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

The weekly newsletter for Fed2
by ibgames

EARTHDATE: March 13, 2016

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In this week’s Fed2 Star: US clocks went forward last night, help us to test FedTerm, deflecting asteroids with a laser, the unexpected mountain on Ceres, Martian vegetables, why macho men like their food spicy, the reasons people do dumb things, a marvellous musical machine, and a video taken inside a bubbling lava lamp. Plus Alan’s tech newsletter, Winding Down.

Official News

Daylight savings starts in the US

FedTerm testing progress, and other problems

Real life news: lasers to zap asteroids

Real life news: Ceres has a mountain

Real life news: growing vegetables on Mars

Real life news: fondness for spicy food linked to testosterone levels

On the web: why stupid people do stupid things

Musical instrument of the week: musical marble machine

Video of the week: diving into a lava lamp

Winding Down