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railgun2
railgun2

See The Navy’s Railgun In Action (video)

For a long, long time, SF fans have been reading about railguns. And for just as long a time, the promise has been there to actually see one of these in action, only for it to need to go back to the lab. But this time, from the...
 
Gaming
 
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Mario-Kart-8-3
Mario-Kart-8-3

5 Points Of Interest From The New Mario Kart 8 Trailer (list)

The next entry in what's quite possibly the most beloved racing franchise of all time is coming soon, and Mario Kart 8 promises to be every bit as fun as its predecessors. But what can we glean about the game from its latest tr...

 
Clothing
 
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lace anchors
lace anchors

Lace Anchors Make Your Lace-Ups Slip-Ons

The shoelace has stood, unchanged, as a technology for more than a century. And, hell, why not? It works. Materials science may advance, loafers may still be more comfortable, but for ease of use without looking like a dork, th...
 
Movies
 
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godzilla!
godzilla!

Godzilla Strikes In His Second Trailer (video)

We're getting more and more excited for Godzilla hitting the big screen around here, especially now that the second trailer has dropped. It actually reveals quite a bit about the movie, including where all the characters fit in...

 
Offbeat
 
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drift trike
drift trike

5 Things Worth Knowing About The Verrado Drifting Trike (list/video)

If you haven't heard of "trike drifting," it's a fairly interesting oddball sport. You take a trike to the top of a hill, or get behind a van, go down the hill, and then use the stability and design of the drifting trike to pul...
 
Sports
 
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video soccer ball 2
video soccer ball 2

Brazuca Ball Cam Tours The World (video)

As soccer fans well know, Adidas spent nearly three years developing the Brazuca soccer ball, which will be used at the 2014 World Cup. But that's not the only thing Adidas worked on as they were developing the ball. The next W...

 
Autos
 
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elio car 2
elio car 2

The Elio Tricycle Car Can Go 600 Miles On One Tank Of Gas

The humble tricycle doesn't exactly get a lot of respect as a mode of transportation. You're more likely to see it as a goofy training exercise than an actual method of getting around. The Elio, though, wants to change that wit...
 
Top Lists
 
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usb-3.0-type-c-usb

5 “Inputs” You Need To Know About USB Type-C And How it Will Change the World (list)

A new USB connector is coming. And, yes, that is a cue to start groaning, because it means allllllll your old USB stuff will have to be either slapped with an adapter or replaced over the next few years. But USB Type-C will be ...

 
Household
 
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logosol_portable_sawmill
logosol_portable_sawmill

The Logosol M8 Portable Sawmill Is The Ultimate Power Tool

If you're a tech nerd, you have a certain fascination with tools. It's inherent because tools let you build things, and yet are fun things to use on their own. Everybody with a keychain tool is guilty of, at least once, unneces...
 
Movies
 
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Lucy-Scarlett-Johansson
Lucy-Scarlett-Johansson

Scarlett Johannson Becomes A Superhero In ‘Lucy’ (video)

When you see the name "Luc Besson", a certain expectation is generated. It will be a movie with lots of butt being kicked by an attractive woman, some arty Frenchness, and lots of guns. Sure enough, the trailer for Lucy, his la...

 
Offbeat
 
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3D-Systems-Sense-3D-Scanner
3D-Systems-Sense-3D-Scanner

5 Things Worth Knowing About Hammacher’s Handheld 3D Scanner (list)

3D scanning used to be the province of special effects houses and product development studios. But, as 3D printing spreads and desktop manufacturing becomes a more realistic prospect, 3D scanners are becoming more and more comm...
 
Bikes
 
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Double-O Bike Lights Add Style To Your Ride

Bike lights are crucial to cyclist safety. Essentially, if you're going out at night with just a set of reflectors, you're going to get run over. But it also raises a whole host of problems, ranging from the ugliness of the lig...