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Philips’ Expanding Bluetooth Speaker Promises Much Better Bass

Humanity's endless march to make gadgets smaller has led to countless compromises in the name of miniaturization. Thinner smartphones mean terrible battery life, and compact wireless speakers seem to completely forget our ears love bass.

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HP’s VR Workstation Is Like a Holodeck For Your Desk

If you want to know what HP's new Zvr display is like, imagine a drafting table. Then, imagine that you are wearing silly glasses, reaching inside the drafting table with a pair of tweezers and using them to twist and turn a beating, 3D, human heart. It's the future of work! I hope.

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This Robot Is Better at Beer Pong Than You

We've seen Empire Robotic's absurdly nimble soft robot in action before.

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North Korea’s Thesaurus: New US Sanctions an "Inveterate Repugnancy"

Just a few days ago, the White House hit North Korea with tightened (and fairly meaningless) sanctions as the first part of its multi-step Sony hack retaliation plan . In response, North Korea wants you to know that it is pissed

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Doctors used to harvest penicillin from piss 

Despite all the wonderful advancements in medical science, humanity does forget about a clever technique from time to time. Case in point: we used to recycle non-processed penicillin from patient's urine, and now we don't anymore. Read more..

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If Your Robot Buys Illegal Drugs, Have You Committed a Crime?

A group of Swiss artists recently set a bot free on the darknet , allowing it to purchase whatever it could with Bitcoins.

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What it’s like being inside an artist’s sketch book

I'm imagining this animation by Minhyuk Jang called Rocketboy as a glimpse into the note book from the kid in the back of the classroom. It's a little dark mixed with a lot of imagination and is sketched in a way that reminds me of those outside of the margins doodles that we all made. Only this time, they're moving together in a story.

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The CIA has to approve every script for spy drama The Americans

The Cold War TV spy drama The Americans is a fictional account of two Soviet spies living in the United States. It may be fiction, but that doesn't stop American intelligence agencies from being concerned about the show's content. In fact, the CIA has to approve every script before it's even shot.

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Video: The life of an ant is just like a fun video game

I really enjoyed this video from Shiva Kumar and Siddharth Manugula about tracking the life of ants. It turns them into a video game of sorts, with battery life meters and Wi-Fi signaling and objectives and goals

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Animation cleverly shows how we hide our true feelings to the world

Elena Rogova's Appearance and Reality is a clever short story that tackles something we can all relate to: the difference between the feelings we show to the world and our hidden true feelings.

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