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Green Party candidate Dr. Jill Stein went where no other presidential nominee has dared to go Sunday, when she realized a statement three months after the death of beloved gorilla and current meme, Harambe.Read more...

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Whether you’re a wind enthusiast, a cartography connoisseur or just a bored person online, Windyty is a website you’ll likely have a good time messing around with.Read more...

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One year ago, six volunteers—an astrobiologist, a physicist, a pilot, an architect, a journalist, and a soil scientist — entered a 36-by-20 foot dome , located near a barren volcano in Hawaii, to simulate what living conditions would be like on Mars. Today they re-emerged from their year-long isolation.Read more...

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It’s a cautionary tale and it’s one about letting the tech you love go. And not climbing into literal shit holes.Read more...

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Walt Disney World, Universal Orlando, and SeaWorld Florida have all put up signs about mosquito prevention efforts today. The Florida theme parks will also start offering free mosquito repellant to any visitors who ask for it. But curiously you won’t find the one word that matters on any of the signs or handouts: Zika.Read more...

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We’ve never seen Jupiter quite like this. NASA’s Juno spacecraft flew closer to the giant planet than any spacecraft ever, revealing stunning images and gathering detailed information about the planet for NASA scientists.Read more...

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A 28-year-old Hungarian construction worker was killed on the set of the untitled Blade Runner sequel, after the set he was taking apart collapsed.Read more...

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It doesn’t take long to learn the swipes and taps you need to get around your iPhone . Its intuitiveness is a major selling point, but there are some lesser-known gestures that aren’t immediately obvious that can be useful too. Here are 14 gestures you can use on your iPhone that you might not know about.Read more...

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Dylan Jones came up with a hugely inventive skate trick where he’s able to get his board to 360 degrees horizontally around a rail. Enthusiasts online are likening the new trick to the bizarre stunts pulled off by skateboarding greats like Rodney Mullen and Gou Miyagi. Read more...

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The Federal Bureau of Investigation executed a search warrant on the home of Manuel Alfaro, former executive director of assessment design and development at the College Board, which develops the SAT, an aptitude test for college bound high schoolers, according to a report by Reuters.Read more...

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In May 2013, a bridge spanning the Skagit River along Interstate 5 in Washington state catastrophically collapsed, after an oversized trailer clipped one of the bridge’s cross beams. A new analysis by engineers at the University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign confirms the many factors that contributed to the collapse, and offers recommendations for how to prevent similar failures in the future. Read more...

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Hillary Clinton has yet to offer a definitive policy stance on strong end-to-end encryption, the mathematical algorithms that protect our data, instant messages, and web browsing. Instead of calling for a ban on government mandated encryption backdoors, something computer security experts have universally urged, she’s taken a backseat, supporting a hand waving “encryption commission .” Read more...

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Unlike the gorilla himself, the Harambe meme simply will not die.Read more...

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You forgot to buy milk. Naturally, it’s all the big bang’s fault.Read more...

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The queen of shitty robots is back, apparently, with a hankering for a peanut butter sandwich. Read more...

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Climb aboard kids—it’s time to tune in, drop out, and have your mind expanded. Read more...

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NBC News has a new article about Donald Trump’s doctor of 35 years, Dr. Harold Bornstein—the guy who claimed that Trump, if elected, would be “the healthiest individual ever elected to the presidency.” The dude looks like a character from a bad 70s porno flick, but Deadspin’s Tim Burke spotted something weirder: Dr. Bornstein is using Windows XP.Read more...

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While we laud ride-hailing services like Uber and Lyft for making it easier to get home from the pub, we sometimes forget about the drivers. With drivers of varying levels of experience often trying to use apps for multiple services in the car, New York City crashes have increased with the rise of the apps. Read more...

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According to a new report, Spotify really hates artist exclusives so much that it’s penalizing acts that put their jams on Apple Music first.Read more...

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Today, Facebook announced that human curators will no longer write short descriptions that accompany trending topics on the site. Instead, the company will rely on an algorithmic process to “pull excerpts directly from stories.” The company also said it will stop using human curators to sort through the news.Read more...

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Jalopnik I Can’t Stop Reading These Horrible Reviews Of The Ten Lowest Rated Cars On Amazon | io9 Your First Look at Lumière and Cogsworth in Disney’s Beauty and the Beast Remake (UPDATE) | Kotaku Kingsglaive: Final Fantasy XV: The Kotaku Review | Lifehacker Your Dog Might Not Want a Hug, Here’s How to Tell |Read more...

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After creating a near-perfect functional replica of Captain America’s iconic shield, YouTube personality the Hacksmith is trying to build his own flying Iron Man suit. To test a couple of compact jet engines the suit will rely on, he strapped them to his waist, hopped on a longboard, and lived every 10-year-old’s wildest fantasy.Read more...

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Twitter has spent an entire year working on a common sense tool that would help users protect themselves from harassment and abuse, according to Bloomberg. So where is it?Read more...

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The biggest name in online retail is looking to get into the car business. When it comes to online shopping there is no greater juggernaut than Amazon.com. Wouldn’t it be great to buy car, just like you buy anything esle? That’s not likely to happen in the near future.Read more...

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Okay, it’s probably hell if you actually tried it. Alex Gorosh visited 13 museums in London, saw more than 140,000 works of art, and walked more than 22 miles in one day in an attempt to see all the art there is to see in London. He didn’t even see more than 1 percent of the art in the city. That’s because London has 92 museums and more than 20 million works of art. Read more...

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