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This dead simple drum machine that runs in your browser is so much fun.Read more...

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A perfect recipe to enjoy the weekend: just watch these videos of today's solar eclipse over and over again from different locations across our planet and even around the universe. We've collected videos from space, from a place that looks like Hoth on Earth and so many more. Even if you missed it earlier, you'll see it better than ever now.Read more...

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This week on Giz, we filmed the destruction of e-waste, explored the neuroscience of virtual reality and the curious cult of gadget destruction porn, and called out the troubling consequence of police body cameras. Here's a taste of our favorite stories.Read more...

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Remember when everyone freaked about CISPA , the cybersecurity bill with scary privacy implications ? CISA, a similarly-named cybersecurity bill, is here to take its place. Even after adding fifteen amendments, the Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act is a dangerous piece of legislation. Read more...

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This soldier is running off the back of a CH-47F Chinook helicopter during a simulated combat dive mission on the Hawaiian shoreline. Even if it's hard work, I'd like to be him — and leave behind these screens, and keyboards, and Interwebz. [Lance Cpl. Brittney Vella/U.S. Marine Corps/DoD])Read more...

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Last week at this time it was sunny. Now it's snowing outside. At the end of March. This week, amiright? All I want to do is think about the movies I'll be mainlining this weekend. Good riddance, week.Read more...

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Google Fiber is about to change the way TV ads look for subscribers in Kansas City. And it has the potential to upend the entire TV industry in the very near future.Read more...

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Egg freezing is about as hot as a women's reproductive topic can get. But it's also extremely rare: Only about 2000 humans currently populating the planet can thank this method for their existence. It's a number that's surprisingly low for a procedure that's being so heavily hyped by HR departments and fertility specialists alike. Read more...

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If you haven't yet embraced e-reading and donated all of your printed books to your local library, you're probably also the type who likes to put your various tomes on display. So to guarantee that your carefully-curated collection gets noticed by visitors, store them on this Skyline shelf that makes them look like buildings in a Instragrammed cityscape.Read more...

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Putting things together can sometimes make you feel accomplished but there are a lot more times where it gets real tedious, real fast. That's why I enjoy these magic self-assembling videos. Frank Howarth shows an entire table saw assembling itself in this stop-motion video and it makes me wish this could happen in real life.Read more...

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Last night, I drank a lot of tequila. It was very good tequila! But it was a lot, probably an irresponsible amount for a school night. I slept poorly, and when I woke up, my brain felt like an egg yolk getting swirled around in a bowl, ready to break. I needed a cure.Read more...

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Picking your own food in the wild produces no easier or tastier result than it does with berries. And there's more than you might think out there, both in terms of sheer volume and types. Here's how to find the good ones. Read more...

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You don't have to look very far to find naked breasts in video games. Uncensored dicks, on the other hand? Those are rarer.Read more...

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This morning, a total solar eclipse was visible from the Faeroe Islands and Svalbard, Norway, and a partial solar eclipse from many parts of Europe, Northern Africa and Northern Asia. These stellar photos shows the astronomical event that darkened the skies.Read more...

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Do not click on the link in the next paragraph if you are using Chrome on a Mac. Or you can, but it will immediately cause the tab that the link opens in to crash. The page contains a special string of 13 characters, which make Chrome for Mac go haywire.Read more...

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For some reason a life-sized stuffed version of Darth Vader or Obi-Wan Kenobi just doesn't seem as appealing as these life-sized plush versions of Yoda and Wicket the Ewok. But that's probably because one is an adorable Muppet, and the other looks essentially like a cuddly walking teddy bear.Read more...

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The pop-up city is an idea that dug its way into our collective brain a century ago as the first steel buildings rose—a dream that's as common in cartoons as it is in urban planning. And for the first time in history, it's technically possible.Read more...

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Bizarre ads for TransferWise, a P2P money-transfer system, have cropped up overnight in NYC's subways. I had many questions: who is this guy? Why his face? What is he selling me? Turns out the more you try to learn about TransferWise, the sketchier the whole thing becomes.Read more...

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Photographer Thierry Legault shot what may be the coolest view yet of the today's solar eclipse : the International Space Station's weird little silhouette flying across a thin sliver of visible sun. Read more...

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Insulin has saved countless lives since its discovery in 1921. But nearly a century later, there is somehow still no cheap, generic version of insulin available in the U.S—making the "wonder drug" too expensive for many patients. Why? Read more...

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Everybody knows that Nikola Tesla was a genius. But with all the attention being paid to Tesla here in the 21st century, many kids today must wonder what happened to his rival, Thomas Edison. Well, soon everybody will have a chance to tinker with technology history by putting their (fake) money behind inventors like Tesla or his less remembered counterpart, Thomas Edison.Read more...

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Beautiful retro design. Pro-level controls. So small. The Olympus OM-D E-M5 was the mirrorless camera for discerning photographers. Three years later, it's finally getting a update in the form of the new E-M5 Mark II. It provides some welcome improvements in feel and operation, plus a flashy trick or two. Is that enough? Depends on you. Read more...

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It should surprise no one that MIT has an origami team whose goal is to create a third level version of a 3-D fractal known as a Menger Sponge, whose ultimate incarnation is a shape with zero volume and infinite surface area. Here's how they do it.Read more...

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You might know that a lot of your produce moves from Mexico to the U.S. But the infrastructure and economics of that system are incredibly screwed up—like throwing tons of ripe tomatoes into a landfill screwed up.Read more...

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The other day I googled Comcast for a story about the internet . The Google Autofill results were…intriguing. People are curious about how Comcast does many things, namely things that are evil.Read more...

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