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I wouldn't be surprised if a few of you already know about this link but for the rest of you there's a huge variety of topics to be found so I hope you'll find the time to check it out.
Chronostasis (from Greek χρόνος, chrónos, "time" and στάσις, stásis, "standing") is a type of temporal illusion in which the first impression following the introduction of a new event or task demand to the brain appears to be extended in time. For example, chronostasis temporarily occurs when fixating on a target stimulus, immediately following a saccade (e.g., quick eye movement). This elicits an overestimation in the temporal duration for which that target stimulus (i.e., postsaccadic stimulus) was perceived. This effect can extend apparent durations by up to 500 ms and is consistent with the idea that the visual system models events prior to perception.
originally posted by: gottaknow
As for Today I Learned, I anticipated a little more from that than I got. Was disappointed by what appear to be ads or specific political/societal hooks within the listings such as "TIL there is a proposal to allow for the free movement of people between Canada, the U.K., New Zealand and Australia, which in a poll of 67,000 people, over 90% were in favor of" and "TIL that more than 1,000 experts, including Stephen Hawking, Elon Musk and Steve Wozniak, have signed an open letter urging a global ban on AI weapons systems"
originally posted by: stormcell
Akinator got "The Terminator" and "Marilyn Monroe" correctly. Didn't get "Dalek". "Borg" came back as "Boris the Animal". Assuming there's around 1 million famous people, each question could reduce the choice by 50% to 10%. Male/Female, starred in a movie, uses a gun, kills people, good guy/bad guy, is a robot, wears a white dress, is alive/dead, is a real character, originally from a book/movie/comic, it would only take a handful of questions to ask. But determining the best question to ask is the hard part.