Calibri font may expose forged document. 

In news that’s stranger than fiction, the Pakistani Prime Minister and his daughter are in the middle of a scandal called #fontgate because a document she released is dated 2006, but the font wasn’t commercially…

Canada might run out of pot. 

Prime minister Justin Trudeau is legalizing recreational marijuana. This isn’t necessarily easy, because there’s not enough legal pot to go around. His current challenge: getting through a supply crunch to beat down the black market. | learn…

Canada is still weird. 

“Postal deliveries have been suspended in part of a Canadian city after a well-known crow called Canuck attacked a mailman.” | learn more

A dude climbed 3,000 feet without a rope. 

A climb without any rope or safety gear is called a free solo. Alex Honnold has become the first person to do this on Yosemite’s El Capitan wall. It’s being called the most dangerous rope-free climb ever. There’s…

The economics of bank robbery. 

“Bank robberies are great case studies for the economics of crime. They’re premeditated affairs in which a perpetrator has evaluated (consciously or not) the rationality of proceeding. The gains are quantifiable. They also come with…

Folding paper to the moon.

Can you guess how many times you would need to fold a paper in half before it’s thick enough to reach the moon? Remember from last week: humans are bad at non-linear thinking. | learn more