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I can watch this machine spit out and bend metal tubes forever

There’s just something about tube bending machines that I can never get enough of. This video of the Sharpe Nissin CNC tube bender machine is basically hypnotizing me. As the tube pops (poops?) out of the machine, it gets bent … Continue reading

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UK plans to lock up cyberattackers for life

The Queen’s speech is that moment when the government asks an 88-year-old to read out its legislative agenda for the forthcoming year. This time out, Her Majesty has got hackers in her royal sights, with harsh punishments promised for anyone … Continue reading

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Automatic launches on Android, dismisses your friends when you drive

If you’re a car fan making do with a slightly older ride, Automatic’s $99 Link dongle is a neat thing to have around: it tracks your trips, monitors your fuel consumption, and lets you know when you’re being a leadfoot. … Continue reading

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Your Old Phone Could Help Eavesdrop on Illegal Rainforest Loggers

How do you catch a logger in the dense, remote rainforest? For a long time, the answer has been satellites, which may sound high-tech, but actually means you’re looking at photos of deforested land days after the loggers have made … Continue reading

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Rare view of Earth rising on the Moon taken by lunar orbiter

NASA has released a wonderful—and rare, they say—view of an earthrise in the Moon taken by the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter, with the Earth appearing over the Rozhdestvenskiy crater. There’s a GIF of this event in motion. Read more… Source: http://feeds.gawker.com/~r/gizmodo/full/~3/R4owK4hYdG0/+caseychanRelatedContinue reading

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Why Toenails Turn Yellow

Have you ever seen the toenails of your grandfather and thought he might be a troll? Those yellow, misshapen and brittle nails tend to make small children cringe, and in response, he wears knee high black socks with sandals. Read … Continue reading

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Vine’s Website Turned Into a Massive Searchable Library of Tiny Vids

Vine, Twitter’s six-second looping video app, just pushed another big update to its website, and it looks strangely familiar. It’s got playlists, channels, trending tags, and a "popular now" curated feed. And you no longer have to be a Vine … Continue reading

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