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Watch: Bread maker flings dough across restaurant with astonishing accuracy

Incredible skill mixed with this paratha maker’s nonchalant demeanor of tossing dough disks across a room full of people may put him in the running …

Tamil Nadu

Regular ibuprofen usage "alters human testicular physiology"

A small cohort of 31 healthy young men who took 600mg of ibuprofen twice a day for six weeks developed "compensated hypogonadism" (big balls), …

National Academy of Sciences

We tried SnoHub, the Uber of snow clearing. Here's what you need to know.

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Uber

Mr. Fish’s Blowtorch Polemics Burn Trump, God, and Everything in Between

It can be dicey to read Dwayne Booth’s new book, <b>And Then The World Blew Up (Fantagraphics, $29.99)</b><i>,</i> over a cup of coffee. Chances are you’ll spit out …

Artists

because so many of you asked…

Approximately 162% of the total population of Twitter users has sent me this Gizmodo post about some mostly-awesome custom LEGO minifigs that are …

Star Trek

Enormous penis pops up in NYC

Meet the newest member of the Lower East Side street-art scene.<p>A towering painting depicting a shockingly life-like penis went up on the side of 303 …

Street Art

This Artist’s Work Looks One Way But Means Something Else. Can You Guess The Actual Meaning?

Some artists manage to find an unconventional expression even in the most conventional ways. <b>One such artist is Israeli graphic designer and</b> …

Hugh Hefner

How to Bring the Internet to Everyone

Thomas Hedger<p>More internet access could mean everything to people in rural areas, and the way we could deliver it is something unexpected.<p>In our hyper-connected world, when the internet goes down, your ability to get things done goes down, too. For the 34 million Americans who don’t have access to …

Project Loon

Oh please let zines be the future of media!

In Nieman Labs's "predictions for journalism in 2018" roundup, there's Kawandeep Virdee’s "Zines Had It Right All Along": which celebrates the …

Snowden's New App Turns Your Phone Into a Home Security System

Your digital security, any sufficiently paranoid person will remind you, is only as good as your physical security. The world's most sensitive users …

Edward Snowden

Using ranch dressing for bongwater is bad, but mouthwash is good

Justin Caffier was good enough to play human guinea pig in the quest for the ideal liquid to put in a bong. Colloids and emulsions quickly got ruled …

Winston Churchill

JCPenny removes racist display in Sioux City

via Facebook<p>JCPenny, whose name I did not realize now contains a space in it, removed a racist display from their Sioux City, Iowa location. …

T-shirts

Don’t keep cell phones next to your body, California Health Department warns

The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) issued a warning against the hazards of cellphone radiation this week. Yes, the thing we are all addicted to and can’t seem to put down is leaking electromagnetic radiation and now California has some guidance to safeguard the public.<p>The CDPH asks …

UC Berkeley

Battlestar Galactica's Ronald D. Moore returns to space with new Apple TV series

Apple’s new worldwide video programming division is ramping up as it orders its third scripted series, this one from <i>Battlestar Galactica</i> head Ron D. …

Motherboard announces a neutral, meshing community ISP based at Vice's Brooklyn headquarters

Motherboard -- an imprint of Vice -- has announced that it will build a community ISP branching off its Brooklyn headquarters, built on meshing …

Egyptian singer sentenced to prison for video 'inciting debauchery'

<b>(CNN) —</b> A court in Egypt has sentenced a female pop singer to two years in prison for "inciting debauchery and immortality" in an online music video, according to reports by Egypt's state-run Al-Ahram online.<p>The music video of the song "I Have Issues" was released last month and sparked immediate …

Egypt

'Huge Victory': Judge Drops Felony Riot Charges Against Six J20 Protesters

In what was described as a major win for those who took part in "the first act of resistance under this administration," a federal judge on Wednesday …

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You Can Get Your Partner's Head Printed On The Wobbling Willy Sex Toy & It's Just As Creepy As It Sounds

If you've been searching for the perfect sex toy for yourself or someone else for the holidays, well, this isn't going to get you any closer to …

Cool Stuff

9 Falafel Recipes That Will Get You Hooked on Mediterranean Meals

Have we mentioned that we love debunking the myth that store-bought is superior to homemade? You guessed it: When it comes to a falafel recipe, …

Vegan

Killer cop off to jail for shooting unarmed black man in back

A North Carolina cop who shot an unarmed black man in the back is going to jail for at least 19 years.<p>Michael Slager killed Walter Scott in 2015, …

Policing

Watch: Man risks his life at California fire to save a bunny rabbit

They tell you not to go back into a burning house to save a pet...well here's a man who jumped out of his car on a highway in Ventura County to save …

New Species of Tarantula Discovered in South America is Beautiful Bright Blue and Lives in Strange Tree Holes

On an expedition to Guyana, scientists were excited to discover several new animal species, including a handful of beetles and butterflies. However, …

Mysterious Hydrogen Clouds Have Been Mapped Moving at Incredible Speeds Through The Milky Way

Where do they even come from?<p>There are an awful lot of peculiar mysteries in space, made all the more enigmatic because we can't get a close, …

Shot of plastic particles fools haywire immune system - Futurity

Your immune system can do more harm than good, particularly by causing inflammation after some injuries. Injecting nanoparticles could keep it …

The best strap-on unicorn horn

After careful examination of several practically-identical products and a thorough delve into reader reviews, I can finally make my long-awaited …

Man painted own road signs to get to work faster

A man in China was fined $125 after painting his own road signs to expedite his daily commute.<p>The Modern Express reports that a 28-year-old man …

Minnesota Public Radio

Fairground Lights Get British Town In The Mood, But Maybe Not The Holiday Mood

“Nothing screams Christmas like a lit-up phallus."<p>The holiday season began with a bang in a town in southwest England on Friday night, when the annual Winter Festival in Keynsham, near Bristol, took on an adult theme:<p>Visitors said the way lights were arranged for a fairground attraction made it …

Christmas