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ThinkGeek’s April Fools Products Do Not Disappoint

It's a grand tradition on the website ThinkGeek that every April Fool's day, they debut new "products" that, as you might have guessed, are fake. Although sometimes, they do actually become real. That's unlikely for this year's...
 
Green Energy
 
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5 Things Worth Knowing About The Altaeros Bat, The Next Step In Wind Power (list)

Green energy is becoming increasingly important as time goes on, and we learn more and more about how we're treating the climate. But it can be hard to keep up with the various ideas surrounding green energy, which is an explod...

 
Household
 
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The Breville Oracle Is The Espresso Maker For The Fussiest Coffee Drinker

If you need what amounts to a massive injection of caffeine right in your face, the only way to go is by drinking espresso. Or energy drinks, but espresso tastes much, much better. But it's also hard to make at home... unless, ...
 
Household
 
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Philips 3D-Printed Luminaries Add Art To Your Lightbulbs

Philips is invested, in a big way, in the idea that you want to control your lightbulbs with your phone. And they're willing to back that belief with some serious technology, not to mention some artwork straight out of a 3D pri...

 
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lego simpsons

Behold! The Simpsons Are Now Legos!

Lego has done something unprecented in its history: It's created its first licensed line of Lego minifigs. And, of course, it's the Simpsons who get the nod, as America's first family. But how do they stack up compared to their...
 
Movies
 
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The Chromecast Gets Vudu Support

The Chromecast is one of the more useful, and certainly more portable, little streaming dongles out there. Although the app selection could be more robust, the ability to stream anything from any Chrome tab is a surprisingly po...

 
Gaming
 
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The VRX iMotion Custom Racing Simulator Is The Ultimate Controller

If there's a more wonderful store in the world than Costco, we're really not sure what it is. Everything you want, cheaply and in large quantities, is pretty much the dream of anybody who hates shopping, because you only have t...
 
Autos
 
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Ducati Debuts The Multistrada D-Air Motorcycle Airbag

Airbags are built to save your life. By holding you in place, and thus not having you whipsaw wildly through the cabin thanks to kinetic energy, you don't break your neck and only mildly hurt your spine. Motorcyclists, on the o...

 
Gaming
 
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Road-Not-Taken

5 PS4 Games That Should Be On Your Radar (list)

The PS4 has games coming. It has lots of games coming, in fact, with over 100 at last count to be released through the end of the year. So, how will you know which to play? Here are five worth checking out. 1. CounterSpy, Sprin...
 
Offbeat
 
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iris watch

The Iris Is A Smarter Smartwatch

Wearable tech is what the entire tech industry is convinced is the next iPod; a massive popular consumer product that everyone wants. The jury's still out on that, but in the meantime, we've got plenty of toys to play with, lik...

 
Apple
 
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5 Things We Learned About The Genesis Of The iPhone (list)

It's easy to forget that less than a decade ago, the idea of a touchscreen phone with a powerful processor was little more than a Star Trek prop to many people. Now, they're commonplace. But it took some pressure by Steve Jobs ...
 
News Stories
 
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train derailed

Here’s A Dramatic Look At A Chicago Subway Train Derailing (Video)

You may have heard that a subway train in Chicago derailed at O'Hare on Monday. What you probably haven't seen is the video of that event actually happening, and it is every bit as scary as you'd think. Off The Rails The good n...