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

The weekly newsletter for Fed2
by ibgames

EARTHDATE: June 14, 2015

Fed2 Star Index

In this week’s Fed2 Star: In this week’s Fed2 Star: You can fiddle with the code to the workbench editors, why I’ve decided to use an ad-blocker, totally black paint makes efficient solar power, fat protects you in heart attacks, a robot arm that lets you drink beer, woman brains herself to as crime cover-up, gadgets to take to a festival, pictures of dwarf planet Ceres, and a picture of the first American to walk in space. Plus Winding Down, Alan’s technical newsletter.

Official News

Workbench editors available as open source code

The necessity of ad-blocking software

Real life news: black, blacker, blackest paint

Real life news: see, I told you being fat was good for you!

Robot arm of the week: prosthetic for beer-drinkers

Dumb criminal of the week: woman hits herself with bowling ball to cover for crime

Gadgets of the week: tech for the festival

Video of the week: orbiting Ceres

Picture of the week: the first US space walk

Winding Down