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Sun August 16, 2015
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(T3)
 
 
 
Britain set to test smart roads that charge electric cars
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(Yahoo)
 
 
 
Spanish woman takes a picture of police car parked in a handicapped spot and posts it to social media with the caption "park where you want, you won't get fined". Police promptly fine her $900 for "impugning their honor"
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(The New York Times)
 
 
 
Want to eat a Paleo Diet just like your hominin ancestors did? Start by eating some carbs. In unrelated news Homo erectus did not eat what some bozo on cable TV claimed Australopithecus sediba ate
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(Game Politics)
 
 
 
The first debate between gamers and feminists on the subject of ethics in gaming journalism gets a bomb threat because of course it does
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(Mental Floss)
 
 
 
"We've long used music to tell stories-now we also use music to explain science. In fact, a whole new related genre has arisen: the science music video, which brings accessible, fun, musically enriched science to a wide audience"
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(Gizmag)
 
 
 
First they say weed will give you the munchies, now they say it'll take away the munchies. Duuuude, make up your mind
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(UPI)
 
 
 
"I learned it from you, Dad. I LEARNED IT FROM YOU"
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(TechRadar)
 
 
 
Happy birthday Internet Explorer, happy 20th birthday to yoooooouuuuu
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(News.com.au)
 
 
 
Most people relate Patagonia to warm puffy jackets, not cowboys, glacial caves and majestic sunsets. Here are 13 reasons why you should visit one of the most mysterious places on the planet
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(Yibada)
 
 
 
750 horsepower. 0 to 100 km/h in 2.9 seconds. Top speed "somewhere over 350 km/h". Behold the new Lamborghini Aventador LP750-4 SV Roadster
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(Vice)
 
 
 
"In a nearly gravity-free environment the tiniest micron-scale flecks of matter undergo interactions mimicking the orbital relationships of the largest planets. This offers crucial insights into large-structure formation in the interstellar medium"
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(Daily Rogers)
 
 
 
Study says the magnetic pole was activated underneath the Core of the Earth in the African Region
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(Newser)
 
 
 
If the ape at the zoo calmly tells you to mind your own business, don't say you weren't warned
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(Vox)
 
 
 
Nerf is preparing children for the apocalypse
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Sat August 15, 2015
(Metro)
 
 
 
It turns out the Greenwich Meridian Line is in the wrong place. "Zulu, get us out of here"
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(Mirror.co.uk)
 
 
 
The ability to spot a psychopath could be as easy as simply yawning at them
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(WTKR)
 
 
 
Lead plane from the D-Day invasion rescued from the boneyard. Complete with Hulk Hogan-esque quote painted on the nose
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(Forbes)
 
 
 
Want to build a real-life Death Star? One simple trick to destroying an Alderaan-like planet
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(From Quarks to Quasars)
 
 
 
Evolution 101: no, an octopus is not an alien
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(Slashdot)
 
 
 
Oracle blames Google for destroying the market for Java
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(Vice)
 
 
 
By 2100, the Earth will have an entirely different ocean. Get ready to enjoy your hotter, higher, trashier and fish-free waters of the future
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(Boing Boing)
 
 
 
Finally, what the world really needed - a chemistry set that hasn't had all the cool shiat nannied out of it
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Fri August 14, 2015
(Guardian)
 
 
 
Google, Tesla, and Apple are all building self-driving cars. The ensuing patent battles should see our first self driving car delivered some time in 2040
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(Mental Floss)
 
 
 
This just in from the Romero Institute for the Bleedingly Obvious: Solitaire and Minesweeper weren't meant to be just games
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(Disclose.tv)
 
 
 
Now, don't panic or anything, but scientists think that "aliens" have been on Earth for millions of years and are still living among us. Although, you might know them by the more common name of...octopus
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(C|Net)
 
 
 
Guy wears a Ghostbusters uniform for an entire week and almost no one notices. Who ya gonna call? A publicist
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(MIT Technology Review)
 
 
 
Injecting human DNA into nonhuman organisms may be nothing new, but now scientists are doing it to pigs instead of sheep to create new livers for Farkers
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(Science Daily)
 
 
 
NARF
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(Washington Post)
 
 
 
The British Museum is livetweeting a dramatic reading of the Iliad right now and it is wonderful
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(CBC)
 
 
 
El Nino this year could be a record-breaker and it's already been nicknamed 'Bruce Lee'
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(Science Daily)
 
 
 
"Lack of ultimate meaning in life" associated with alcohol abuse, drug addiction, mental illness, inordinate number of Fark greenlights
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(Stuff.co.nz)
 
 
 
What's got eight legs and is right behind you? If you're a shrimp, then you better hope it's not this guy
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(Is There Any Deal)
 
 
 
Crack open a cold one and hide your wallet... It's the weekly Friday Fark gaming thread. What are you playing? Are you trying to knock games off your "Never Finished" list? Subby just (finally) finished Kings Quest I
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(Washington Post)
 
 
 
Facebook rewards Harvard intern who exposed serious security flaw in its Messenger app by rescinding his internship because his actions didn't meet their "high ethical standards"
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(IFL Science)
 
 
 
In this house, we obey the laws of thermoDYNAMICS
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(TechRadar)
 
 
 
Killing robots causes them to evolve faster, gives them reason to hate humanity
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(The Register)
 
 
 
Samsung unveils 15TB SSD drive, cat video sorting software
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(Reuters)
 
 
 
Stanford scientists make painkilling breakthrough, use bioengineered baker's yeast instead of poppies to make opioids. Take genes from one brown rat, three different poppies, goldthread, Pseudomonas putida, put 'em all together, and voila
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(USA Today)
 
 
 
Godzilla weather pattern may hit California this fall. Experts believe the only thing that may stop it is an opposing Mothra or Megalon weather pattern
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(Medium)
 
 
 
Those stars in the sky aren't as white as they appear. Not only that, but their colors change as they age, sometimes from blue to red to blue and back again
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(EurekAlert)
 
 
 
Neuroscientists have discovered how an animal's biological clock wakes it up in the morning and puts it to sleep at night
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Thu August 13, 2015
(Abc.net.au)
 
 
 
One of these isn't Australian slang, A: Hit the Turps, B: Drink with the flies, or C: An ear on your arm
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(Rocketnews 24)
 
 
 
Musical genius with mad skills reproduces Super Mario Bros. 3 music and sound effects with old-school instruments
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(Guardian)
 
 
 
Pining for the Fjords? No; this African parrot is pining for its own identity
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(Mirror.co.uk)
 
 
 
There's a reason the word 'lunacy' was derived from 'lunar'
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(Time)
 
 
 
New study says that frozen eggs have a lower live birth rate than fresh eggs. Which is probably why you just don't see that many Eskimos around anymore
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(Guardian)
 
 
 
Siri, what does the woman who supplies your voice look like?
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(CBS Atlanta)
 
 
 
Study finds smart people live longer. Unfortunately, dumb people still live past breeding age
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(BBC-US)
 
 
 
Women make up just 20 percent of all traffic fatalities, 99 percent of all bad-driver jokes
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(Tech Times)
 
 
 
Breakthrough in motion-capture pushes researchers past the uncanny valley
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(Phys Org2)
 
 
 
Oceanographers solve mystery of beach explosion, say it wasn't bad clams
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(Mirror.co.uk)
 
 
 
What happens to your body 24 hours after drinking Red Bull? Well, nothing good for starters
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(Washington Post)
 
 
 
You don't see fish complaining about how global warming is melting Antarctica
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(Phys Org2)
 
 
 
New diamond laser 20 times more powerful, bringing giant Jiffy Pops one step closer to reality
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(Wired)
 
 
 
"The way we measure earthquakes now is stupid"
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(Vice)
 
 
 
"Is it feasible to build permanent communities under the seas? And what would be the advantage of leaving the comfort of land for underwater shelters in the first place?"
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(Some Guy)
 
 
 
This is how you can check who's buying fake followers on Twitter
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(Action A Go-Go)
 
 
 
You can now vote for which Xbox 360 games can be backwards compatible on Xbox One. Now go, mighty Farker, and resurect Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon from video game obsolesence
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(MSN)
 
 
 
Our beaches are disappearing because of climate change. EVERYBODY PANIC
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(USA Today)
 
 
 
William Shatner to headline first official Star Trek cruise, though is reportedly a bit leery of the situation considering what happened last time he took a ship on its first cruise
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Wed August 12, 2015
(ZDNet)
 
 
 
DISPLAY "COBOL IS 56 YEARS OLD. WOULD YOU LIKE TO KILL IT?" ACCEPT ShouldCobolDie. DISPLAY "You have chosen to Keep Cobol. Will ask again in 2038" STOP RUN
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(The New York Times)
 
 
 
We can all agree that vertical videos deprive us of important peripheral cues and are antithetical to how our horizontal field of vision works right? Well, tough luck: the unwashed masses have spoken
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(News.com.au)
 
 
 
Researchers claim Tasmanian devils could be solution to Australia's feral cat problem. GRRACKTHBPPPUTHAW
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(Scientific American)
 
 
 
Nail biting may arise from perfectionism. Here comes the behavioural psychology
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(Vocativ)
 
 
 
Most Americans still think genetically modified foods are dangerous in latest proof that most Americans are idiots
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(Gamespot)
 
 
 
"Really, honey, I was just looking for Fallout 4 videos"
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(The Verge)
 
 
 
"I had exactly four seconds to hot up the disintegrator and Google had told me it wasn't enough." ← Novelist Raymond Chandler, 1953
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(EurekAlert)
 
 
 
The reason so many ancient dogs went extinct? Ancient cats killed them
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(The Epoch Times)
 
 
 
Why a calorie is not a calorie. Stay tuned for tomorrow's story where a calorie is a calorie
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(Daily Dot)
 
 
 
If the British build a $2.9 billion replica of Minas Tirith will the people stop on their way to Mordor?
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(The Noobist)
 
 
 
Video games age like fine wines, but developers have aged like smelly, moldy cheese
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(Phys Org2)
 
 
 
Smallest supermassive black hole ever discovered
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(The Noobist)
 
 
 
Fark med school or law school. Nerd runs the numbers, decides gaming is the better career move
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(Phys Org2)
 
 
 
An unexpected consequence of global warming: wild boars are everywhere
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(Daily Mail)
 
 
 
The world's most polluted cities and countries have been revealed in a staggering map built by data experts. See how filthy your city is
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(Stuff.co.nz)
 
 
 
So, how is last week's new update to Windows 10 going? Don't ask
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(UPI)
 
 
 
Though the opera performer sang through his own brain surgery, the tenor of the theater remained professional
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(Alaska Dispatch News)
 
 
 
Have you ever seen a polar bear's hair ... on weed?
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(Some Guy)
 
 
 
Couple creates comic book that takes a "fun approach to teach everything about menstruation". Marvel and DC fans say they already know too well the dread and pain of their monthlies
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(Guardian)
 
 
 
If you've waited 30 years to retile your bathroom in convex pentagons, today's your lucky day
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(Mother Nature Network)
 
 
 
An article explaining the best way to view tonight's Perseid meteor shower. Or you could just go out back and look up
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(Mother Nature Network)
 
 
 
When robots take over the world there will be holidays celebrating Gakutensoku, Al-Jazari's robot band, and the Spinning Mule
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(Daily Mail)
 
 
 
Butter, which was bad for you, then okay, then bad again, is now to be savored. Apparently there's quite a margarine for error
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(Gizmodo)
 
 
 
When it comes to fighting the drought, the LA Reservoir has a lot of balls
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(Engadget)
 
 
 
Verizon tests new fiber Internet speeds that you'll never be able to get at home
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Tue August 11, 2015
(io9)
 
 
 
If you suffer from foot orgasm syndrome, step forward
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(Man's Life)
 
 
 
What happens when you ask IBM's Watson to analyze the personalities of Donald Trump, Gary Busey and Kanye West through their words? We learn that computers can cry real tears
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(Inventorspot)
 
 
 
Banana Cheetos are one in a minion
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(Washington Post)
 
 
 
Do you live in Florida, Iowa, Wisconsin, Minnesota, or North Dakota? Good news. No earthquakes for you, like ever
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(Upworthy)
 
 
 
We warned you deniers about climate change, and you didn't listen. But now your beer's at risk. Maybe you'll listen now
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(Metro)
 
 
 
Ain't that a kick in the head? Why yes, in fact, it's a new world record for kicking yourself in the head the most times in 60 seconds
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(ZDNet)
 
 
 
Customer: We thought you might want to know your product has a glitch. Oracle: STFU & GTFO
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(Discovery)
 
 
 
Much like Hollywood, as the universe ages, its stars are putting out less
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(WTKR)
 
 
 
George Washington passes a record amount of gas
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(Action A Go-Go)
 
 
 
Behold the mighty power of tiny Magneto. He is here to cleanse humanity, play with your pocket change, take some serious naps
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(MSN)
 
 
 
A startup company blew up overnight and put 400 people out of work via email without any warning
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(Christian Science Monitor)
 
 
 
Chris Rock can kill you over the internet
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(Fkn Brilliant)
 
 
 
Nothing screams 'Steal my lunch money' quite like a bike helmet with built-in indicator lights on both sides
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(TreeHugger)
 
 
 
For the first time ever, astronauts ate a salad using lettuce grown in space. They topped it with buttermilky way dressing
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(NextGov)
 
 
 
NASA, SyFy exploring link between electromagnetic pulses and earthquakes
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Mon August 10, 2015
(Metro)
 
 
 
Dentist training mannequins are the stuff of nightmares
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(Entrepreneur)
 
 
 
ABCDEFGoogle
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(Huffington Post)
 
 
 
Men masturbated for science, and here's what came of it
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(BBC-US)
 
 
 
"I'm a professional cyberstalker. Here's my headshot so you'll know it's really me"
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(The Register)
 
 
 
Yahoo reclaims iconic billboard in an attempt to relive the glory days when they were relevant
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(The Register)
 
 
 
There are little black spots on the sun today, 18% less than yesterday
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(The New York Times)
 
 
 
Adobe [Blocked element] upset that users [Load Flash] are blocking ads [full page fly-out]
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(Alternatewars.com)
 
 
 
Before they were dropped: photos of the atomic bombs
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(Medical Xpress)
 
 
 
New study says out-of-home activities may promote older persons' physical activity, kill "Matlock" residuals. Jessica Fletcher says more research needed
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(Medium)
 
 
 
The most insane views of Mars from Curiosity... like being on the most terrifying beach ever
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(Society for Science)
 
 
 
How 'brain-eating' amoebas kill, in case you wanted to put your mind to the problem
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(BBC-US)
 
 
 
Venezuela is the most electric place on earth
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(Daily Dot)
 
 
 
Six Windows 10 features that Mac users wish they had. Suck it, Mac fanboys
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(Phys Org2)
 
 
 
In case you didn't notice, Japan is restarting its monster homing beacons
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(The News & Observer (NC))
 
 
 
New fish discovered in Gulf of Mexico that lives in the lightless depths only visible in your nightmares
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(NPR)
 
 
 
Apparently, there is an online community that enjoys viewing uploaded videos of felines performing mundane tasks. Has anyone else seen, or heard of this? It's only about 1% of all online content, so I'm guessing it's pretty much unknown
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