A backpack drone, already in use by US forces. Not really news per se, since the Ghosts (of Ghost Recon fame) have been using them since 2010 or so, but it’s always cool to see reality catch up.
The best use of image searching technology EVER. Totally frivolous and excellent.
3D printing synthetic human tissue! Baby steps towards exciting and important medical applications for regenerative medicine … restoring damaged organs, replacement skin for burn victims, those sorts of things. Science!
An academic paper on availability cascades; not exactly light reading, but some interesting thoughts on how social dynamics impact public discourse. Or, you know, why when everyone else is talking about Game of Thrones, you feel like you should at least pretend you do too.
Support for saving the A-10 close air support aircraft is growing, which is great because it’s an aircraft literally built around one of the most awe-inspiring weapons ever created AND it was the inspiration for Cobra’s Rattler.