The missing teenager who caused a “cult panic” in Dungeons and Dragons

Tactical research rules, The company that released the rules of Dungeons and Dragons, co-founded by Gary Gygax, held the annual “GenCon” conference in the summer of 1979. At that time,…

Weigh the promises of tech giants to black Americans

Mitchell comes from a black family with entrepreneurial spirit. When he was a teenager, he grew up in New Haven, Connecticut, and his mother and grandmother opened a bakery called…

The first day of The Every: from Dave Eggers’ new novel

“I think so,” Kiki said. “but you You should know-you are a ranger! “ Delaney giggled foolishly, thinking she would choke. She tried to breathe. “Almost forgot,” Kiki said, seeming…

In an arctic town, food is getting harder and harder

It is easy to think that sea ice only affects the ocean, but there is a lot of energy exchange between land and marine ecosystems. For example, seabirds build nests…

Is Becky Chambers the ultimate hope for science fiction?

She used some of this knowledge before majoring, and wrote some fictional stories based on her favorite books and movies, mainly fantasy. Chambers’ mother introduced her to Tolkien; Star Wars…

Pigeon, curve and traveling salesman problem

Mo Williams Children’s book Don’t let the pigeons drive the bus!, The protagonist-a pigeon, obvs-uses every trick (literally) in the book to convince the reader that when an ordinary human…

Artificial Intelligence and “The Gods Behind the Mask”

“Why don’t you join them?” Oziomar asked. The landlady appeared behind Amaka on the balcony, lit a British cigarette, leaned on the railing, and stared down. “I used to be…

So… what if an alien quantum computer can explain dark energy?

When i live In the Bay Area, I used to party with my friends Jaylen Lanier Explore the meaning of extremely strange thought experiments. Weird thought experiments have always been…

Meet the little-known genius who helped Pixar make it possible

The few feet near the whiteboard allowed Smith to cross the path of no return. No one writes on the sacred whiteboard of Steve Jobs. When Smith picked up the…

Can a robot evolve into a machine full of love?

No one can tell Just when the robot arrived. They appeared to have been smuggled to the campus during the break without any official announcements, explanations or warnings. There are…

Looks like a quill: the dark side of Hedgehog Instagram

first I saw Mr. Pokee, a hedgehog the size of a coffee cup with 1.9 million followers Instagram, I naively think he is special in some way. He has fluffy…

The pain is unbearable. So why did the doctor reject her?

Some experts believe that the reason these cuts did not work is that they failed to target the highest-risk patients. Approximately 70% of adults have taken medical opioids-but only 0.5%…

The truth about America’s quietest town

This loss of radio silence coincides with Inaudible quietIn 2000, the Director of the National Park Service passed an decree on “Soundscape Protection and Noise Management”, requiring parks to record…

The People’s History of Black Twitter, Part Three

Elzi: I miss those days on Twitter, good times. This is not that interesting anymore for me. Wesley Lowry 60 minutes+ Correspondent: The heartbeat of Black Twitter is simply to…

Hundreds of ways to complete S#!+-but we still don’t have

Certain things about the future will defeat our imagination. Tim Pychyl, a psychologist who studies procrastination at Carleton University, said: “The present self will affect the future self.” He said…