW LOOKS LIKE (VG247)
SECOND LIFE PROFESSIONAL LAND LEASING - (Sambiglyon)
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