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Odor-Eating Toilet Seats: A Good Reason For Thanks

Nov 27, 14 Odor-Eating Toilet Seats: A Good Reason For Thanks

Posted by in Technology, WTF???

Today is Thanksgiving Day in the US. It’s a time when most Americans will spend the day with relatives near and far, watching football, planning Black Friday excursions and enjoying turkey with all the fixings. Unfortunately, there’s a harsh, often unspoken reality that many hosts will be faced with: at some point during the course of the festivities, that one uncle or second cousin will have to use the restroom.

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Dark Art Of Ouija Boards Is Popular With Black Friday Shoppers

Nobody is quite sure why Black Friday is called Black Friday. For 2014, at least, the name is appropriate because the shadowy practice of Ouija boards is making a resurgence. The games are flying off the shelves, thanks to the success of the new movie Ouija.

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Turn Air Into Water As You Pedal Your Bike

Nov 26, 14 Turn Air Into Water As You Pedal Your Bike

Posted by in An English Angle, Technology

“Water, water, everywhere, Nor any drop to drink” – so goes the famous line by poet Samuel Taylor Coleridge. Well, not any more, Sam. Austrian photographer Kristóf Retezár has invented the Fontus, a self-filling water bottle for your bicycle. As if by magic, the device extracts water from the air as you cycle.

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Living In Thermo

Nov 26, 14 Living In Thermo

Posted by in Miracles Of The Modern, Science

Something interesting happens when you take a moment to look at things in a different light. Taking that notion to its literal and logical extreme, a YouTube group called BuzzFeedBlue decided to show us what our life and many everyday activities look like through thermal imaging.

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Can We Overcome Our Disgust Long Enough To Eat Bugs?

Nov 25, 14 Can We Overcome Our Disgust Long Enough To Eat Bugs?

Posted by in Health, WTF???

On a recent Tuesday night, 30 people gathered at the dimly lit Black Ant restaurant in lower Manhattan for a bug banquet. The crowd passed a fuzzy blue caterpillar around the room while Lou Sorkin, an entomologist at the American Museum of Natural History in New York City, introduced them to various types of insects and the different ways they could be eaten.

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Boy Turns Into A Superhero After Getting Electrocuted… Sort Of

Nov 24, 14 Boy Turns Into A Superhero After Getting Electrocuted… Sort Of

Posted by in Science, WTF???

Nikolai Kryaglyachenko has quickly become one of the most popular kids in his class. After experiencing a severe electric shock, the 12-year-old has developed almost superhero-like abilities. Like the X-Men supervillain Magneto, Nikolai can attract metal objects with his body, turning him into the human magnet.

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Is This RoboCop Or His Scrawny Little Brother?

Nov 24, 14 Is This RoboCop Or His Scrawny Little Brother?

Posted by in Technology, WTF???

Most people who grew up in the 1980s are familiar with the movie RoboCop (the original, not the inferior remake). In RoboCop, a police officer named Alex Murphy is gunned down and brought back as a cyborg law-enforcing ass-kicker that cleans up the mean streets of Detroit. The robotic security guards developed by Mountain View-based Knightscope are SO not RoboCop.

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Top 5 Enterprise Technology Trends For 2015

Nov 24, 14 Top 5 Enterprise Technology Trends For 2015

Posted by in An English Angle, Technology

Verizon Enterprise Solutions has published a list of what they believe will be the key “Enterprise-Technology Trends” for 2015. The US carrier says that big business will need to get to grips on the growth of big data, increase reliance on the cloud, and make greater financial capital from the Internet of Things.

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PED Baseball Coverage Study Strikes Out By Playing The Race Card

Nov 23, 14 PED Baseball Coverage Study Strikes Out By Playing The Race Card

Posted by in Science, WTF???

Like most of my fellow baseball fans, I cringe every time I hear the words “performance-enhancing drugs.” Use of these substances were so prevalent during the 1990s and early 2000s that that period has come to be known as the Steroid Era in the sport, as many top players were allegedly used PEDs at some point in their careers.

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Super Smash Bros.: Now Available On Calculators?

Nov 23, 14 Super Smash Bros.: Now Available On Calculators?

Posted by in Gamer's Corner, Gaming, Technology

As Nintendo’s Super Smash Bros. for Wii U hits the stores, one resourceful genius has found a way to help entertain bored students or offices workers who can’t smuggle a 3DS or Wii U into their place of work or study. Super Smash Bros. is now available on calculators.

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