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Here's The 'Maleficent' Trailer Featuring Lana Del Rey That Premiered During The Grammys

Disney just premiered another new trailer for its live-action "Sleeping Beauty" film "Maleficent" during the Grammys.<p>The film features Angelina Jolie as the villainess as the story is told from her point of view.<p>Forget the movie for a minute though. We're digging Lana del Rey's take on the classic …

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Rare NES game sells for nearly $100,000, even rarer one appears online

Remember the ratty copy of <i>Nintendo World Championships</i> that popped up on eBay earlier this week? After a fast and furious auction, the ultra-rare cartridge sold for a staggering $99,902. Naturally, such eye-watering figures have prompted two more collectors to sell their prized possessions online. …

Desk toys - 7 craziest things connected to the Internet - CNNMoney

Yes, we now live in a world of Wi-Fi-controlled paper. Paris startup ReaDIYmate makes Internet-connected paper toys that move and play sounds, depending on what's happening in your digital life.<p>For example: When you get an email from your mother-in-law, the creature sitting on your desk can run …

Instead of Shooting People, this Guy Plays Grand Theft Auto as a War Photographer

Talk about choosing your own adventure! Reddit user cy_sperling decided to participate in Grand Theft Auto V’s online multiplayer mode as a war …

Forget Setting Goals. Focus on This Instead.

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>We all have things that we want to achieve in our lives -- getting into the better shape, building a successful business, raising a wonderful family, writing a best-selling book, winning a championship, and so on.<p>And for most of us, the …

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Download Your Tax Return Transcripts Straight from the IRS

Tax returns are one of those documents you should hold onto. But in case you've misplaced some, don't feel like digging them out of storage, or would …

How an emulator-fueled robot reprogrammed Super Mario World on the fly | Ars Technica

Tool-assisted speedrun gets arbitrary code running on unmodified SNES hardware.<p>In the world of personal computing, hacks that exploit memory errors …

Woman Photoshops Present-Day Self into Childhood Photos

Tokyo-born, London-based photographer Chino Otsuka takes the past and present photo project to a new level of expert photo manipulation with her series titled <i>Imagine Finding Me</i>. Rather than simply recreating old photographs as an adult, she inserts her present-day self into photos from her …

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Can You Run A Car On What Comes Out Of Your Butt?

Good news, ass-havers! The answer is <i>yes</i>. Even better news is that the vast majority of what's likely to be expelled from your butt has potential to …

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A Coder, a Programmer, a Hacker, a Developer, and a Computer Scientist walk into a Venn Diagram

January 5, '14 Comments [55] Posted in Musings<p>Sponsored By<p>A friend recently said: "I want to learn how to code. How and where do I start?"<p>I want to …

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The Auris freeDa Turns Your Sound System Wireless [Deals]

Upgraded to the iPhone 5S or 5C but still have a speaker dock with a 30-pin connector? The folks at Auris feel your pain. That’s why they’ve designed a way for you to enjoy your music without ever worrying about dock compatibility again.<p>The Auris freeDa is a small Bluetooth® receiver that connects …

Prescription Google Glass leaks as Explorers upgrade to new version

Google is letting Glass Explorers swap in their first-generation wearable device for a newer model if they want to try out a faster, more durable …