Links For June 14, 2015

50 awesome things about Chris Heston's no-hitter

17. Matt Duffy and Joe Panik supported them with their weird home run chase: I might have put the over/under for their career homers at 10, and here they are, hitting home runs in support of Chris Heston’s no-hitter and, ha ha ha ha, we really don’t understand baseball, do we? We do not.

Origami Robot Folds Itself Up, Does Cool Stuff, Dissolves Into Nothing

From a flat sheet with a magnet on it, their robot folds itself up in just a few seconds, is immediately ready to zip around on land or water driven by magnetic fields, and then when you’ve run out of things to do with it, drive it into a tank of acetone and it’ll dissolve. This is the first time that a robot has been able to demonstrate a complete life cycle like this, and eventually, it’ll be doing it inside your body.

Smartwatch Sign Language: A New Frontier For Awkward, Melancholic Tech Interactions?

Whilst part of us is, of course, utterly seduced by the apparent seamlessness of this magical screen manipulation, an equal measure is repelled by the thought of legions of coffee shop inhabiting urbanites (with what our grandparents would take for a severe nervous ticks) flicking their fingers and thumbs at themselves, searching for a cure to their ennui on yet another (yet more effortless!) shimmering glass surface.

Playmation Official Site – Disney takes on smart toys and wearables.

Crop Circles Database

Crop circles database is a non-profit project which aims to collect objectives information about crop circles, such as photos, location, date of discovery and weather history.

The Library of Babel

The Library of Babel is a place for scholars to do research, for artists and writers to seek inspiration, for anyone with curiosity or a sense of humor to reflect on the weirdness of existence - in short, it’s just like any other library. If completed… it would contain every book that ever has been written, and every book that ever could be - including every play, every song, every scientific paper, every legal decision, every constitution, every piece of scripture, and so on.