TWIR – Sunday Edition – November 26, 2017

redditlinkThanksgiving Leftovers Baked Casserole

Thanksgiving Leftovers Baked Casserole

Now the original recipe is called Thanksgiving Leftovers: Shepherd’s Pie, but since there is no lamb it wouldnt be called that.  I would most likely be a cottage pie, but Baked Casserole seems to work too.

redditlinkMy Homemade Butterfly Pie

Butterfly Pie

Most of the time to make these you need a machine, but this recipe is how you can easily make these without a machine. Well maybe easy is an overstatement, but these are still pretty tasty.

redditlinkTruffled Potato Gratin

Truffled Potato Gratin

I guess this isnt a fully true gratin since its missing both cheese and breadcrumbs, but its close enough.  This would be more of a Gratin Dauphinois (yes thats a real word).

redditlinkCDPR confirms that Cyberpunk 2077 is a SP only game with no microtransactions

CDPR Confirms Cyberpunk 2077 will have No Microtransactions

They also took a shot at EA by saying they are leaving the greed to others.
CDPD – Cyberpunk 2077

redditlinkEA fired the original creator of PvZ because he refused to make his game a pay to win

EA Fired the Original Creator of PvZ for Not Making it P2W

If you are wondering why the first game was so great, and the second had less than stellar reviews?  Well this might be the reasoning.
DeviantArt – elad3elad

redditlinkStar Wars Battlefront 2 physical sales down 60% on Battlefront 1

Star Wars Battlefront 2 Physical Sales Down 60% on Battlefront 1

35% of all ps4 and xbox sales are digital.  These numbers are for the UK, but show an overall trend downward for the games sales.  Will Disney do something about EA tarnishing the image of Star Wars over this?
Star Wars Battlefront 2

redditlinkWhen thinking in a foreign language, you are less prone to superstition

When Thinking in a Foreign Language, You are Less Prone to Superstition

Researchers state this is because as a child you are likely to believe in superstitious things, so as a an adult your brain goes back to those memories/feelings.  When you learn a new language after the age of 12 you are less likely to associate them with superstitious beliefs.
China Daily

redditlinkThe world's first cloned dog, Snuppy, has been cloned again

The World’s First Cloned Dog, Snuppy, has been Cloned Again

3 out of the 4 clones are perfectly healthy.  Researchers plan on monitoring these clones for multiple years to see if any health problem arise, and if the clones have the same life spans as non cloned animals.
Scientific Reports

redditlinkPixel Buds review

Pixel Buds Review

The pixel buds do not seem to be getting a warm welcome from reviewers and customers alike.  From poor sound quality, to nylon straps that do not support properly, to a charging case with clear design flaws.  Google will need to go back to the drawing board says some reviewers.

redditlinkThe United Nations is considering a possible ban on “killer robots”

The United Nations is Considering a Possible Ban on “Killer Robots”

A big hypothetical question is who is to blame when a robot does warm crimes?  Or when a missile is fired into a hospital?  If the robots are automatically working, then is it the countries fault, the programmers, or the company who created them?
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