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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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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...

 
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5 Things You Need To Know About The New York Times’ New App, NYTNow

Newspapers have struggled, as the Internet has risen, to stay relevant. The New York Times is a superb example: They're one of the most respected newspapers in the world, and yet they constantly need to experiment to stay on to...
 
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The Grass Printer Is An Artistic Robotic Lawnmower

As robots become more tightly integrated into our daily lives, we're going to use them for goofy pursuits. It's just a matter of human nature: There is nothing we can't turn into something that amuses us, especially when we bui...

 
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The F4 Tactical Rail-Mounted Pepper Spray Makes Rifles Non-Lethal

Contrary to popular belief, police officers rarely need to use their firearms in the field. And truthfully, ideally police officers never have to use lethal force; after all, they're not the Army. So F4 decided to create someth...
 
Gaming
 
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5 Things To Know About Project Morpheus, Sony’s PlayStation VR Headset (List)

Sony made a huge splash with the announcement that it was working on Project Morpheus, a full virtual reality headset for the PS4. Take that, Kinect! That said, it's far from a done deal. Here are the five things you need to kn...

 
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rc dragon 2

Finally, A Fire-Breathing RC Dragon Of Your Very Own

We all want a pet dragon. Admit it, if you could get a cuddly fire-breathing scaly lizard, you'd totally be in line to get one. Sadly, dragons are not yet real; we're centuries of terrifying research into genetic engineering aw...
 
Movies
 
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X-Men: Days Of Future Past Gets An Awesome Trailer (Video)

X-Men: Days Of Future Past is one of the most eagerly anticipated movies of the summer. But it's also one we haven't gotten a really good look at, until now. Fortunately, the trailer does a good job of both teasing us and makin...

 
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Postybell Postal Sensor: Should You Kickstart It? (List)

We all get mail, and we'd all like to know when we're getting that mail. Especially if there's a package that has been stuck at some shipping depot for what seems like weeks and we just want our Blu-Ray of Road House, dammit. A...
 
Movies
 
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Godzilla Stomps Again In This International Trailer (Video)

As we all know, Godzilla will return this summer, and he appears to be bringing a few of his buddies with him. But this movie also has humans in it, and the international trailer focuses a bit more on them, as you might expect....

 
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Watch This Terrifying 40-Story Handstand (Video)

We feature some daring stunts on here on a fairly regular basis. The existence of action cams means daring stunts are fairly common these days. But there are few so daring, or dangerous, as this seemingly simple one. Hope You'r...
 
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5 Questions We Have About Samsung’s NX Mini Smart Camera (List)

Samsung is certainly nothing if not broadly market oriented, and the results can be some rather oddball products. So it is with the NX Mini Smart Camera, a camera that's tiny, light... and comes with interchangeable lenses. Her...