Amusing News Aliquots

Silly samplings from this week's science news. Compiled by Bethany Halford and Lauren Wolf.

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Gummy bears visit ocean depths for science. [Seattle PI]
World's fastest supercomputer breaks its own record, announces that after going to Disney World, it's gonna crush Watson at Jeopardy. [PCWorld]
Want a spot in the Meat Industry Hall of Fame? You’ll have to outdo the fellow who came up with the McRib sandwich. [The Salt]
Average age when scientists do their Nobel Prize-winning work increasing. Fifty apparently IS the new 30. []
What smells of sweat, cabbage, and beef? Why, chocolate, of course. [PBS]
Want to blast away the competition in your next snowball fight? Here’s how. [Metro]
Levi Strauss says freezing your jeans will kill the germs. Experts say otherwise. Who to believe? And how to get into frozen jeans? []
And, hey, we prefer corduroy anyway. Looks like Friday is going to be our day. [Guardian]

Author: Bethany Halford

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