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High school girls face prison for time honored alarm clock prank

1 hour 26 min ago

1970 punishment for pulling the classic alarm-clocks-in-high-school-lockers prank: the vice principal administers an avuncular hair-mussing and a gruff chuckle. 2015 punishment for the same prank: IMPRISONMENT. Read the rest

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How big is the Minecraft universe?

1 hour 27 min ago

Very big. Huge. MASSIVE. (more…)

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Watch a running cheetah robot jump an obstacle

1 hour 28 min ago

MIT researchers built the first four-legged robot that can see an object as it's running and leap over it autonomously. (more…)

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I clicked one of those 'sexy' browser game ads so you don't have to

1 hour 33 min ago
We've all seen them; Ads featuring computer-generated women (or occasionally Kate Upton), promising a uniquely sexy game experience. I tried it. Wanna know what it was like? Read the rest
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Fan letter by Dave Grohl, when he was 14, to Ian Mackaye

1 hour 39 min ago

Ian Mackaye (Minor Threat/Fugazi) dug up this fan letter he received from Dave Grohl (Nirvana/Foo Fighters) when Grohl was 14 years old. No word whether Mackaye gave him "some numbers" or not. (more…)

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Place a rock on top of another rock, go to jail: Boulder cops

1 hour 47 min ago

Boulder artist Michael Garb (aka "Gravity Glue") says Boulder police have threatened to fine and jail him for stacking river rocks, which he has been doing for years.

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"A Series of Wholly Unrelated Observations About Vox Media's Acquisition of Recode"

1 hour 51 min ago

If you're wondering why Vox bought Recode, the excellent but slow-growing tech news site founded last year, start at the top: Comcast. Don't skip the tags. (more…)

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Apple must keep corporate monitor, says judge

1 hour 58 min ago

Apple has failed in a bid to rid itself of a court-appointed monitor, imposed on the tech company after it was accused of conspiring to raise the price of e-books.

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Will in-car HUDs make the roads hell?

2 hours 15 min ago

Dashboard-mounted cameras provide a world of youtube schadenfreude—bad drivers and insurance fraudsters getting their public comeuppance—but also come wedded to the promise of safety and security from those things.

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"Halt and Catch Fire" captures the spirit of tech innovation

2 hours 36 min ago
Period details thrill viewers obsessed with retro-tech and the rise of Silicon Valley , but the show's second season will need character at its heart Read the rest
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Apply for a Legend of Zelda college scholarship

2 hours 51 min ago
Are you a college student who embodies the virtues of the Triforce and needs five hundred bucks for school? Read the rest
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South African canopy walkway is breathtaking

3 hours 7 min ago

Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden near Cape Town, South Africa, offers visitors the chance to walk above the trees. Read the rest

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Sir Patrick Stewart claims his gelato game is “on fleek”

3 hours 22 min ago

Master thespian Sir Patrick Stewart is also a renowned social media aficionado. And his ice cream eating skills are equally impressive in this Instagram video with the caption “gelato game on fleek.”

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Mr. Tape, 1991: Soviet DJ spins reel-to-reel tape deck in classic hip-hop showcase

3 hours 39 min ago

A classic viral video that's been making the rounds since viral videos were shared on VHS tapes. (more…)

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Robotic cheetah can now see and leap over hurdles as it runs

3 hours 51 min ago

That robotic cheetah built by MIT researchers? They've now trained it to see and jump over hurdles as it runs, making it “the first four-legged robot to run and jump over obstacles autonomously.” (more…)

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Report: During Canada tax raid, Uber “remotely encrypted corporate data”

4 hours 1 min ago
“Uber Engineers in San Francisco tried to remotely encrypt the data in Uber Canada computers during a search conducted by Revenu Québec in Montreal last week,” reports La Presse. Read the rest
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Podcast recommendation: Happy Sad Confused

4 hours 4 min ago

In his weekly podcast Happy Sad Confused, MTV News Correspondent Josh Horowitz sits down with some of Hollywood’s finest for a relaxed chat about their careers. Read the rest

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Here’s a tiny tortoise eating a cucumber to brighten your day

4 hours 5 min ago

Her name is Lucy. She has her own Vine account.

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