Reading While Eating for November 14: High-Tech Highlights

Read up on Wikipedia's reach and Google's secret robot labs.

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The Michigan State Spartans face off against the North Carolina Tar Heels at the NCAA Carrier Classic men's college basketball game on the deck of the aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson in Coronado, Calif.

Top Secret: The New York Times found out about Google’s clandestine lab, Google X, and it sounds straight out of a sci-fi novel. Robots everywhere. (New York Times)

His and Hers: Speaking of Google, a new Chrome extension reverses gendered words on the Internet. We’d like to try it, and then download an e-book of Men are from Mars, Women are from Venus. (Flavorwire)

Worldwide Wiki: These stunning photos show the world of Wikipedia, mapped across the globe. (Guardian)

Higher Ed: As the Penn State scandal begins to settle, a question is raised: Do colleges have too much power in America? (TIME)

On the Rocks: How do you know when you’ve really made it in the world? When you have a drink named after you. (LIFE)

Before Fame: Watch an early commercial for a Nebraska bank, starring Stephen Colbert. Hey, everyone has to start somewhere. (The Daily What)

Scary Funny: Liam Neeson proves he’s great at comedy by being terrible at comedy. Or something. Our heads are spinning. (Best Week Ever)