Sunday, February 25, 2007

The wisdom of crowds -- and its limitations

Danger Room reports on the new online activity of guessing what "mystery weapons" are. These weapons have been found in Iraq by Michael Yon, an online journalist. Danger Room reports:

In either case, the mystery weapon generated an Internet craze of increasingly outlandish explanations (my personal favorite being a laser weapon -- a technology that even the U.S. has yet to master).

Danger Room also reports that another object is making the rounds, a "greenish orb." The accompanying picture is -- well, let me throw my own suggestion in -- the Locnar.

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