Just Because It's Trending Doesn't Mean It's True

Sensitive Robotic Hand, Human Head Transplant, Non-Empty "Empty" Ink Cartridges

  • by: Maarten Schenk
  • (Mon, 14 Sep 2015 15:50:05 Z)


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  • The Guardian has an article on a new type of prostethic hand that has sensors wired directly into the brain of the wearer, allowing for a simulated sense of touch. Handy!
  • IFLScience reports on Italian neuroscientist Sergio Canavero who announced he will perform the world's first human head transplant in 2017. Let's not get a-head here, but this could be cool...

  • Ars Technica quotes research from printing company Bellevue Fine Art that found expensive Epson printer cartridges that report themselves to be empty often still contain 20% of the ink they came with.

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About the author:

Maarten Schenk is our resident expert on fake news and hoax websites. He likes to go beyond just debunking trending fake news stories and is endlessly fascinated by the dazzling variety of psychological and technical tricks used by the people and networks who intentionally spread made-up things on the internet.  He can often be found at conferences and events about fake news, disinformation and fact checking when he is not in his office in Belgium monitoring and tracking the latest fake article to go viral.

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