It was a big week in science. Physicists at the Large Hadron Collider say they may have found the “God particle,” and one computer scientist came up with a new way of finding:
B. The meaning of life
C. Someone to kiss on New Year’s Eve
D. His one missing sock
(A) In a write-up on stackoverflow.com, a computer scientist used the imaging software Mathematica to come up with an algorithm that can find Waldo in any image. This development will have serious implications for United States surveillance operations if terrorists ever start wearing stripy sweaters and red stocking caps.