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This Game Brings Post-Apocalypse To The Present

Saving the world through spirulina Players of the online post-apocalypse game Viridis control the workings of a real algae farm, hidden somewhere in the mountains of France. In the wake of a mysterious...

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Create A Smoking Pumpkin With An E-Cigarette

Want to put your neighbors to shame this Halloween? Pimp your pumpkin with a miniature smoke machine. A modified e-cigarette can create a surprising amount of fog, giving your carving an extra eerie touch....

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The Ultimate Slo-Mo Camera

In the time it takes to blink, the Phantom v2511 has already captured more than 7,500 frames of video. Expand that rate to one second, and the v2511 captures 25,600 frames at a resolution...

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Gun and knife shaped hair combs make staying groomed feel so ‘bad’. Want to see more hair-related posts? Check out the Hair Chair from THIS POST.

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Calorie-counting microwave on the horizon?

You might think that nothing good could come out of a husband asking his wife if she would like an activity tracker as a birthday present. And, indeed, when GE senior scientist Matt Webster...

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This robot uses flypaper as it’s means of entrapment. This paper is placed on a roller mechanism. At the base of the roller a scraper removes any captured insects. These fall into the microbial...

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The Family Tree Of Typography

The Bauer Type Foundry, founded in 1837, celebrated their 100 year anniversary with the release of this beautifully illustrated “Bauer’s Family Tree of Printing.” The company designed linotype typefaces for letterpress printers, so their...



It’s hard to believe that with nothing more than the sand on a beach, such intricate works of art can be made. To see more amazing sculptural works of art, check out the Underwater...

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This is What Curiosity Looks Like After Two Years On Mars

While the Mars rovers’ drivers sit in relative comfort here on Earth, the rovers themselves do get beat up a bit. In honor of Curiosity’s second anniversary on Mars, The Verge put together a cool story showing the before and after...