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Big fierce animals are rare...unless they are GIANT ANTS.

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We're fans of Sonos' smart, wireless home audio equipment. They integrate with a host of streaming music services, like Pandora, Spotify, and Beats Music, and now Sonos can check off one more: Google Play Music.

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Parking your motorcycle on the street can be a risky proposition, with inattentive parkers and industrious thieves constantly threatening your two-wheeled pride and joy. That's why a new system from Scorpio sounds so enticing.

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The MIDI Fighter Twister controller has 16 knobs that let you crank, bend, and manipulate any noise you can load onto a computer.

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Cinematique takes on the challenge of turning web video into a truly interactive medium.

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Once Captain America: The Winter Soldier and Marvel’s Agents of SHIELD revealed that the terrorist organization was hidden in plain sight, the internet found it everywhere.

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The Heartbleed bug is unusually worrisome because it could possibly be used by the NSA or other spy agencies to steal your usernames and passwords — for sensitive services like banking, ecommerce, and web-based email — as well as the private keys that vulnerable web sites use to encrypt your traffic to them.

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Ed Lu wants to nudge killer space rocks out of their near-earth trajectories.

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With Cuban Fury Nick Frost finally takes center stage in a big screen flick. It's about damn time.

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The Phantom Badger is a 240-horsepower combat support vehicle that’s about the size of a Mini and tough enough to traverse damn near anything.

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Guus ter Beek and Tayfun Sarier have spent months erasing portions of billboards, street signs and graffiti around London with Photoshop. Or at least that’s what it looks like.

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Over the past 50 years, the government space agency has built an awful lot of stuff for, well, space. But with its $17 billion annual budget, it has also done quite a bit of research and development in other areas, and even its space gear managed to influence so many other things down here on earth.

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An exclusive interview with the design mind behind the much-discussed new profile pages.

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Bentley is showing off its Mulsanne Hybrid concept, the automaker's first foray into the world of electric propulsion.

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Dropbox is going head-to-head with some of the largest companies on the net. This morning, the San Francisco startup unveiled several additions to its flagship file-sharing service as well as some entirely new services, directly challenging outfits like Google and Facebook and underlining its ambition to become Silicon Valley’s next big company. For the average […]

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It's been 10 years since director Edgar Wright's Shaun of the Dead hit theaters, and it's still just as brilliant as it was back in 2004.

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If you were building a startup, would you go head-to-head with Apple? And if you did butt heads with Apple, would you also challenge Amazon, Comcast, the rest of the cable industry, and every studio in Hollywood? No, you wouldn’t. But that’s the roster of enemies that now face one startup. It’s called Netflix. When […]

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Security experts are calling Heartbleed, a bug in the internet’s infrastructure, the worse thing they’ve seen in years. The bug is such problem, it may require what amounts to a massive password reset for the internet at large.

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These days we freak out whenever some dinky bollide explodes in the sky over Russia. But scientists have now reconstructed the effects of an enormous 3.26-billion-year-old asteroid impact on Earth that boiled the oceans, turned the sky red hot, and generated a half-hour-long earthquake that shook the planet. Though we have heard about ancient impacts […]

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Recently, Ludovic Zuilli, a 28-year old photographer, spent over nine hours walking backwards through the streets of Tokyo.

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The new shows Bravo is working on are taking reality TV to a whole new level.

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Rear-facing cameras have replaced craning your neck while reversing. Screens are about to replace windows on private jets. Now, Land Rover is using streaming video to virtually remove an SUV's hood.

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Andrew Waits spent two years roaming Washington, California, Nevada, and Arizona photographing boondockers, the broadly defined group of people living almost entirely off the grid and on the road.

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P2SH lets you keep your bitcoins safe even if your primary private key is stolen. You see, bitcoin other great strength is that it’s open source software. It can be hacked and extended.

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The Morbid Anatomy Anthology is a compilation of essays on a weird range of topics, including hysteria, postmortem photography, books bound in human skin, and the Palermo catacombs.

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