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Let's cross our fingers and hope that we never experience this, but what would happen if every human on the planet was eradicated?Read more...

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Surprisingly, despite all the websites and apps dedicated to absolutely nothing but GIFs, there really aren't that many that let you turn yourself into your own ever-looping bit of internet infamy. But today, JibJab's new custom GIF messaging app is filing a void in our hearts we didn't even know existed in the first place.Read more...

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Stormtroopers Sailors stand by to move an imperial starfighter E-2C Hawkeye in the hangar bay of the Galactic Empire's Star Destroyer aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76). [U.S. Navy]Read more...

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Since early 2012, the Garmin Forerunner 910XT has been the best triathlon watch, period. Others have tried to step up, but to this date nothing has equalled its wealth of features. And now it seems Garmin has raised the bar for itself. The new Forerunner 920XT is everything the 910 was, and much more.Read more...

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This floral fabrication may look luxurious, but in fact it has a rather down-to-earth aim: to take renewable energy and warm water to remote, off-grid communities.Read more...

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Apple's just released a new version of its Apple Watch design video. While that's not newsworthy in itself, it's interesting to note that it's also reduced the screen size of the watch that's on display, too.Read more...

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Honestly, don't you cringe a little every time you have to write a full sentence using a pen these days? [Truth Facts]Read more...

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The Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr. spoke out yesterday about backdoors in consumer technology, claiming that they should be left open by technology firms so that law enforcement officials are never locked out during important investigations.Read more...

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Bloomberg is reporting that Apple is set to announce a refresh of its iPad range later this month, including the addition of a gold color way—but the rumored 12.9-inch version apparently won't appear until next year.Read more...

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A trio of 9 year olds and a 6 year old helped Prince Ea come up with this lovely stop motion animation video that uses their illustrations to answer the meaning of life. Obviously, the third graders had some help in answering that unanswerable question but their illustrations are so cute and their speech is so adorable enough that it'll motivate anyone.Read more...

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It's an obvious stunt. Nestle Fitness outfitted a woman with a bra camera to show just how many people sneak a glance throughout the day. Spoiler! It's a lot of random eyeballs. Why did they do this? Nestle Fitness says: to remind women around the world to check their breasts regularly to help prevent breast cancer.Read more...

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Did you miss our real-time coverage of Microsoft's Windows 10 reveal? You can now watch all 40 minutes of the presentation yourself in this video. [YouTube via The Verge]Read more...

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Here's the official music video for Pharrell Williams' latest single "It Girl". It's a visual trip that combines lovely anime and nostalgia inducing 8-bit video games with the always colorful imagination of artist Takashi Murakami. It's not so much a music video as it is moving art.Read more...

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Before the creative project there is: the brief. It's a concise communication nugget developed between a client and an artist, or an architect, or a designer, that clearly lays out the mission for the task at hand. Briefly is a short doc that explores the complexity of this short form through the perspective of six big name professionals. Read more...

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posted about 19 hours ago on gizmodo
I think we should re-visit the playgrounds of our childhood to see how much fun we can have now. Because if it's anything like these guys from the Streaks Show, it looks like it'll be an insane amount of fun. I mean, they used a seesaw to basically jump flip out of the world of physics and gravity and momentum.Read more...

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Scotland might be the spiritual home of whisky, but Japan is perfecting its own unique take on the liquor. At Nikka's Yoichi distillery in Hokkaido, watching a barrel get charred—for flavor!—looks a hell of lot like the living flames of satan's demons are being unleashed from within those wooden staves. Read more...

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It's hard to find good, quality You Time when you're collaborating with Kanye West, Rick Ross, and Pusha-T (not to mention Azealia Banks, Action Bronson, and many, many others). But after a couple of busy years, 28-year-old Scottish DJ Hudson Mohawke has finally put out a new EP.Read more...

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Kudos to General Electric for hiring actor Jeff Goldblum and directors Tim and Eric to make this silly toe-curling commercial to promote their new LED lightbulbs. I'm a fan of Philips' LEDs but, after this, I will be checking GE again. Because I'm that easy to convince and it's Jeff fucking Goldblum, ok?Read more...

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Arduino is at the heart of do-it-yourself electronics, and now the company wants to make inroads into additive manufacturing with its 3D printer: The Arduino Materia 101.Read more...

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Phil Hansen is a multimedia artist "who specializes in representative portraiture using media that connect to the subject matter." This portrait of Nikola Tesla using electricity is the perfect example of that. Read more...

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Science illustrator and animator Eleanor Lutz has created these cool animated technical drawings of flying animals in motion. I would love to paths the wings draw in 3D.Read more...

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Today, the CDC confirmed the first case of Ebola diagnosed in the U.S.: a patient who was traveling in Liberia and is now at a hospital in Dallas. Should you panic about Ebola now? Nope, and here's why.Read more...

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posted about 21 hours ago on gizmodo
Selfie is a new romantic comedy series premiering tonight on ABC. Once you get past the terrible name, you're left with My Fair Lady for internet age, and you should definitely watch. Read more...

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When Apollo astronauts landed on the moon, they left flags and footprints, yes, but also dozens of scientific instruments. Among them was a network of seismometers originally meant to study moonquakes. Forty years later, data from these seismometers are still helping physicists understand how to detect elusive gravitational waves—a challenge even with our fancy modern technology. Read more...

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Microsoft debuted Windows 10 today and it has a solid Start Menu . Good job, Windows! But before getting Windows 10 on point, the Start Menu went through more than one reinvention. Some went better than others.Read more...

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