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People Suck at Coming Up With Good Android Lock Patterns

We’re pretty terrible at coming up with good passwords, but if you thought we were better when it comes to Android lock patterns, you’d be wrong. New research shows that the tic-tac-toe style patterns people devise to unlock their phones often follow dismally predictable rules. Read more...

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Federal "Meth Lab" Was Less Breaking Bad, More Terrible Science Fair Experiment

The news that an explosion at high-tech federal science lab last month might have been caused by meth production quickly precipitated a string of Breaking Bad jokes. But as became clear at a U.S. District Court in Greenbelt on Friday, this particularly meth lab was nowhere near as sophisticated as Walter White’s.

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This awe-inspiring nebula looks like the Eye of Sauron

NASA has published another astounding image snapped from the universe that surrounds us, and unlike ones that resemble paradise or mythical lands, this one looks like something straight from one of humanity’s most beloved works of literature: the eye of Sauron.

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This Madden NFL 16 ad has dancing, dinosaurs, and “Al Pacino”

Today you're going to witness an awe-inspiring video spot for the next Madden football video game. This video bounces off the last super-absurd ad spot for the game, bringing in a couple of headband-wearing muscle masters to answer the call of a madman, who's kidnapped our hero's girlfriend. They've got to train, and train hard

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Hulu grabs Seth Rogen’s ‘Future Man’ comedy

Hulu has ordered a 30 minute pilot episode for Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg’s ‘Future Man’ comedy, it has been announced. The comedy is said to follow the likes of a janitor who cleans up during the day, and who plays as a world-ranked gamer at night. Neither of those are central to the storyline, however.

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Yahoo Mail update adds event and package reminders

Yahoo Mail has received a much needed update, with Yahoo adding in new event reminders and package reminders to help users remember when they have something going on. Yahoo has added in visual information on events and packages that are being shipped, as well as informative notifications that include pertinent details, such as the time of the event.

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9-year-old gets ‘awesome’ gesture-controlled bionic arm

Josh Cathcart is a nine-year-old boy who was born missing a portion of his right arm, something that resulted in bullying and made life harder for him.

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Aztec skull rack may reveal thousands of decapitated human heads

Archaeologists in Mexico have revealed a skull rack found in the ruins of the Templo Mayor complex in Tenochtitlan. This is in modern Mexico City where the Museo del Templo Mayor now resides. As the museum displays history above, so do archaeologists continue to excavate below.

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Humans Have Definitely Made the California Drought Worse

The California drought is by all measures “exceptional.” But humans have made it even more so.

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2016 Chevrolet Camaro priced up for Mustang war

Chevrolet has priced up its 2016 Camaro, with the all-important sixth generation car kicking off at $26,695 when it lands in dealerships at the end of the year. Announced as Chevy's retort to the latest Ford Mustang back in May, the Camaro will be offered as a coupe or convertible, and though there'll be a relatively small number of models … Continue reading

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