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Machine makes pancakes of your face

Mar 01, 15 Machine makes pancakes of your face

Posted by in Technology, WTF???

Food artists have nothing on a new 3D printer that uses facial recognition technology to create portraits in a delicious medium: pancakes. Created by Bristol-based innovation firm Kinneir Dufort, the printer manages to create the product in under five minutes.

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Doting crows adopt Seattle girl and shower her with gifts

Mar 01, 15 Doting crows adopt Seattle girl and shower her with gifts

Posted by in An English Angle, Science

Crows often get a bad press. Down through the ages, they have picked up a scary reputation. But for one eight-year-old girl from Seattle, they have become loyal and attentive friends. The birds have become so taken by young Gabi Mann that they bring her all manner of gifts on a regular basis.

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When human experiments go way, way wrong

Feb 28, 15 When human experiments go way, way wrong

Posted by in Health, WTF???

Scientists continue to strive to find a cure to stop incurable diseases. However, how did we reach such an advanced state of medicine? Alltime10s “10 Worst Experiments Ever Carried Out On Humans” unravels the most inhumane human experiments conducted.

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Capcom’s foray into episodic gaming

Feb 27, 15 Capcom’s foray into episodic gaming

Posted by in Gamer's Corner, Gaming

"Resident Evil Revelations 2" is in many ways a departure for Capcom’s classic series. It’s the first "RE" to be released episodically. I’m not sure the format totally works for the series yet, but it’s good to see a AAA publisher like Capcom taking a risk.

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‘Charging my phone’ is about to be euphemistic

Feb 27, 15 ‘Charging my phone’ is about to be euphemistic

Posted by in Technology, WTF???

What if I told you that a forward-thinking company had developed a way to harness the body’s own kinetic energy in order to power up those mobile devices and other tech gadgets, providing an eco-friendly, renewable way of ensuring that we can stay online in this connected world? It’s true. All you have to do is masturbate. A lot.

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The dangers of baby’s first (and 10th) latte

Feb 25, 15 The dangers of baby’s first (and 10th) latte

Posted by in Health, WTF???

Breastfeeding and coffee don’t mix for the sake of a baby’s health, but for the first time researchers have discovered a culture that’s actually pouring coffee into their babies’ sippy cups each day. Boston researchers exposed mothers who have turned their toddlers into little coffee drinkers, and published their findings in the Journal of Human Lactation.

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It is no wonder cable companies are so hated

Feb 24, 15 It is no wonder cable companies are so hated

Posted by in Technology, WTF???

American consumers hate their cable company. Time Warner Cable has the lowest grade for consumer satisfaction, but Comcast, AT&T and DirecTV don't fare much better. Yes, consumers hate their cable companies. This brings me to my own account of cable woes, which occurred last week.

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Shopping while ovulating may break the bank

Feb 23, 15 Shopping while ovulating may break the bank

Posted by in Science, WTF???

Ladies, the next time you helplessly indulge in a shopping spree, blame it on your ovulation cycle. Impulsive buys are not due to a lack of willpower or sales, they’re actually driven by your hormones wreaking havoc. According to a recent study, women naturally seek a greater variety of products and services when they are most fertile.

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Animals are kinkier than we thought

Feb 23, 15 Animals are kinkier than we thought

Posted by in Juxtaposed In Japan, Science

Anyone who has ever watched a wildlife documentary could be forgiven for thinking that sex in the animal kingdom is a functional, no-nonsense business. But actually, there is plenty of kinky stuff going on too, and some of it would put even the filthiest of humans to shame.

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5 weird things that induce labor and the science behind them

Feb 21, 15 5 weird things that induce labor and the science behind them

Posted by in Health, Science, WTF???

Earlier this week, a pregnant Florida woman attempted to induce labor by dancing to Michael Jackson’s "Thriller." Her quirky video went viral, and not unsurprisingly. A 2011 study revealed that over half of pregnant women try non-conventional methods to induce labor. Is there actually any science to back them?

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