Mefites imagine results as a text-based cat adventure game in the thread for not_on_display's "researchers study cats wearing cameras" post, plus some Mefelines' 24-hr diaries transcribed, and we are introduced to tula's tiny-camera enabled narrative_cat Instagram (!): She's the artist, I curate.
Plant pathologist here: hey, we're working on it! acrasis explains some of the challenges of working with forest tree diseases in Fizz's post on the struggle to fight the catastrophic decimation of the American Chestnut Tree.
Nice storyfilter: In the Metatalktails thread about your best problem-solving moments, johnofjack shares how library research helped a patron in an unexpected way.
We're working on some neat ideas for a project around these materials -- not quite ready for me to link to, but if anyone wants access to the OCR data of the page images, or anything like that, just let me know!
Cool! NYPL Labs' Josh Hadro (who also happens to be Mefi's own Hadroed) shows up in the thread for MonkeyToes' great post about the now digitized "Green Book" travel guide that provided black motorists with peace of mind while they drove through a country where racial segregation was the norm.
MeFi member blahblahblah is an academic researcher that has studied Kickstarter and shares a bunch of really interesting tidbits and statistics about successful campaigns.
Your chances go down 13% if you make a spelling error. [...] 21% of successful projects have female cofounders. Being a woman has no statistical bearing on outcomes...
(you can download the paper this data was based on as well)