Fed2 Star - the newsletter for the space trading game Federation 2

The weekly newsletter for Fed2
by ibgames

EARTHDATE: September 28, 2014

Fed2 Star Index

In this week’s Fed2 Star: another computer game written by Alan, the Ig Nobel prizes, US and India send new probes to Mars, Rosetta’s lander has its target, a dog with an amazing appetite, stop working to be productive, robots that fold themselves, a desk that turns you into a rodent and an amazing video of dancing lampshades . Plus Alan’s technical column Winding Down.

Official News

Alan's ancient wargame

Slippery bananas, psychopathic night owls, bacon to cure noseblleds: the Ig Nobel prize results

Mars welcomes two new probes

Rosetta's landing site has been decided

Real life news: science says you should take 17 minute breaks from work

Real life news: now we know where the lost socks go

Robots of the week: folding origami bots

Desk of the week: the hamster wheel

Video of the week: dancing lampshades

Winding Down