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The Cubestormer 3 Robot Solves A Rubik’s Cube At Absurd Speed (Video)

We put Legos to many uses, most of them admittedly goofy. And one of the goofiest, yet most impressive, comes from Mike Dobson and David Gilday, who use Mindstorms, the robotic Legos, and a cell phone to construct robots that s...
 
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The iPhone Equalizer Case Brings The ’90s To Your iPhone

There are many, many, many iPhone cases out there, ranging from ones that make your iPhone a little easier to use photographically to ones that essentially turn your iPhone into a multitool. But on the goofier end of the scale,...

 
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Watch Bob Burnquist Grind A Floating Skateboard Ramp (Video)

One of the fascinating things about the Internet is how it's made stunts more possible. Before, building a floating skateboard ramp would have been a ridiculous proposition, because nobody would hear about it. Now? Now everyone...
 
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The Nikon 1 V3 Is A Lot Of Camera For A Little Price

Nikon was slow to get with the times in cameras: Remember when Canon made HD video standard on its DSLRs and Nikon wouldn't mention it? Yeah, those days are over, to say the least. The Nikon 1 V3 is somewhat ridiculous in how p...

 
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The Nix Color Sensor Is Back With Improvements

Color improves everything, from consumer electronics to night vision videos. But one thing that's often hard for some of us to do is figure out which color is which. The Nix wants to take the guesswork out of color grading. Col...
 
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The Miracle Machine Is A Hoax

Recently, we brought you news of the Miracle Machine, a wine-brewing device for your tabletop. Sadly, we must now report that the device was little more than an elaborate hoax. Wine To Water Apparently, the plan was to promote ...

 
Science
 
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Here’s Footage Of A Drone Being Flown In Volcano (Video)

It's tough to get close to an erupting volcano, for obvious reasons. That's why, for years, we've made robots do it. But with the increasing availability of drones, and the shrinking size and rising quality of video cameras, it...
 
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Instagram For Android Gets Updated

Instagram is arguably one of the most popular photo-sharing networks and photography programs out there. But, like most social networks, all apps are not made equal. Fortunately, Instagram has deployed a few revisions for their...

 
Videos
 
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See A Base Jumper Leap Off A Cliff While On Fire (Video)

Devold is a well-known name among outdoorsmen and other people who need to stay warm and get work done in the bitter cold. But they weren't sure how to show off the protective qualities of their clothing. So they lit some poor ...
 
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Carbon Hides A Solar Charger On Your Wrist

There are plenty of solar gizmos out there, especially on Kickstarter. But Carbon is the most visually arresting of them, for a fairly simple reason; it's not just a solar cell you can strap to your wrist; it's also a quite nic...

 
Movies
 
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Captain America: The Winter Soldier Has A New Clip (Video)

Captain America: The Winter Soldier is shaping up to be one of the most anticipated movies of the spring, but there are always people who hesitate to go see a movie. So, here's a clip to get you into the mood. Throwing A S.H.I....
 
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The Star Wars Toilet Sarlacc Puts An Alien In Your Toilet

As regular readers know, we're suckers around here for anything Star Wars related. Lego sets, posters, thumb wrestling sets, we love it and we always want more of it. Although we admit that, at first, the idea of putting a Sarl...