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There have been lots of leaked documents and images ahead of Verizon's Droid Turbo announcement, but the most important thing you need to know is that yes, this thing has guts to spare. Including maybe the most important feature a smartphone can have: A battery that's going to keep you going for days.Read more...

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A website called Joker lets you stream torrent files from your browser without downloading the whole thing. This means everybody who downloads Game of Thrones will an even shorter wait period between the show airing and finding out where Daenerys put those dragons. Read more...

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Think back to the last wedding you went to. Or the last birthday party. Even the last nice dinner. Odds are you took multiple photos, dozens even. Maybe you even uploaded one to Instagram. But have you looked at any of them since? Or sent them to anyone? Probably not. And if you did, it wasn't particularly easy.Read more...

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Razer has long been one of the leaders in gaming headsets , and well, gaming everything . Today the company's relentless course lands at a $200 soundbar that's aimed at making your frags boom so powerfully the neighbors will know which Call of Duty you're playing. Read more...

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We've seen beyond the greasy curtain of fast food and discovered how KFC actually makes fried chicken from the raw animal to the final product that gets put into buckets and double downs at their stores. It's basically like how your grandma would do it—except they use an infernal magic machine called "pressure frier."Read more...

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If you're buying an LED lightbulb, you often have to pick between splurging on a fancy one or saving money by buying whatever's cheapest. Cree's original LED bulb is one of the rare LED lightbulbs that works well and costs next-to-nothing, and now the company is offering an even cheaper version. Read more...

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Last week, we asked you to name the worst airport terminal in the United States . You, dear readers, rose to the occasion with incredible aplomb, dishing out horrific tales of protracted layovers, TSA foibles, and security line poopers.Read more...

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Deadspin PR Guy Pulls Colt McCoy Away From ESPN Deportes Interview: "No Means No" | io9 George R.R. Martin Reveals The Worst Fate That Could Befall Westeros | Jezebel Berkeley Students Want Nothing To Do With ‘Bigot, Racist’ Bill Maher | Lifehacker Four More Things You Shouldn't Buy at Costco Read more...

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As accomplished as modern-day computers are, there are some very basic things even the smartest machines have yet to master: tough judgment calls, advanced image recognition, making goofy faces, conducting psychological surveys. These are an assortment of tasks we humans can still claim as our own. Or at least, that we can outsource to other, less fortunate humans. Like me.Read more...

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How often have you found yourself needing to get home from a late night party but lacking the necessary funds to hail a cab or hop on the subway? Designer Ádám Török might have come up with a solution too this all too common problem with a concept scooter that transforms into a wearable belt, merging questionable fashion sense with one of the cheapest forms of transportation.Read more...

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The Japanese retailer Muji has built a cult following by offering nearly any object you could want in your home for not much money and proportionately great design. Now, the company is offering one more item to its line of 7,500 housewares: Actual houses. And there's a very good economic reason for the ambitious new venture.Read more...

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If you're anything like me, you were really excited to try out the new Handoff feature in OS X Yosemite and iOS 8. And you were equally disappointed when you updated all of your software, and the damn thing didn't work . Fear not, fellow computer user! With Apple's help, I managed to get Handoff working, and you can too.Read more...

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Zero Point was supposed to set the bar for virtual reality filmmaking with the very first movie designed for the Oculus Rift . Instead, we got a measly 15 minutes of footage seemingly thrown together at random. Read more...

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Cleaning up after a spill is made even worse when your toppled drink also destroys your keyboard. So it looks like Logitech has removed the waterproof keyboard from its iPad cases and turned it into a standalone wireless unit, called the Keys-To-Go, that's designed to work with your iOS devices, Apple TV, and of course your Macs should you not trust yourself with Apple's own keyboards.Read more...

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It's over four years since Deepwater Horizon went belly up—but the whereabouts of two million barrels of oil that burst out from the bottom of the Gulf of Mexico has remained a mystery. Now, a team of scientists believe they've found it.Read more...

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In France, they know how to relax: on public holidays, virtually all city dwellers flee the urban environment to hit the beach and countryside. And this analysis of cellphone location shows that in quantified, data-driven form.Read more...

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One big issue in switching from OS X to Windows is the lack of coherent and consistent trackpad gestures in Windows. But Microsoft seems to be putting an end to that, by borrowing the best multi-finger swiping tricks from Apple.Read more...

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"But you have missed the bigger idea!" exclaimed Peter Lanciano, grabbing the pepper grinder and banging it on the table. "The problem isn't how to get my drug into Mr Pepperpot. The problem is how to protect me from being sued if Mr Pepperpot dies."Read more...

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Right in the center, you're looking at Mars's Atlantis basin—now 4 billion years old—and the delightfully named Chaos that surrounds it. The Chaos is in fact hundreds of flat-topped hills, stretching 170 kilometers away from the flat basin. [ESA]Read more...

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The English-based chip design company ARM has announced its new silicon, and as well as churning the pixels, its new graphics chips will play nicely with your battery, too.Read more...

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If you use Samsung's Find My Mobile service , maybe stop: security researchers have found an exploit that means it can be used to remotely wipe your phone.Read more...

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In a rare public interview, Tim Cooks spoke to the Wall Street Journal's Gerard Baker at the newspaper's 2014 global technology conference last night. Here are a few choice cuts.Read more...

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Back in 2011, a group of alcoholics masquerading as scientists managed to somehow persuade their bosses that sending (very small) vials of whiskey to space was a viable 'experiment'. Four years on, the whiskey has eluded the clutches of the ISS astronauts, as has landed safely back on Earth. Read more...

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This beautiful time-lapse by Alexander Spirin shows the many contrasts of Moscow. A gorgeous city that mixes classicism and modernity taking it to the extreme. You can start the night at the Bolshoi ballet and finish it two days later stepping out the wildest club you've ever been into. Read more...

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Everybody know what the best thing about the end of the year. It's easy. No, it's not Christmas presents. Or seeing family over the holidays. The best thing about the end of the year is National Geographic's Photo Contest. It's a tradition where we get to see just how awesome the world around us is.Read more...

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