Jim Dempsey

Jan. 22, 2010

Facial Recognition

Photo management programs such as Picasa and iPhoto can pick out a snapshot of your cousin Dave from a stack of party pictures -- but what about more complex uses of facial recognition in less controlled situations?

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Strange Fish

Dr. Seuss's McElligot's Pool (1947) features some fantastic fish—ones with pinwheel-like tails, curly noses, long floppy ears, or Kangaroo pouches. The fictional fish do have some truly strange nonfictional cousins, among which are giant oarfish, barreleye fish, and sawfish.

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