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Scientists Find Genetic Mutation That Could Increase the Male Lifespan

Professor S. Jay Olshansky once told Gizmodo, “In the world of aging sciences, if you want to live a long life, choose long-lived parents.” So genetic markers linked to longevity are interesting as hell. But if you’ve got the wrong genes, then the wrong moves might do you in

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There’s Something Weird About Cars 3

No matter how invested you are, or aren’t, in Pixar’s Cars films, the latest entry creates a weirdly interesting narrative around the franchise. Imagine if, after Blade Runner , Harrison Ford made a rom-com-dram sequel where Rick Deckard was suddenly running a hotel. And then he made Blade Runner 2049 , where he was… Read more..

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The $30 Graphic Tee Every Selena Gomez Fan Is Buying Today

Get it before it sells out.

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This is What Happens When You Teach an AI to Name Guinea Pigs

As literally every sci-fi movie has predicted, we’re becoming increasingly reliant on artificial intelligence. AI can already compose music , play Ms. Pac-Man —like a pro, nonetheless—and even manage a hotel .

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Under-$100 Sunnies That Look Way More Expensive

You'll actually wear these.

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You Won’t Even Recognize These Revamped Converse Sneakers

You should probably buy these sparkly shoes.

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This Study is Forcing Scientists to Rethink the Human Genome

The more data, the better, right? When it comes to genetics, it turns out that might not be the case. Read more...

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Slowly Slicing Through a Log Reveals an Alien World

Animating anything by hand using stop-motion techniques, one frame at a time, is a time-consuming and mind-numbing process. But in order to create the surreal organic images for his WoodSwimmer video , Brett Foxwell had to slowly slice away at a log, sliver by sliver, while photographing the entire process.

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This One Little Detail Makes a Classic Jean Jacket So Cool

Long live denim.

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Archaeologists Uncover Secret Message On Bible-Era Pottery

Those who live vicariously through Indiana Jones will be glad to know that a team of Israeli archaeologists has uncovered a cryptic message left on a 3,000-year-old pottery shard . The ink-on-clay piece of pottery—called an ostracon—was originally discovered in the 1960s, in a city west of the Dead Sea called Tel Arad.… Read more...

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