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The Magic 8-Ball Quiz

Did you ever own a Magic 8-Ball? Inside the ball, there’s a 20-sided die called an icosahedron that displayed one of 20 answers to your questions when it floated into the window. “Yes” is a given, but how many of the other 19 possible answers can you name in ten minutes without pulling your 8-Ball [...]

Schuss-Perfect Software

When you’re trying to figure out where to build your next ski resort, you don’t have to use guesswork to pick the ideal spot — there’s an app for that. Geographers at the University of Delaware have developed a geographical information system (GIS) that can identify the location that would best suit your winter sport needs, [...]