Tonight on GeekNights, we consider learning languages, and touch ever-so-briefly on the Sapir–Whorf hypothesis. In the news, vaccine research and production should be nationalized, Youtube "Shorts" compete with TikTok, Twitter adds tips and removes crops, and New York has its 2021 Michelin Stars.
Tonight on GeekNights, we consider pets. In the news, France (rightly) bans flights that could be made by train, New York's water tunnel number 3 is almost complete, and Hank Azaria apologized for playing Apu on The Simpsons.
Tonight on GeekNights, we consider scarcity. (NFTs are a scam). In the news, Rym had some Water in the Ceiling, Joe Biden moves to regulate guns (with a mass shooting the very same day), the Super Mario Bros. world record was beaten with a 4:54.948, and The Louvre Has Digitized 482,000 Artworks
Tonight on GeekNights, we consider solitaire puzzles. Puzzle books, puzzles, etc... In the news, the Suez Canal is currently blocked, Brood X is coming and there will be billions of them, and New York joins the world of legal weed.
Tonight on GeekNights, we consider the seasons of life. Spring cleaning, gaming season, convention season, etc... In the news, Spotify and Kakao stop fighting (for now), there are a lot of vaccination jobs out there, the Democratic Party passed one of the most transformative pieces of legislation in modern American history (since the Affordable Care Act), and legendary establishment Jing Fong is another victim of COVID and Capitalism.
Tonight on the GeekNights Lounge, we consider leftovers. Food left over from cooking and/or restaurants. In the news, the megathread around bullying accusations against K-Pop idols continues, the incremental cost of such things remains near zero, and the only unconfirmed element of Dyatlov Pass has been plausibly resolved,
Tonight on GeekNights, we consider the concept of calendars. There was a time when people had physical ones made of paper. Weird right? In the news, Scott's sort of into Rubik's Cubes, you should honestly watch the impeachment of Donald Trump, hackers used TeamViewer to attempt the poisoning of an entire Florida town, Gina Carano is rightly dropped from Star Wars, and New York is killing people by allowing sports to have live audiences.