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Oddities News Archive - June 25, 2008

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A computer science Ph.D. student can turn his face into a remote control that speeds and slows video playback. The proof-of-concept demonstration is part of a larger project to use automated facial expression recognition to make robots more effective teachers.

Word of the Day
whirret
  • To give a box on the ear to.
The word 'whirret' may be onomatopoeic.