Weekend Links: Predictive Cell Towers, Motivation, and Winning at the State Fair

Weekend Links: Predictive Cell Towers, Motivation, and Winning at the State Fair

Some of my favorite reads so far this weekend:
A new kind of cell tower will follow you (and in some cases even anticipate where you’re going) to reduce dropped call volume by 10 percent. (I wonder what this will mean for all those cell towers that look like trees.) – GigaOm

The real reason why you can’t go to the gym. – The Atlantic

After 11 years of work removing water, sediment, skeletons, and even brains, scientists finally unveil a recovered Civil War submarine. Even cooler, this is the submarine that reversed a long believed notion of warfare that ascertained big ships always take down smaller ones. – Yahoo!

Great data visualization: Some of the world’s subway maps at scale – fakeisthenewreal.org

Get that special someone a stuffed animal with these secrets to winning games at the state fair. – The Art of Manliness

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