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Airbnb now takes restaurant reservations in 16 US cities

Airbnb, much like Uber before it, is expanding its business by getting into the restaurant industry. In this case, the company has started accepting restaurant reservations on behalf of customers who plan to eat out while traveling. The service currently supports nearly 650 restaurants throughout the US; Airbnb says this is a curated selection and that the reservation process takes … Continue reading

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This Teen Is Restoring the Showbiz Pizza Robots That Creeped You Out As a Kid

If you were a child of the ’80s, if there wasn’t a Chuck E. Cheese’s location in your town, odds are you celebrated a birthday or two at Showbiz Pizza while the animatronic band Rock-afire Explosion performed. To some, it’s a creepy memory they’d rather not revisit.

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The Destruction of This 200-Ton Boulder Proves That Humans Will Not Be Intimidated By Stupid Rocks

What happens when a 200-ton boulder slides onto the road, completely blocking traffic? Well, absent Paul Bunyan , you have to blow that shit up, just to show Nature who’s boss

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Our Greatest Geological Discovery Is This Chocolate Boulder With Edible Candy Geodes Inside

If you thought Cadbury Creme Eggs were humanity’s greatest confectionery creation, Alex O’Brien Yeatts , a baking and pastry student at the Culinary Institute of America, has come up with a dessert that looks straight out of a geology textbook—not a cookbook. Read more...

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The Robots of the Future May Be Controlled By Magnetic Fields

Life is soft. If we want our robots to become more lifelike, or if we want to start using them for more biological applications, they too have to be soft and flexible. That includes robots designed to  move around in fluids, robots designed to augment organs in the human body , prosthetics, and, uh, this

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Watching Wacky Pizzas Get Baked Totally Melts My Mind

I don’t really think pizza needs any more toppings beyond some sauce (preferably marinara) and some cheese (preferably mozzarella) but if you’re one of those weirdos who enjoys silly things on their pizza like cauliflower, grapes, potatoes, and shrimp, you’re gonna love this video where ten wacky pizzas get baked right in front of you. Actually, even if you don’t like complicated pizzas, you’ll still enjoy watching the video because it feels like you’re tripping out as they morph into each other.

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Pokemon GO: Five places you should avoid playing

With Pokemon GO launching in yet another region today - welcome to the party, Japan! - I thought it might be a good time to remind everyone that even though Pokemon fever is still running strong, there is still a time and a place for Pokemon hunting. To be a little more specific, there are a few places you should … Continue reading

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McDonald’s turns food tray into a music production app

Food trays at fast food restaurants are designed to do one thing: get your food to a table in an easy and quick manner. But as our digital age progresses, it's time for these plastic trays to start doing more. Last year we saw KFC turn them into Bluetooth keyboards so you can keep your greasy fingers off your phone's … Continue reading

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The Real Reason You Wouldn’t Want to Live On an All-Local Foods Diet

An investigation into several locavore restaurants revealed that what was written on the menus wasn’t at all what was showing up at the tables.

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Get the most out of your next vacation with these 12 apps

Maps, guidebooks and pocket dictionaries used to be regarded as travel essentials - but no longer. The digital age has lightened our luggage and made navigating our way around new places a whole lot easier. All you need is your smartphone or tablet,...

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