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Saturday Fun: Incredible Tesla Coil Video

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Destin, from YouTube channel Smarter Every Day, dives into the topic of Tesla coils in a way no science class ever could. If you’ve never seen lightning bolts play music, strike a human and leave him standing, a real Ghost Busters style lightning gun or electric bolts in super slow-mo… you MUST watch this entire video. The video is highly entertaining ...

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We Found a Great Deal on the Best Streaming Stick on the Market: Fire TV Stick with Alexa Voice Remote

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For those who have cut the cord or prefer to watch their favorite programs on-the-go, Amazon has upgraded the best-selling Fire TV Stick with a quad-core processor, faster wi-fi and an amazing voice remote. The next generation of Amazon’s bestselling Fire TV Stick is the most powerful yet and now includes the most accurate voice search of any streaming media stick ...

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WATCH: Antares rocket launches space station supplies first time in 2 years

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Orbital ATK is hoping for a return to success after a crash and explosion almost two years ago. Nearly two years after a privately built Antares rocket crashed and exploded, the booster’s builder Orbital ATK is ready to return to flight. Tonight (Oct. 16), an upgraded version of the Antares rocket will soar into the sky above Virginia’s Eastern Shore, a ...

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Samsung has removed the Galaxy Note 7 from the market and here’s why [video]

Samsung has now pulled all Galaxy Note 7’s from shelves and halted production of their newest smartphone. Samsung’s troubles with the Galaxy Note 7 began several weeks ago as the phones began spontaneously combusting and/or exploding in hotels, restaurants and even on airplanes. The electronics manufacturer then issued a recall and replacement program featuring new batteries that were supposed to ...

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Introducing Pixel, Phone by Google [video]

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Introducing Pixel, a new phone by Google. It has the highest rated smartphone camera. Ever. A battery that lasts all day. Unlimited storage for all your photos and videos. And it’s the first phone with the Google Assistant built in.*

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WATCH: Elon Musk Unveils Detailed Plan for SpaceX to Colonize Mars

SpaceX Founder, CEO, and Lead Designer Elon Musk will discuss the long-term technical challenges that need to be solved to support the creation of a permanent, self-sustaining human presence on Mars.

On Tuesday, Billionaire Tech Entrepreneur Elon Musk unveiled his plan to colonize Mars. What will people think of his strategy to expand humanities territory to the red planet? “I think it’s going to sound pretty crazy, so it should at least be entertaining.” Entertaining, crazy or awesome .. you decide:

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What life might be like for our grandchildren

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The planet has seen dramatic changes in the last 100 years, so what do scientists, futurists and architects think our grandchildren will experience 100 years from today? First, lets see how well kids 50 years ago predicted 2012 and how victorian ideas of what life would be like today… Next, here’s what our time’s scientists and thinkers believe may be ...

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Robot Buses & Lord of the Rings

Some customers are complaining about the fit & finish on Mercedes' new driverless bus.

A reporter at the Dailydot.com writes “We’re one step closer to the automated bus future of our dreams,” which tells you something about the content of nerd fantasies. Mercedes Benz is currently testing its “Future Bus” that’s described as “an autonomous, self-driving bus that can navigate complicated routes without the aid of a human being.” The most recent test took ...

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What’s what in tech – big data finds the winners and losers

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Tech startup accelerator, Y Combinator, uses keywords from tech applications to see what sectors are on the rise and what’s getting left behind. Courtesy of: Visual Capitalist Y Combinator breaks the keyword-based research down in a post on the company’s The Macro blog, which discusses many of these trends over the course of years in great detail. Slack, the popular workplace ...

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Ruining the Movies One Text at a Time

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It must have been the result of what Boston Herald columnist Howie Carr derisively terms a “nationwide search.” AMC Theatres was looking for a new CEO and it hired Adam Aron. He’s not on the job three months before Aron unveils a new marketing strategy: Attracting 22–year–olds by driving off everyone aged 35 and over. In an interview with Variety, ...

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