Monthly Archives: October 2014

A Giant Drill Came This Close to Tearing Through a Packed NYC Subway Car

A whole bunch of Queens commuters almost got to star in their very own horror movie yesterday when a rogue contractor accidentally bored through an F-train subway tunnel with a 10-inch drill bit. So, uh, happy Halloween. Or something. According … Continue reading

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This Algae Farm Eats Pollution From the Highway Below It

A highway overpass is the last place most of us would think to install a farm. But algae, that wonderful little ecological miracle, is different. Since it consumes sunlight and CO2 and spits out oxygen, places with high emissions are actually … Continue reading

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Scratching an itch does indeed just make it itch more

Well that’s settled. You know how your mom always told you not to scratch that mosquito bite because that just makes it itch more? Your mom was right, and now we have the science to prove it.A team of heroic … Continue reading

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Why Everyone Wants to Kill the Mouse and Keyboard

In the past few decades, everything about our computers have changed. The screens. The guts. The size, weight, and materials. The software itself, of course. But one thing has stayed exactly the same, frozen in time from the early days: … Continue reading

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The Age Kids Have to Be Before You Can Legally Leave Them Home Alone

When is a child old enough to stay at home alone? While a kid’s maturity level should definitely come into play, some states have age restrictions—or at least guidelines—for how old is old enough to be unsupervised. Database Systems Corp, … Continue reading

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Brazil Is Keeping Its Promise to Disconnect from the U.S. Internet

Brazil was not bluffing last year, when it said that it would disconnect from the United States-controlled internet due to the NSA obscenely invasive surveillance tactics. The country is about to stretch a cable from the northern city of Fortaleza … Continue reading

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Trion Supercars | Nemesis

Hand-crafted by skilled artisans in America, Trion SuperCars has developed an advanced ultra-luxury, high performance line of vehicles designed around the driver. We provide the excitement throughout the vehicle design. The exterior lines are flawless from the front growl to … Continue reading

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Windowless plane would let passengers see world around them

If a window seat is enough to make you nervous on a flight, you might want to avoid a new kind of plane that could fly in as soon as a decade.

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Faster Internet speeds coming to Bright House customers

ST. PETERSBURG — Faster Internet speeds are on their way to Bright House Networks customers. Beginning in December, Bright House will offer download speeds up to 150 Mbps for new and existing customers. Residents with Standard Internet will move from 10 … Continue reading

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This is what happens when you give McDonald’s to organic food “experts”

“What happens when you serve McDonald’s food to some experts and pretend it’s a new organic meal?” ask Sacha and Cedrique. To answer this question they went to a organic food fair in Houten, Netherlands, armed with disguised McNuggets and … Continue reading

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