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Stop the presses! Physicists at the National Institute of Standards and Technology have made a new measurement of Planck's constant to a highly accurate degree. It's the latest step toward improving the official definition of the kilogram, the unit of mass that underpins our entire international system of weights and measures.
Jaws might not be as terrifying as it was when it was first released in 1975, but you have to give director Steven Spielberg and the rest of the movie's cast and crew credit for what they collectively concocted without cutting-edge CG. Even this surprisingly informative clip from Honest Trailers admits the film's strengths more than make up for its (few) weaknesses.
On today's episode of weird and wonderful weapons, we're going to look at the marshmallow crossbow from the Vancouver-based Litchfield. Why anyone would want such a device is beyond me, but there must have been some inkling of a market for it to be a thing.