ICYMI: Social on 8’s top stories for Wednesday:
- Samsung is trying to compete with Apple with a new water-resistant Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge.
- Researchers at the University of South Hampton are presenting what’s called “5D Memory,” which is data encoded on quartz glass. The memory crystals can hold up to 360 terabytes of information.
- Today is National Cabbage Day! Cabbage comes from the same vegetable family as brussel sprouts and broccoli.
- Sled Legs are strap on sleds that allow you to ride the snow anywhere. They are now raising money on IndieGoGo.
- A family from Massapequa Park, N.Y. is doing everything they can to keep a 14 foot tall snowman they’ve built from melting, including crowd sourcing.
- Astronaut Scott Kelly tweeted out gorgeous views of Earth from the International Space Station.
- Pixie, Rachel Barnhart’s neopolitan mastiff, experienced her first big snowfall ever. The full video, here.