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Sun October 19, 2014
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(BBC-US)
 
 
 
Ancient Scottish fish was the first creature to have sex, but it didn't like to brag. Bonus: named "M. dicki," and it had "bony claspers"
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(Computerworld)
 
 
 
2014 was best year for the tech industry since 2001, which coincidentally was also the last year Microsoft put out a version of Windows that actually worked
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(io9)
 
 
 
Remember Lockheed Martin saying that they can make small-scale nuclear fusion power a reality? Yeah, about that
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(NPR)
 
 
 
Hello Kitty turns 40, starts getting really concerned about weird hair growing out of earlobes, and that gut that just won't go away no matter how hard it exercises
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(Design & Trend)
 
 
 
Suddenly, tiny tornadoes. ON THE SUN
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(Onion AV Club)
 
 
 
Vince Gilligan helped birth great TV about scientists. "At the television science fair, CSI is the homemade volcano; House is testing which appliances have the most bacteria. In walks Breaking Bad with a month's worth of data on phytoremediation"
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(Gizmodo)
 
 
 
What's that, you didn't know there was such a thing as a "badass combine harvester"?
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Sat October 18, 2014
(Yahoo)
 
 
 
"A moment later, he realized he was looking not at a brown, furry mammal, but an enormous, puppy-size spider." (With OH GOD IT'S TOUCHING HIS HAND BURN IT WITH FIRE pics)
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(Boing Boing)
 
 
 
You can pick your nose, you can pick your friends, but you can't pick this lock
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(Chicago Trib)
 
 
 
Childhood obesity dropping in preschool-age kids. Pharmaceutical companies immediately cut production on Flintstones high cholesterol pills
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(BBC-US)
 
 
 
A reusable "space plane" built by the US Air Force has returned after 674 days in orbit - and nobody will say what it was doing up there
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(Popular Mechanics)
 
 
 
Man creates new typewriter that combines the worst of the '70s and the worst of '90s. You've probably never heard of it
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(Mother Nature Network)
 
 
 
If a traditional umbrella just isn't working for you, why not try a battery-powered stick that uses air flow to push falling raindrops away?
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(Computerworld)
 
 
 
Now you may want to sit down for this, but there's apparently fraud in the H1-B visa system. Also, if the feds catch you at it...wait a minute...The feds are catching people at it?
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(Mother Jones)
 
 
 
Geek gamers devastated to find out their geek idols despise them for their macho video game culture, feel "betrayed"
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(io9)
 
 
 
As we learn more about tornadoes and how to predict them, they've devised a new strategy: they're starting to move in swarms
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(Medium)
 
 
 
Sure, dark energy makes the Universe's expansion accelerate, but what exactly is it? At last, a (preliminary) answer
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Fri October 17, 2014
(Network World)
 
 
 
Out, damn Spotify-wannabies, out
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(Iceland Magazine)
 
 
 
Volcanoes are hardly the only natural freakiness in Iceland - when it gets windy enough the waterfalls flow upside-down. With impossible-to-pronounce video goodness
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(The Atlantic)
 
 
 
Toast is not green
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(Toronto Star)
 
 
 
Got $300,000 burning a hole in your pocket? Meet the new Rolls Royce Ghost Series II
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(Short List)
 
 
 
This pair of headphones is so advanced it might as well take the garbage out for you - and by garbage we mean Beats
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(Jalopnik)
 
 
 
Behold the Porsche 919 steering wheel - just a simple combination 24 buttons, 6 paddles, 5 rotary dials, and 1 big screen in the middle
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Thu October 16, 2014
(Modern Farmer)
 
 
 
Why does beer smell so delicious?
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(NBC News)
 
 
 
Saturn's "Death Star" moon has a baffling interior structure, indefensible thermal exhaust port vulnerability
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(The Raw Story)
 
 
 
FBI director warns that new encrypted phones from Apple and Google could make it much harder for law enforcement agencies to listen in on your phone calls and read your e-mail. That's a feature, not a bug, pal
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(Rock Paper Shotgun)
 
 
 
Digital Extremes, makers of The Darkness 2 and Warframe, is now majority owned by a chicken company, and that has unleashed one of the most fowl pun wars that the internet has ever seen
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(Time)
 
 
 
The surprising things your zip code says about you, although the order in which you and your neighbors are to be shipped to FEMA resettlement camps in Idaho when the NAFTA superhighway is pushed through strangely absent
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(Space.com)
 
 
 
This Sunday, comet will fly by Mars with only 87,000 miles of separation, with chances of impacting Mars set at 1:2000 of killing all its dinosaurs off
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(Some Guy)
 
 
 
How to make "living graffiti" by using moss and buttermilk. w/pics of cool examples
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(European Space Agency)
 
 
 
The ESA wants some help naming the landing site for its comet probe. You know what to do Farkers #chulupabatman
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(Dice)
 
 
 
When you build a game titled "Goat Simulator," you're definitely not doing it for the money
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(Christian Science Monitor)
 
 
 
While you were busy watching your neighbor for signs of Ebola, astronauts restored power to the International Space Station, preventing it from spiralling into the sun and causing an explosion that would have destroyed Earth
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(EU Reporter)
 
 
 
EU scientists studying ways of turning food waste into some sort of edible product, apparently unaware that the McRib already did that
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(The Register)
 
 
 
1,500 cores, 6TB of Ram, 38TB of SSD and 120TB of disk space ... that's Cray
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(Metro)
 
 
 
"Dome-shaped UFO spotted above paranormal conference" (pics)
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(The Register)
 
 
 
Prehistoric kangaroo walked on two legs, befriended a cow and turtle. I'm nauseous. I'm nauseous. I'm nauseous
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(Gawker)
 
 
 
Gamergate morons argue with a twitter bot for four hours
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(LBC 97.3)
 
 
 
The Find My iPhone app turns out to be a tremendously useful thing for emergency crews to have when they're looking for your body
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(NBC News)
 
 
 
You know what else looks like Uranus?
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(PCWorld)
 
 
 
Will.i.am releases his own sm.art.watch
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(News-Medical)
 
 
 
Bi-polar Amish Dwarfs? If you thought that was a thing, boy do I have news for you
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(Mirror.co.uk)
 
 
 
Battlestar seen in orbit of Earth from ISS. Had to be a Battlestar: it was too high up for a streetlight
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(Slashdot)
 
 
 
In other news, Drupal had an SQL injection vulnerability in its anti-SQL injection code
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(BBC)
 
 
 
Re-heated pasta is less fattening than fresh pasta. Here comes the science
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Wed October 15, 2014
(I-Mockery)
 
 
 
Remember when cereal boxes actually came with cool toys and offers? Here's a look back at what might be the greatest mail-away cereal item of all time: The Monster Cereals Monster Mansion
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(BBC-US)
 
 
 
World's. Fastest. Car. Period
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(Medium)
 
 
 
Quantum porn news: physicists train quantum computer to spot a '69'
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(Guardian)
 
 
 
Google Glass user treated for internet addiction, smugness intoxication
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(Yahoo)
 
 
 
Hey, so I wonder what those crazy kids at Lockheed's "Skunkworks" have been up to since the SR-71 was retired? Turns out not much, just developing a fusion reactor that "fits on the back of a truck, and could be ready for use in a decade"
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(WJLA Washington DC)
 
 
 
Give your grandparents a big hug: today is National Fossil Day
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(Daily Mail)
 
 
 
New software scans social media photos for facial expressions and company logos and uncovers gems like this: Adidas discovered that 13% of its customers are also Beliebers
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(Scotsman)
 
 
 
Thirty "problem monkeys" being exported from Gibraltar to Scotland, where their unchecked aggression, poo-flinging ability and propensity to bite without warning will allow them to fit right in on a Glasgow Saturday night
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(Science Alert (Australia))
 
 
 
Earth's magnetic field could flip much faster than previously predicted and ... there it goes now ... false alarm
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(Daily Mail)
 
 
 
Potatoes called the "new wonder diet drug," which is probably why the Irish have always looked so healthy
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(Stuff.co.nz)
 
 
 
Coffee, which was bad for your health, then good, then bad, is now once again good for you
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(Fox News)
 
 
 
Is there a curved television in your future? I don't know, is Apple making it? Because their products seem to bend easily
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Tue October 14, 2014
(io9)
 
 
 
In the 20th century we came up with some really far out ideas about how to reinvent the book, here are some of the wackier ones
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(Gizmodo)
 
 
 
What would happen if the 20 biggest U.S. cities were wiped out with nukes? It wouldn't be pretty
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(Gawker)
 
 
 
Collector opens a Magic card worth more than most cars, absolutely flips his shiat
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(Slate)
 
 
 
If you see only one selfie taken 10 miles from the surface of a comet, make it this one
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(BBC)
 
 
 
Scientists say plants absorb more CO2 than thought. Subby says Halloween is a good excuse for a dry ice party
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(Kansas City)
 
 
 
It rains diamonds on Jupiter and Saturn but their surfaces are so hot the gems melt, and other useless information you can live without
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(Boston Globe)
 
 
 
Google Express service to launch in the Boston area, will allow you to order items through the service and have them delivered in less than an hour. But for the love of god, whatever you do, be sure you don't confuse GES and GIS when searching
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(New York Magazine)
 
 
 
Researchers find that rats in the NYC subway are carriers for bacteria that cause food poisoning. Please make sure to thoroughly wash and cook your rats before eating
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(Dallas News)
 
 
 
Top men are watching the boyfriend of the Dallas Ebola nurse, and her little dog too
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(Fox News)
 
 
 
Discovery of ancient storm god cult complex in Israel shows that George W. Bush's hurricane machine wasn't man's first attempt to control the weather
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(NBC News)
 
 
 
Ebola unfriends Mark Zuckerberg
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(Fox News)
 
 
 
Refurbished Large Hadron Collider ready to start again, wipe out earth
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(Huffington Post)
 
 
 
"I see" said the blind man
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(Phys Org2)
 
 
 
World's richest fish habitat turns out to be ... offshore oil platforms
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(Daily Mail)
 
 
 
Storm chaser takes photos of hot wife with thunderstorms, tornadoes and hurricanes as backdrops
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(The Verge)
 
 
 
Hackers decode DRM ... of Keurig K-Cups?
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(Daily Mail)
 
 
 
Binge drinking can alter your genes and is a 'cluster bomb' for health issues. At Fark, we've been dealing with those cluster bombs several times a week for decades
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(Phys Org2)
 
 
 
Researchers synthesize ferromagnetic superconducting compound amenable to chemical modification. Uhhh .... everybody panic?
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(Science Alert (Australia))
 
 
 
Broccoli found to cure autism
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(Daily Express)
 
 
 
"A German documentary being screened on Wednesday night claims the mysterious UFO 'Roswell Incident' in the USA nearly 70 years ago was the result of Nazis, not aliens"
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(Dazed Digital)
 
 
 
The domain ebola.com can be yours for just $150,000
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(TBK Magazine)
 
 
 
Boobies, spaghetti-Os, Rainbow Dash's sexuality, Hugs, and the best sitcom ever
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(News.com.au)
 
 
 
Astronaut Chris Hadfield's stunning new photos of Earth from the International Space Station show that it's really a small world after all
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(Science Magazine)
 
 
 
New lithium-ion batteries carry a feature alerting you when they're going to explode into flames, which is a surprisingly common thing with them
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Mon October 13, 2014
(io9)
 
 
 
Computer art from the '50s and '60s will leave you mesmerized. That or have you looking for a throw-up bag (might be not safe for work)
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(Inventorspot)
 
 
 
First world problem of the day: wondering which wine goes best with bagged popcorn
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(The Raw Story)
 
 
 
Oft-cited 'total asshole' physicist credited in scientific literature is a fake
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(Sneaky Guy)
 
 
 
In an effort to boost efficiency, Windows 10 will come with a keylogger preinstalled
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(Daily Mail)
 
 
 
Primitive 'ebola protection kits' consisting of breathtakingly overpriced boiler suits, sanitisers and safety goggles starting to show up on store shelves in the west
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(Guardian)
 
 
 
"The vast majority of scientific research presented at the AGU conference and others (97% or so) is consistent with the consensus on human-caused global warming. Contrarians don't present science there because they have so little science to present"
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(Phys Org2)
 
 
 
Your bank is making a voiceprint of you every time you call them for the next generation of security software
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(Culture 24 (UK))
 
 
 
A hoard of over 100 early Christian Viking treasures unearthed in Scotland is being hailed as "the biggest in modern times" (pics)
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(Guardian)
 
 
 
Star Wars fans remake The Empire Strikes Back on a budget so low, C3PO is played by a guy in his underwear who was spray-painted gold
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(Metro)
 
 
 
113-year-old Minnesota woman forced to lie about her age to get Facebook account
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(WTSP)
 
 
 
One in four Americans see Ebola as a major U.S. public health threat. The other three are still more frightened by Obamacare
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(NBC News)
 
 
 
Classroom decorations may hinder learning, prevent students from becoming good little drones content to stare at four blank walls each day for the rest of their lives
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(Blastr)
 
 
 
William. Shatner. Interviews. The cast of. Next Generation. At. New York. Comic. Con
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(Deslidefied)
 
 
 
Ten of the most amazing video games that are only playable once
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(Space.com)
 
 
 
A military space plane you didn't know existed is going to land on October 14th after spending nearly two years in orbit
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(Extreme Tech)
 
 
 
Cold fusion discovered. No, seriously. C'mon, it's not like people would just lie about this sort of thing
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(Go ahead, try it)
 
 
 
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(e! Science News)
 
 
 
Fish moving towards north pole at 26km per decade. That's one really slow fish
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(News.com.au)
 
 
 
Here's something that's unforeseen - a giant squid attacking a submarine
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(The Atlantic)
 
 
 
2004: Atheism is the only rational answer, and only feeble-minded people disagree. 2014: Atheism is filled with irrational reasoning, but here's why that's totally okay
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