Buying stock... no seriously.
This is huge.
Physics in a user modifiable environment? The implications are beyond explanation.
Crowd sourced weather models.
Independent disaster review.
Peer-reviewed materials studies.
Mark my words: We are entering an unknown era of human achievement, and maybe Patterns will not be the Holy Grail, but definitely five years from now we'll remember the blocks and triangles as forefathers to a new daily lifestyle we can't even dream of yet.
Except apparently some of us have dreamt of such a future... and what a beauty she is.
I humbly approve highly of this venture.
Now if Linden + Mojang = ??? could happen... whoa nelly.
I think even Chuck Norris would retire.