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Become an aerial stuntman with the world's smallest quadcopter

Tiny flying machines are quickly occupying our airspace, but before we go too far down the Skynet rabbit hole, let's have some fun. The half-ounce SKEYE Nano Drone is the world's smallest quadcopter, primed for airborne stunts and envy-baiting photos on Facebook. Ready to fly straight out of the …

Long-lost Star Wars companion film Black Angel brought back to life

The for-decades-considered-lost-but-not-forgotten short fantasy film <i>Black Angel</i> has been rediscovered and is once again brought back to life. …

Star Wars

Colorblind Father is Overcome with Joy After Seeing His Kids in Color for the First Time

Opie Hughes is a Pennsylvania dad who has never been able to properly see the color of his children's eyes. All his life, Hughes has coped with Protanopia, a form of colorblindness that causes him to see both red and green as a muddled brown/grey tone. But when his girlfriend found out about …

Color Blindness

Hideo Kojima confirms Metal Gear Solid V’s Quiet figure will have soft breasts you can play with

Recently, anime and video game fans have been sharing pictures online of the shoddily produced <b>figurines</b> that merchandisers have been foisting on …

Metal Gear

We're Premiering The Fjords' New Video and It's Really God Damn Violent

It's Sam Raimi meets Michael Bay meets Mighty Max via Nordic noir.<p>Considering Norwegian band The Fjords are still establishing themselves as a thing that exists, this music video is probably the biggest possible statement they could make. Accompanied by the pulsating and gospel synth-pop of their …

Kanye West and Vic Mensa Lit Up Chance The Rapper's High School Open Mic Night

Kanye also picked up an honorary doctorate, performed at a basketball game and confirmed his role in Spike Lee's forthcoming film. Is there anywhere he wasn't yesterday?<p>In a coming together of celebrity that could only happen post-internet or in a film starring Will Ferrell, Chance the Rapper …

Death Cab for Cutie performs on Fallon — watch

Death Cab for Cutie will soon be embarking on the second half of their massive world tour, which includes dates across both Europe and North America …

Kendrick Lamar Honored by California State Senate

Yesterday, Kendrick Lamar was honored by the California State Senate, who named him the 35th Senate District's Generational Icon. In a speech, state Senator Isadore Hall III praised Kendrick's rise from Compton local to worldwide star, as well as his continued ties to his neighborhood. After …

Luxury Yacht with Underwater Rooms Boasts Amazing Views of Ocean Life

The Dubai-based Kleindienst Group has designed a contemporary marine yacht concept that's unlike any other. Called the <i>Floating Seahorse</i>, it boasts an underwater master bedroom and bath that offer amazing views of the surrounding ocean.<p>This aquatic accommodation is a luxurious home away from home, …

Boating

Destiny is 50 percent off right now on Xbox One, Xbox 360 Gold and other deals

Xbox Live Gold subscribers can buy <i>Destiny</i> at a 50 percent discount this week, according to a post on Larry "Major Nelson" Hryb's blog.<p>Microsoft's latest discounts for Xbox Live Gold subscribers also span the Saints Row franchise and <i>Gears of War: Judgement</i> add-on content. The games and their …

Watch this immediately: Star Wars and Star Trek, together at last in interstellar mashup

It’s time for <i>Star Wars</i> fans and <i>Star Trek</i> fans to let bygones be bygones. Though a vicious battle has raged between them for decades, we think both …

Science Fiction

French doctors voice support for e-cigarettes

Ten French medical professionals have warned against a possible EU parliament move to re-classify "infinitely safer" electronic cigarettes as regulated medical products that would only be available in pharmacies.<p>A group of top French medical professionals on Sunday signed a letter voicing their …

Public Health

Scratch-Off World Map is a Unique Way to Document Your Travels

If you fancy yourself a world traveler, then the Art. Lebedev Studio has the atlas for you. They created the <i>I Was Here</i> scratch-off world map as a unique way to track the places you've been. The poster-sized product is printed with every country hidden underneath a layer of silver paint. Simply use …

Unique

Star Wars Nixon watches take inspiration from the dark side

What time is it? Time to get a new <i>Star Wars</i> watch! In the midst of all kinds of other announcements, fancy watch and accessories maker Nixon revealed …

TT Chocolates Font Family

TT Chocolates, a 10 fonts typefamily by Ivan Gladkikh of foundry TypeType.<p>The <b>TT Chocolates</b> font family is a geometric grotesque optimized for …

Typography

We Spoke to the Musical Masterminds Behind 'Adventure Time'

Casey James Basichis and Tim Kiefer have been scoring the world’s biggest pop culture phenomenon since it's conception.<p>You will rarely find a cartoon that manages to cross the boundaries of age, race, gender, and sexuality to become an international success. For that reason, <i>Adventure Time</i> is one of …

Scientists Shocked After Testing Ecig Vapor in the Lab

Over and over again, we’ve heard public health officials argue that we simply do not have enough scientific data to be certain that electronic …

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Bango! Here are Some #Rare Videos of Your Favourite Bands in High School

Nicki Minaj throwing a phone at someone in a high school acting class; Mac Miller rapping in the cafeteria; Green Day playing in their quad to no one. High School Never Ends!<p>Old people who haven’t felt anything in years love telling you that the best times of your life take place in high school. We …

E-cigarette users trying to quit smoking should vape every day, studies suggest

Researchers find those using e-cigarettes daily, especially ones with refillable tanks, made more effort to give up over a year than infrequent users<p>People who take up e-cigarettes in an effort to stop smoking should consider upping the nicotine dose they get by using them daily, scientists have …

Public Health

Daft vapers: the competitive world of e-cigarette smoking

The idea of people competing to exhale the biggest cloud of e-cigarette smoke might seem ridiculous. But it is a growing sport – with prize money to be won<p>Cloud-chasing. It suggests Wordsworth and Scandinavian lovers scrabbling up hilltops, bespectacled nimbus-spotters in red socks and hiking boots …

eCigarettes

Why Is The CDC Lying About E-Cigarettes?

For years anti-smoking activists and public health officials have tried to justify their irrational hatred of electronic cigarettes by arguing that vaping leads to smoking, especially among impressionable young people who otherwise would never touch tobacco. But that is not happening. To the …

Public Health

Top scientists warn WHO not to stub out e-cigarettes | Reuters

LONDON (Reuters) - A group of 53 leading scientists has warned the World Health Organization not to classify e-cigarettes as tobacco products, arguing that doing so would jeopardize a major opportunity to slash disease and deaths caused by smoking.<p>(L-R) Electronic cigarette vaporizers Cera and Luna …

Intriguing Design Roller Coaster: The Shifted House in Russia

Admit it!- having your place turned upside-town (after a memorable party, let’s say) is not something you are unfamiliar with at times. But this …

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