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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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Vinyl’s Surge Hasn’t Slowed One Bit

2014: bad for digital music sales, great for vinyl.

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io9 Do These NASA Photos Reveal a Coffin on Mars?!

io9 Do These NASA Photos Reveal a Coffin on Mars?! | Jalopnik The Craziest Dash Cam Videos Of 2014 | Jezebel Here It Is: Jezebel's Most Disgusting Story Of All Time | Lifehacker The Best Time to Buy Anything During the Year Read more...

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A Russian Company Wants to Build a Base on the Moon

A private Russian company has announced that it is capable of constructing a new exploration base on the moon, which will cost in the region of $9.3 billion.

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Report: Mt. Gox Bitcoin Loss Was an Inside Job

It's almost a year since the Bitcoin locker Mt. Gox went offline and took its digital currency with it.

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Exploding Slingshot Ammo Is a Banger of a Good Time

Slingshot-whisperer Joerg Sprave has proven time and again that the rubber band weapons are awesome, but the one thing they've always been missing was a nice, satisfying bang. Until now.

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Ants Are So Passé, You Need a Termite Farm On Your Desk

Is there any better way to relax than being reminded of your species' dominance on this planet while watching a bunch of bugs trapped in a clear plastic enclosure? Not likely

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What Is a Hangover?

Yippee! Let's poison ourselves with beverages that will make us violently ill! It was your battle cry last night, and today you're paying the price. But what is that hangover you're experiencing, exactly

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