Hidden Space Object
There is a HUGE hidden heavenly body right here in our solar system. Evidence is mounting that either a brown dwarf star or a gas giant planet is lurking at the outermost reaches of our solar system...far beyond the planet Pluto. According to the British paper The Independent, the object is four times the size of Jupiter. Experts say the presense of such a massive object could explain a barrage of comets from that direction. Via CNN
According to the UK's Bolton News, one man sent a text message to another. The message was supposed to include the word "mutter". Instead the auto-correct software changed the word "mutter" to "nutter". And in some contexts the word "nutter" can be extremely derogatory. Via CNET
You can now fulfill your life long dream of getting married in a McDonalds. According to Reuters, the service was launched in January in Hong Kong. For about $1300, you get an apple pie wedding cake, gifts for your guests, pink invitation cards with golden arches, a pair of balloon wedding rings and a wedding gift. Via McDonalds
On today's Big I we're highlighting the Jeopardy! IBM Challenge that pits humans against a supercomputer. After round 1, IBM Watson is tied with Brad Rutter.
Click here to see the clues from Round 1.
Click here to follow IBM Watson on Facebook.
Click here to follow IBM Watson on Twitter.
Click here to check out the Jeopardy! IBM challenge webpage.
Click here to read the CNN article on Round 1.
Click here to check out the article from WIRED Magazine on Human Brain Computing.
Since the revolt in Egypt began in late January, CNN's Don Lemon has been talking to Egyptian-American journalist and i-Reporter Nancy Mousa. See their conversations through the weeks from the demonstrations to the departure of President Hosni Mubarak.
Looking for love online? Dating website, okcupid.com crunched a lot of data to determine what are the most appealing photos its users feature on their profiles? Like going shirtless, guys? It works, says CEO Sam Yagan, because its shows women there is stuff there to flaunt. Yagan gave CNN's Don Lemon okcupid's other tips to improve online looks and get your dating profile pics noticed for Valentine's Day and beyond.
KKK leader & Confederate Gen. Nathan Bedford Forrest could soon be recognized on a specialty license plate in Mississippi. The NAACP is opposed. The Sons of Confederate Veterans support it. Click here to read up on the story.
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