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Speedrunner beats Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 2 faster than you can microwave popcorn

If you're going for a jaw-dropping speedrun time in <i>Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 2</i>, it'll take more than skill at pulling off tricks in the game. You'll need to be absolutely flawless navigating its menus between challenges.<p>This video, by GeorgeThePlushie, finishes the game in a total time of 3:26.41, …

Is this the most powerful combo in Hearthstone?

<i>Hearthstone</i>'s community has discovered some pretty incredible combos using Blizzard's card game over the last year ... but this might just be the coolest combo I've ever seen.<p>The video above comes from YouTube user HysteriA, who is trying out some of the new cards introduced in <i>Hearthstone</i>'s <i>Curse of</i> …

New cassette tape could hold 47 million songs

<b>(CNN) —</b> Forget the cloud, and rework your mental image of those mysterious data centers. Sony has reinvented a tool for storing a mind-numbing amount of data:<p>A cassette tape.<p>But this isn't one of those rattling plastic tapes you used to compile your ultimate summer road-trip jams and, too often, …

Watch SpaceX’s rocket float 3,280 feet above the cows — then smoothly land on the prairie

SpaceX’s latest reusable rocket test was a success — and a stunning one at that.<p>Elon Musk’s spacecraft company yesterday tested its Falcon 9 Reusable rocket, bringing it to an altitude of 3,280 feet (1,000 meters) before safely guiding it down to the Texas grasslands.<p>Even better, SpaceX filmed the …

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The Best Length for Online Content

<i>This post originally appeared on the Buffer blog.</i><p>Every so often when I’m tweeting or emailing, I’ll think: Should I really be writing so much?<p>“Europe's leading digital technology conference”It's happening, Join 15k digital minds to shape what's next for your businessI'm interested<p>I tend to get …

Why Time Slows Down When We’re Afraid, Speeds Up as We Age, and Gets Warped on Vacation

Given my soft spot for famous diaries, it should come as no surprise that I keep one myself. Perhaps the greatest gift of the practice has been the daily habit of reading what I had written on that day a year earlier; not only is it a remarkable tool of introspection and self-awareness, but it also …

Did An Ad Agency Just Create “The World’s Most Beautiful Sustainable Font?”

With Ryman Eco, a typeface that uses 33% less ink than standard fonts and 27% less ink than the leading sustainable font, Grey London says it has created an eco-friendy and beautifully designed font alternative.<p>When a story about a young boy who determined (erroneously, some say) that the …

10 surprises about our solar system

Here are 10 unexpected and intriguing facts about our solar system – our sun and its family of planets – you probably did not know!<p>Remember those …

Science Says Women Like These Terrible Dance Moves

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Researchers from Northumbria University in the U.K. and Germany's University of Gottingen claim they …

Facebook's 'Hack' is here to shake up programming

Facebook engineers Bryan O'Sullivan, Julien Verlaguet, and Alok Menghrajani spent the last few years building a programming language unlike any other.<p>…

Prisoners 'could serve 1,000 year sentence in eight hours'

Future biotechnology could be used to make prisoners feel as if they were serving a 1,000 year sentence, a team of scientists claim<p>Future biotechnology could be used to trick a prisoner's mind into thinking they have served a 1,000 year sentence, a group of scientists have claimed.<p>Philosopher …

The working Lego keyboard of your nerdy dreams is here

Back in 2005, Lego tinkerer Jason Allemann attempted to build a prototype of a working keyboard out of Lego using the membrane from a curved Microsoft Natural keyboard. The curves fought back, and the project was never finished. Fast forward to 2014 and Allemann has taken another stab at it, this …

Lego Cubestormer robot solves Rubik's Cube in less time than it takes to read this headline

Until yesterday, the world record for fastest time in solving a Rubik's Cube was 5.27 seconds, which was set in the fall of 2011 by a Lego robot named Cubestormer 2. Thanks to the machine's successor (aptly named Cubestormer 3), the time to beat is now <i>3.253 seconds.</i> The robot, which is the third in …

How to Give a Foot Massage

Staff Reviewed<p>A foot massage is a great way to pamper someone special and help them unwind after a long day. As an added benefit, food massages can …

Stephen Wolfram Wants To Make Computer Language More Human

At South By Southwest, programmer and scientist Stephen Wolfram showed off more of his Wolfram Language software.<p>Last month, Stephen Wolfram--scientist, founder of Wolfram Research, and the closest thing Big Data has to a rock star--unveiled Wolfram Language, a "symbolic" computer language more …

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Snowboarder Jamie Anderson Says Tinder In The Olympic Village Is 'Next Level'

Apparently, when you combine Tinder and the 2014 Winter Olympics, things go to the "next level."<p>Snowboarder Jamie Anderson chatted with Us Weekly about the atmosphere at the Sochi Olympic Village, and the gold medalist revealed it's not all work with no play.<p>"Tinder in the Olympic Village is next …

How to Write a Research Paper

When studying at higher levels of school and throughout college, you will likely be asked to prepare research papers. A research paper can be used …

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It’s Time to Volumize for More Size on Your Bi’s and Tri’s So you’re back for more, huh? You accepted “The 500-Rep Chest Challenge” (IRON MAN, November ’12), you finished first in “The Back Blast 500” (July ’13), and now you want a 500-rep arm assault? Well, who am I to say no? So take […]

It’s Time to Volumize for More Size on Your Bi’s and Tri’s<p>So you’re back for more, huh? You accepted “The 500-Rep Chest Challenge” (<i>IRON MAN</i>, …

What doctors definitely won't tell you

Some months ago, we saw the launch of a print version of the alternative medicine magazine What Doctors Don't Tell You. This immediately inspired some other publications with a similar format. As with any publication that spreads information about human health and medicine that generally …

How to Clean Your Room

People know what it's like to face the challenge of cleaning a messy bedroom. Sometimes, it can feel like you're about to climb Mount Everest when …

5 Critical Training Mistakes

Here's what you need to know...<p>Don't change exercises just for the sake of change. Choose exercises that you can progress for at least 3 months.<br>• Lifts …

Big Pic: Frog That Got Too Close To A Rocket Will Make You Laugh, Cry

This frog launched into the air by the LADEE rocket will fill you with emotions you didn't know you could produce, is what I'm saying.<p>So: Space Frog. What can we say about this Space Frog? A quick eulogy perhaps, since this frog, which apparently got too close to the LADEE spacecraft launchpad last …

Add 100 Pounds to Your Squat

<i>Here's what you need to know...</i><p>• Breathing paused squats could be the hardest, most effective tool in your the toolkit.<p>• By exhaling under a squat, …

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Comments of the Week: Affleck Edition

Forget what the other threads have been saying. This week’s Comments of the Week are all from the news that Ben Affleck is the next Batman. If Star Wars VII rumors are poison (and they are), then scenes from FilmDrunk’s collectively imaginary Southie Batman are the antidote. Commenters, you have …

Building Hardcore Athleticism

Here's what you need to know...<p>Athleticism requires movement quality, coordination, strength, and speed – in that order.<br>• It's a lot easier to pack on …

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Pokemon X and Y Gamescom demo shows off the game's extreme makeover

<i>Pokemon X</i> and <i>Y</i>'s revamped visual aesthetic is nothing short of a revolution for the series, but the franchise's next evolution — which had its hands-on debut at Gamescom 2013 — doesn't just look good for a Pokemon game; it looks <i>good</i>.<p>Every part of the game has received a significant visual overhaul. …

How to Perform Astral Projection

Astral projection refers to an out-of-body-experience (OBE) during which the astral body leaves the physical body and travels to the astral plane. …

Enter The Six-Pack: Train Like Bruce Lee

"Absorb what is useful. Reject what is useless." These legendary words are often attributed to Bruce Lee, and while it's debatable whether they …