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Electrified Wolverine Claws Will Almost Certainly Not End Badly

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These electrified Wolverine claws are probably not something you should try at home. As in ever.

i see this ending in fire

This Homemade Lightsaber Is A Pyromaniac’s Dream

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This homemade lightsaber can actually cut things. And set most other things on fire.

economics

The Xbox One Will Have Used Games…But Retailers May Not Sell Them

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The Xbox One will apparently have used games. In theory. The way Microsoft has built the system, you simply may not be able to find any.

ALLOY ENTERTAINMENT

Amazon Enters The Fan Fiction Business. This Will End In Fire.

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In which we rant about writers getting screwed again, this time by Amazon's new Kindle Worlds fan fiction store.

apps

SURPRISE, Snapchat Photos Are Actually Saved To Your Phone

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Yes, your Snapchat pictures are recoverable. No, you can't magically delete your nudes off other people's phones. Welcome to the future!

Electricity

Here’s A Replica Of Thor’s Hammer That Fires 80,000 Volts

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This is a prop version of Thor's hammer; it won't hurt when it hits you, but touch the top and you might be in for a shock.

i see this ending in fire

Hitting The Wrong Target: Why A Well-Meaning Smut Ban Is A Bad Idea

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The EU has excellent reason to want to more tightly regulate the sex industry. Their proposal to remove it from the Internet, though, won't do the trick.

BAD IDEAS

Woman To Let Internet And Advertisers Name Her Child

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Natasha Hill won the "Belly Branding" Contest and now a website, its advertisers, and the entire Internet get tot vote on the name of her child. No, really.

BAD IDEAS

Sony Really Wants To Tie Your PS4 To Your Facebook Account

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Sony thinks you want to hook up your PS4 to your Facebook, because there's no way that could go horribly wrong.

i see this ending in fire

The ‘Six Strikes’ Anti-Piracy Plan Is Apparently Kicking In Today

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Today, the RIAA and MPAA will be assuming direct control of the Intertubes. There's absolutely no way this won't be funny.

i see this ending in fire

Georgia Police Department Uses Facebook To Inform Mother Of Son’s Death

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They even used an officer's personal profile to do it. What's next: Tweeting the results of DNA tests?

half-baked ideas

American Express Wants You To Buy Stuff With Hashtags

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Can it detect sarcasm? Because otherwise we're in trouble.

BAD IDEAS

‘Six Strikes’ Plan To Stop Pirates Easily Avoided With A ‘Business-Class’ Connection

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The upcoming "six strikes plan" implemented by the entertainment industry and ISPs has one rather hefty and wide loophole.

i see this ending in fire

Instagram To Its Users: Go F*%k Yourselves!

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Instagram has new terms of service! And it's a Facebook company! So they're pretty much pure evil!

evil

Verizon Wireless Trying To Charge You $2 To Pay Your Bill

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<a href="http://uproxx.files.wordpress.com/2011/12/evil.png"></a>So, do you pay your Verizon wireless bill by phone.

i see this ending in fire

Portal Kid’s Room Is…Really Kinda Creepy, Actually

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Our first question, on seeing this video, is what kind of pendejo names his kid "Vector.

i see this ending in fire

Ubuntu Snobs Deign To Program For Tablets

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Ubuntu and I <a href="http://www.uproxx.com/feature/2011/02/reinstalling-ubuntu-repeatedly-a-field-guide/">have a complicated relationship</a>.

antivirus

AVG Introduces Malware To Windows Phone?

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Antivirus software does have a use, but that use is to protect you against viruses already discovered.

Bioshock

They’re Building Rapture? Seriously?

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So, we all loved Bioshock, but of course we all thought the central concept was ridiculous.


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