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Meet Ram. It rams things it doesn't like. Meet Drone. It buzzes around and films things it sometimes shouldn't. Ram meet drone. Ram rams drone. Ram chases down photographer who tries to save drone. Ram is like celebrities who freak out on the paparazzi for getting too close. Celebrities are just like us. Ram is us.Read more...

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There are still too many unknowns about the hack that launched a thousand (well, a dozen or so) celeb nudes over the weekend; how it happened , what's being done to keep it from happening again. But one thing has become more clear than ever: the need for a "private photo" mode on your smartphone.Read more...

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The jiggles, man. Ryan Matthew Smith filmed Jell-O bouncing in super slow motion and it's weirdly fun to watch. Mostly because anything in slow motion is fun to watch but also because something as alien and flubber-esque and globby looking as Jell-O is just spectacular at bouncing.Read more...

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Green stuff is going to grow towards the sun. When your at-home plants start edging their way to the window, it's a good idea to rotate them once-a-week-ish to keep leaves, stems, and tendrils from becoming crazy lopsided. These lovely Voltasol pots are angled at the bottom into a gentle point, making for a quick and easy whirl around to face the rays.Read more...

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Milan Vuckovic mashed up two things most humans love by re-imagining Game of Thrones' opening credits in the style of Saul Bass, the master of the title sequence. It's like if Game of Thrones existed in the 60s.Read more...

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Today, all around the country, kids are headed back to school—some facing, for the first time, the cruel hierarchy of high school hallways. In solidarity with America's teens, let's all head back to that place with Dazed and Confused. Alright, alright, alright. Read more...

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Make all the "Dear Friend" email scam jokes that you want—Nigeria now has one of the most sophisticated government-issued ID systems in the world. A new nationwide card that rolls out this week collects biometric information to prevent fraud and includes a debit card feature backed by MasterCard.Read more...

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Moby has gotten so good at doing so many other things— campaigning for politicians, advocating for animals, blogging about architecture—that you might have almost forgotten that he still makes music. His newest video, "The Last Day," is out today, should you need a reminder.Read more...

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You can recognize these shots even if you only saw them for a second. Because they've been spoofed and parodied, referenced and homaged, spliced into our brains through pop culture, recreated in conversation so many times that these iconic shots are what we'll remember even when we forget everything else.Read more...

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By now you've heard about the massive cache of nude photos that internet scumbags stole from a number of female celebrities. Now, researchers are learning more about how the perv-hackers may have done it: using a password-cracking software designed for police, but available online to anyone who seeks it. Read more...

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1999 JU3: It doesn't sound like a very noteworthy name. It's just one of more than 5,000 Apollo-class asteroids. But 1999 JU3 could become a household name if Japan succeeds in mining it—a mission that JAXA has struggled with for decades, often disastrously. And on Sunday, it revealed the probe that could redeem it. Read more...

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I've seen many dash cam videos is my life but this one is so surreal, so unexpected and so hilarious that it's already one of my favorites, even if it's fake. Think of it as a movie and enjoy.Read more...

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It only requires assembling a single piece of Ikea furniture to realize why an electric screwdriver is a worthwhile investment. So if you're in the market for one, Black+Decker's new 4V MAX Lithium Pivot Screwdriver could be a great choice for the sole reason that you can charge it from the same USB adapters you use to top off your smartphone or tablet.Read more...

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The mid-1910s saw an explosion of people driving unlicensed cabs. They were called jitneys (slang for a nickel, which was also what they typically cost) and cities across the U.S. scrambled to regulate them. Read more...

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E. coli is an exceedingly common bacteria that lives in many places including your very own gut. It's also a favorite organism for synthetic biologists looking to engineer useful microbes. By inserting just a few genes in E. coli, scientists have found they can coax the bacterium into making ready-to-use propane. Read more...

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One year ago, tech writer Mat Honan wrote a blockbuster story for Wired, describing how a child got into his iCloud account and briefly ruined his life. You may have heard that the same thing recently happened to some very famous women , almost certainly using the same method. Apple is making it easy for you to be next.Read more...

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Prepara has managed to miniaturize the handheld electric mixer your parents used by eliminating one of the spinning metal whisks and swapping the power cord for a set of four AAA batteries. Not only is it lighter and easier to use, it will also free up a bunch of drawer space.Read more...

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Deadspin The Most Compelling Athlete In America Right Now Is Here To Play Chess | Jalopnik The Ten Worst Track Day Idiots Caught On Camera | Jezebel I Was the Weirdest Person at BronyCon 2014 | Lifehacker The Best Things to Buy in September | Kinja Popular Posts Read more...

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This picture does not show an electric car charging in 1905. It's fourteen years off, but that's just the start of things.Read more...

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During my tour of LA's sewers , I was consistently amazed by how little I knew about what went on in the drains and pipes beneath my feet. I asked Kent Carlson, the city's sewer and stormwater field operations manager, to stop by and shoot the shit.Read more...

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I'll be perfectly honest with you. I didn't really like the design of the new World Trade Center, when it first won approval. It seemed basic. But I watched it rise , and I saw it start to shine, catching reflections of the surrounding downtown skyscrapers. I realized I'd missed something early on.Read more...

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When it comes to fancy designer desks, apparently storage space and drawers are completely passé. After all, do you really need a place to stash a stapler when your work surface appears to magically float over a pair of cities full of towering skyscraper? No, you don't.Read more...

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We all know we should recycle our electronics, but we don't really know what happens after we drop them off at the e-waste center. So filmmaker Alex Gorosh followed his old iPhones, all the way to Agbogbloshie, Ghana, the largest electronics dump in the world. It's a place so dirty and dangerous it's nicknamed "Sodom and Gomorrah."Read more...

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Apple has acknowledged that a security breach of user accounts resulted in a number of celebrity nude photos being leaked . But! The company denies that it had anything to do with iCloud. That's good news for you, and troubling to hear if you're a celeb with undiscovered nudes floating around.Read more...

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On September 18th, Scotland will hold a vote on independence—whether or not it should be a country separate from the United Kingdom. If the "ayes" have it, the decision could herald the break-up of Britain, which turns a political issue into a design issue: What will happen to the Union Jack?Read more...

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