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5 Things to Love About the Avengers: Infinity War Trailer

Marvel released the trailer for the HIGHLY anticipated Avengers: Infinity War today and IT. IS. AWESOME. Video of Marvel Studios' Avengers: Infinity War Official Trailer Video of Marvel Studios' Avengers: Infinity War Official Trailer Video of Marvel Studios' Avengers:...
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Cubing Record is BANANAS

The Rubiks Cube World Record Got Broken!

This Rubik's Cube news is mind blowing. Mats Valk, a one-time 3x3x3 Rubik's Cube world record holder, reset the record this weekend by destroying the official best time. He can solve a Rubik's Cube in less than five seconds. You can't even peel off one sticker that fast (jerk): Video of RUBIK&#...
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Neil deGrasse Tyson's Sciencetastic Orlando Tribute Is Wonderful

The variety of feelings flying around the internet in the first 48 hours following the unspeakable tragedy in Orlando is a wonder of our modern communication. The sentiment from communities around the world, bonding together to show their support, means there is indeed hope in the world that we can...
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DUDE, They're Gonna Start Making Time Machines Again!

Ever since the time traveling escapades of Doc Brown and Marty McFly began in the mid 80's, nerd culture continues to obsess over the gull-wing doored DeLorean. The ones we get our hands on can't go back or forward in time - I'm not even sure they can actually pull off the 88mph required - but they...
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My 5 Biggest Questions Before Episode VII

Tomorrow Kool Keith, Manley, and friends are headed out with me to see Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens. At every step along the way, director JJ Abrams teased us with a ton of physical props designed to replace the ever-evolving-into-an-Ewok ideas of George Lucas and his all-digital...
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Nerd Talk: The Selfie Spoon

Manley calls them Lonely Polls for good reason, but I had no idea that anyone would ever be so desperate for attention that they would need to share a photo of breakfast chompery. Look, unless you write a blog about eating food for a living, we can do without your pretty face munching away on...
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Nerd Talk: Stone Science Growing THC Using Yeast!

This is probably an idea that will help someone somewhere skirt authority or choice wording of a law against marijuana - specifically, anywhere that says you can't have plants but doesn't say anything about the active ingredients in the plant. Scientists have figured out a way to make THC and...
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Nerd Talk: Robots Taking Your Job

I'm not sure which fate would be worse, robots taking all our jobs and leaving us with nothing to do but squabble (and possibly hump) amongst our rapidly expanding selves (see Wall-E), or just having them straight murder us or make us into their batteries (see Terminator/Matrix). One thing is for...
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Nerd Talk: Bummed About Space Whiskey

For "science" reasons, some nerds sent whiskey to space to see how it would mature. Because of actual science, they also ran the same experiment on Earth. The results were not awesome, and I'm bummed about 'em. For "science" reasons, some nerds sent whiskey to space to see how it would mature...
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Nerd Talk: The Screen You're Reading This On Hates Your Retinas... For Now.

Think about how just years ago, none of us had a smart phone, laptop, tablet that we stared at every day, all day. It's crazy to think about what those screens are probably doing to our eyeholes. 1. Expect to start seeing “eye safe screens” soon . Your computer/phone/tablet screens could be killing...
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