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Tinkle Cards for School

Castle Vale Performing Arts College is a public high school in Birmingham, England. This year, students will be issued a “tinkle card” once a week to use as a bathroom pass. They have to surrender the card when used, and unused cards are collected on Friday and re-issued on Monday. Pupils were also allegedly told their [...]

Researchers Design Locks that Can be Opened with Certain Hand Gestures

Researchers from Taiwan have developed a machine that reads people’s hand gestures and thereby permits them to open doors by waving a few fingers: “In the future, you won’t have to worry about losing or forgetting your keys,” said Tsai Yao-pin, who teaches at the Technology and Science Institute of Northern Taiwan. At the heart of the [...]

Talking Babies

YouTube link. Your task, should you choose to accept it, is to determine what they are talking about. The missing sock? Or something more profound? Via Reddit, where it is speculated that they are Italian (because of all the hand gestures).