science

Oh, Great, Now Scientists Are Building The T-1000

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North Carolina State University is helping to build the robots that kill the robots that will kill us all, and then will kill us. Great.

Robots

Oh, Great, Harvard Is Building A Fleshy Robotic Facehugger

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Roboticists have taken a break from building Terminators to construct another nightmare from the '80s instead.

science

Science Has Made Telepathy Possible Using The Internet

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Oh, great. Just what we needed; the Internet is going telepathic.

PEOPLE ON FIRE

Whoops: Bartender Sets A Customer’s Face On Fire While Preparing A Flaming Drink

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If common sense hasn't already convinced you not to order flaming drinks, maybe this will.

#video games

The City Of Chicago Is Out To Make ‘Watch Dogs’ A Reality

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'Watch Dogs' is a fantasy. Except for that whole "entirely networked city" part. Chicago's starting that this year!

uh oh

Oh, This Will End Well: The Government Is Developing Implants To Control Your Emotions

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DARPA wants to control your emotions, by cracking open your skull and filling it with electrodes. It can't possibly go wrong!

#X Men: Days of Future Past

Colin Furze Is Back With Wrist-Mounted Flamethrowers Inspired By X-Men’s Pyro

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This guy has been building his own versions of X-Men superpowers, and now it's time for Pyro-inspired DIY flamethrowers.

#GOOGLE

Google Wants To Start Selling You Surveillance Cameras

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Google wants to sell you a cloud-based surveillance camera. This can't go horribly wrong at all!

i see this ending in fire

Entelo Diversity Will Try To Institute Affirmative Action In Workplace Using Social Media Data

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Entelo Diversity claims it can automate finding those non-white applicants. Yeah. Good luck with that.

#UFC

CCP Games Hires UFC Fighter Gunnar Nelson To Beat Up Its Employees

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CCP Games has an unusual idea of "employee motivation," which involves Gunnar Nelson beating the crap out of you.

#Animals

SO IT BEGINS: Bonobo Learns How To Build A Fire, Roasts Marshmallows

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In this video, Kanzi the bonobo builds a fire and toasts marshmallows at the Iowa Primate Learning Sanctuary. Well, we're boned.

juggalo

The Juggalos Now Have Their Own Version of Bitcoin, JuggaloCoin

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JuggaloCoin: Because poor life decisions can stack infinitely.

Robots

The Pentagon Wants Its Creepy Robot Horse To Be Silent And Bulletproof

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The Big Dog robot is absolutely terrifying already. And now the government wants to bulletproof the thing!

#Batman

Right In The Feels: Batman And Captain America Rescued A Cat From A Burning Building

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An electrical fire in a house in Milton, West Virginia, was a little less tragic this week when Batman and Captain America rescued a cat.

#Facebook

Facebook Wants $2.5 Million For A 15-Second Video Ad

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Facebook is planning to make $2.5 million a pop making you wait to talk to your friends.

updating

The FBI's Crappy Databases Might Be Screwing You Out Of A Job

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The FBI's criminal database turns out to be roughly as accurate as flipping a coin. And employers consulted it nearly 17 million times last year.

#video games

Of Course The Oculus Rift Has A Porn Game

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'Custom Maid 3D' has added Oculus Rift support, meaning we finally have VR porn. Hooray?

PORN

Britain Will Attempt To Control Internet Porn

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Britain is going to try its hand at some Internet censorship! You know, like that sterling democracy Iran. Have fun, guys!

#kickstarter

'Above The Game': Is Kickstarter Right Not To Remove It?

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Above The Game is loathsome and quite possibly illegal. Unfortunately, there's little Kickstarter can do about it.

the dark crystal

Want To Write A ‘Dark Crystal’ Prequel? The Jim Henson Company Is Hiring.

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Of course, there are a few strings attached. But hey, you could write a prequel! That's never ended badly!


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