If a computer could pair you up with a perfect mate, would you want its advice? If an artificial intelligence could train you to woo the partner of your dreams, would you seek its wisdom? What if technologies were better at finding and attracting the object of your ideal romance than you were? What if they already are?
A series of one thousand ovals oriented on a delicate sheet of paper, often coming along with a 25-30 page test booklet full of multiple choice and devilish K-Type questions. Even if it's been a decade since you darkened a classroom, a Scantron sheet can send chills up your spine.
The Living Earth Simulator is quite possibly the most ambitious computer project ever undertaken. This all-encompassing simulation will collect all the data in the entire world, to predict everything from the next major disease outbreak to the next financial crisis.
A new study shows that children who are spanked are more likely to be violent later in life. With that in mind, check out this map of the World Anti-Spanking League. Is there a correlation between slapping heinies and warfare?