Aw, but I love the science fair! I guess I’m a statistical outlier. I mean, you can’t argue with that graph. (via Geeks Are Sexy)
- Maria von Trapp, the inspiration for The Sound of Music, died at home last Tuesday. She was 99. (via Digital Spy)
- Much digital ink was spilled this past week over Capcom’s upcoming dungeon crawler Deep Down. After initial reports that the playable character roster would exclude female characters due to “the narrative,” producer Kazunori Sugirua clarified that the game had only one (male) playable character. If you’re still in need of catharsis over the general state of playable female characters, Brenna Hillier’s fiery retort to the original report is worth a read.
A paralyzed woman has regained her ability to walk, thanks to a 3D-printed exoskeleton. A 3D. Printed. Exoskeleton. (via Gizmodo)
- DJs, rejoice: The Muppet Movie soundtrack is being re-released (in limited quantities) on vinyl. (via Tough Pigs)
- An Oculus Rift-supported clone of The Legend of Zelda allows the player to journey through Hyrule in first person. The future is now. (via Polygon)
Lovely, yes, but will it keep a traveler on his feet for a day of long labor, even if he be one of the tall men of Minas Tirith? (via That’s Nerdalicious)