Monthly Archives: September 2015

LA and NYC’s Public Transit Systems Got In a Twitter Fight Over Baseball

New Yorkers like to make fun of LA’s subway. Angelenos like to make fun of how New York is a raging hellhole of gentrification that reeks of desperation and greed, but with great trains! So with their baseball teams meeting in the playoffs, it’s only natural that their transit systems start talking smack.

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Styrofoam-Chomping Mealworms Can Help Solve Our Trash Problem

Styrofoam: Cheap, convenient, and the bane of environmentalists. Americans throw away 2.5 billion foam cups every year, and the damn things just sit in landfills for millennia. Unless, that is, you sic a bunch of hungry mealworms on them.Read more… Continue reading

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The Best Hoodie You’ll Ever Wear

When it comes to insulation, forget cotton. This fleece hoodie will shed water while staying much warmer and, with a knit face, looks much classier than you’ll feel.

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Check Out the Ghost Shark!

The ghost shark is creepy as hell. It floats around the darkest part of the ocean looking like a fallen angel that just clawed its way out of hell. It’s not entirely a shark. It’s more like a shark’s earlier, eerier relative.

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Rush Limbaugh Thinks Gizmodo Really Wants to Genetically Engineer Humans

Gizmodo has confused Rush Limbaugh.Read more… Continue reading

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This Goofy Bird Just Defeated The Koch Brothers

This little guy is a thorn in the side of Big Energy and the Republican politicians that serve it. Why? It was able to unite hunters, ranchers, land owners, local politicians, the USDA, the Audubon Society, universities, and even ConocoPhillips to prev… Continue reading

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Something Odd Is Happening on Ceres and this Map Could be the Key to Revealing It

Our fly-by of Ceres continues to give us things to wonder over, like this topographic map which has revealed something quite strange about the dwarf planet—actually a couple of things.

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Apple’s App To Help You Move to iOS From Android Is Designed for the  Technophobic

In an effort to ease the transition of would-be iPhone owners who fear losing the contents of their Android devices, Apple made a simple tool to help make the transition as smooth as possible. Move to iOS works—even though it really doesn’t do anything at all.

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This Avengers: Age of Ultron Poster Perfectly Represents That Manic Marvel Movie

Love it or hate it, there’s one thing everyone can agree on when it comes to Avengers: Age of Ultron. It’s absolutely packed. Packed full of plot, heroes, villains and that style is perfectly fitted to artist Tyler Stout.

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Watch this bad ass guy go through a 9G centrifuge test

This is awesome. Here’s a guy who just passed his 9G centrifuge test, going through four different bouts of 9 G-force (and making funny awesome faces the entire time) and even lasting 10 seconds under 9G’s. High-G training is done to train pilots and astronauts to get them ready to deal with the crazy g-forces you feel when you fly (and to help you not pass out).

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How To Fix A Flat Tire When You’re Stranded In The Middle Of Nowhere

If you’re going to go off-road in your car or on your motorcycle, you need to know how to fix a flat tire. You’ll often be a long ways from help and likely without cell reception. Luckily, it’s easy to do. We just made a video showing you how.

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io9 Why The Nazis Believed They Could Win the Battle of Britain | Jalopnik Meet The Repair Shop With

io9 Why The Nazis Believed They Could Win the Battle of Britain | Jalopnik Meet The Repair Shop With The Worst Contract Ever | Jezebel Olympic-Level Troll Hijacks HLN Segment on Edward Snowden to Defend Edward Scissorhands | Kotaku What Works (And Doesn’t Work) In Today’s PS4 Firmware Update | Kinja Popular Posts

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Deadspin Root For The Mets In The Playoffs | Gawker Cops: Two Pre-Med Students Murdered a UCLA Soror

Deadspin Root For The Mets In The Playoffs | Gawker Cops: Two Pre-Med Students Murdered a UCLA Sorority Girl and Used a Snuggie to Cover Up Their Crime | Gizmodo The Best Ways to Get to Work, According to Science | Lifehacker How to Prevent Masturba… Continue reading

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Do You Have The New iPhone in Your Hands? What Do You Think?

Gizmodo wrote about our first impressions , our thoughts on 3D Touch , and put the camera through its paces , but I’m curious about your experience. Are you holding an iPhone 6s right now? Is it rose gold?

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What’s the Greatest Sense of Wonder You’ve Ever Experienced?

Science fiction and fantasy are all about imagining other worlds and offering other ways of seeing our own reality. But they also offer a huge, beautiful dose of wonder and amazement. What’s the greatest sense of wonder you’ve ever experienced, and where did it come from?

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How A Pharmacist Named F. C. Achard Doomed Us All

One present to the King of Prussia launched an industry that, if current experts are to be believed, will kill us all. Learn how a pharmacist started a factory that has caused the destruction of many, and the enrichment of a few.Read more… Continue reading

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Stunning footage of lightning in a volcanic ash cloud in Patagonia

BBC posted this truly stunning footage of a volcanic ash cloud just bursting with lightning and it’s totally staggering to see. It’s a violent phenomenon but in the picturesque setting of Patagonia, it almost looks like a painting that’s been animated. The burst of bolts almost looks fake.

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Why US Government Websites Are Going to Start Looking Really Sharp (For Real)

Unfortunately for us, we’ll no longer be able to publish exhaustive lists of the ugliest US government websites . But fortunately for the American people, any url ending in .gov is going to look and function better than it ever has before, thanks to new government-wide standards.

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What Works (And Doesn’t Work) In Today’s PS4 Firmware Update

If your PlayStation 4 looks a little different today, that’s because your machine probably updated overnight with firmware 3.00. While it’s a system update less sweeping than its version number implies, and the launch hasn’t been without hiccups and oversights, it comes with some pretty nifty new features.

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What Are the Best Stories of the Year So Far? (September 2015 Edition)

What were the summer’s best short stories? The ones you read and couldn’t stop thinking about, long after you closed the tab or turned the page? I have a few ideas about that…

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