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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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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?!

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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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