Here’s some stuff that happened today. As we mentioned yesterday, Nintendo is in a lot of dookie. The troubles continue as Kotaku discovered that digital copies of the popular Super Nintendo game EARTHBOUND were sold out. Digital, ethereal, copies. Go figure. (Update from Kotaku says they restocked. Magically.)
In national news, the GOP race is heating up as a certain Senator from Kentucky who wants to legalize pot has announced he’s running for president. Senator Rand Paul could be considered a more inclusive take on the GOP as he comes from Libertarian roots.
U.S. scientists said they have invented a cheap, long-lasting and flexible battery made of aluminum for use in smartphones that can be charged in as little as one minute.
California is having problems with their water supply as some of you may know. Talks of new desalination plants are in the works, buildings that take sea water and take the salt out making water good for drinking. Which is great because NASA is dealing with rising sea levels at Cape Canaveral in Florida. California residents have been asked to take shorter showers due to the severe drought that show no signs of leaving. Which is great because according to Edward Snowden, that gives the Government less opportunities to see you naked.
How we got to this point: