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Wintergatan - Marble Machine (music instrument using 2000 marbles)

'Battlefield 4' hides an incredibly elaborate Easter egg

You've probably seen some clever gaming Easter eggs in your day, but few of them are likely to be this... involved. Gamers playing <i>Battlefield 4</i>'s new Dragon Valley map have discovered an Easter egg that requires a massive, multi-step sleuthing campaign to complete. How massive? Well, it <i>starts</i> with …

One Look at a Photo of Two Strangers Who Sat Next to Each Other on a Plane Will Explain Why It’s Gone Viral

It’s said that everybody has a lookalike.<p>But how many of us can say we came across our lookalike sitting in our airplane seat as we boarded the flight, discovered that person was booked in the same hotel and then bumped into our twin later than night in a pub?<p>That’s exactly what happened to …

Here's a sneaky move that will boost your chances of success in a job interview

But it helps to know that you have some control over the way your interviewers perceive you. The key to winning over the person on the other side of the table is to come across as self-assured, while at the same time respectful of their knowledge and experience.<p>That's according to Maurice …

Honda's Project 2&4 puts the thrill of a motorcycle on 4 wheels

Honda Project 2&4<p>It's easy to forget that Honda makes more than reliable family sedans. Once in a while, however, the Japanese car- and …

The first 8K TV will go on sale soon for over $130,000

Sharp has demonstrated Super Hi-Vision 8K displays before (as seen above during CES 2015), but today in Japan it announced an 85-inch version is going on sale October 30th. Dubbed the LV-85001, it's a monitor (it has a tuner so you could call it a TV, but that can't actually receive 8K video) for …

Four future space technologies that will change the world in your lifetime

From ending natural disasters, to flying to Sydney in an hour, scientists are working on future technologies to solve some of humanity's biggest challenges<p>Imagine a world where severe storms, tornadoes, and flash flooding are no longer a threat to human life. Or a time when flying from London to …

Time Travel

Fossilized Human-Sized Sea Scorpion Found In Meteorite Crater

If you sea scorpion, say scorpion<p>If you think scorpions are scary today, be very glad that you weren't around 467 million years ago. Today, these stealthy stingers are found on land, but back then, scorpion ancestors ruled the seas.<p>In a study published today in <i>BMC Evolutionary Biology</i>, scientists …

Paleontology

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Metal Gear

This Boy With Debilitating Cerebral Palsy Is Asking the World for Birthday Cards

"He likes people to read to him and he loves bright colors."<p>Tate Malone is about to turn 16, and he's gone through a lot to get to that age. Now, with the help of his mom, he's asking the world to help him celebrate, the <i>Danville Register & Bee</i> reports.<p>Tate has cerebral palsy and epilepsy. He can't …

9 simple cooking hacks that will make you feel like an expert chef

A quality knife stays sharper longer, cuts better, and helps you save you money because it lasts forever. It's considered an investment for a reason.<p>But if you're stuck with a dull knife, simply stroke the blade against the exposed, unpolished ceramic bottom and voilà, your knife is ready for …

Samsung breakthrough almost doubles lithium battery capacity

Researchers at Samsung Electronics announced yesterday that they have developed a new technology to produce a silicon cathode material that coats Graphene onto a silicon surface for higher energy density. In other words, Samsung has found a way to almost double the capacity of lithium batteries, …

Clean Energy