It's a device called a Platform Terminal Transmitter (PTT) and it tracks the bird's location using satellites. It's a pretty cool new technology for monitoring bird migrations. » 11/30/14 12:19pm 11/30/14 12:19pm

This is the answer we came up with, too. Because the logician didn't instantly know the answer after the second clue, it had to be one of the sum=13 combinations. There's only one of those that has an "oldest child", so it's the 2, 2, 9 combination of ages. » 10/26/14 12:58pm 10/26/14 12:58pm

"Other scientists have conversely argued that the universe is freakishly biophilic — that the laws of nature appear to be geared towards making life. Some even suggest that this is the ultimate purpose of the universe — that it's fine-tuned to spawn biological organisms (the so-calledbiocosm hypothesis)." » 4/18/14 11:40am 4/18/14 11:40am

Regarding Draft Day: most movies have a wikipedia synopsis within a day or two of them coming out. Draft Day still has nothing more than a one-sentence plot line. I'm thinking the most likely explanation is that the people who went to see it were either a) too drunk to remember plot points or b) too technologically… » 4/15/14 3:41pm 4/15/14 3:41pm