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NASA Can’t Wait To Plunge Itself Straight Into The Sun

Today, NASA reminded the world it will soon be performing the ultimate act of wish fulfillment on behalf of all humanity: in summer 2018, the space agency plans to launch a probe right into the Sun’s atmosphere. While the mission will sadly not be crewed, the 10-foot high Solar Probe Plus, now officially the Parker…Read […]

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Improve Your Balance During Your Lunch Break 

Ever wish you had better balance? Today’s workout gives you a chance to work on that skill. It won’t leave you sore or sweaty, though! These exercises are all about neuromuscular training: getting your nerves and muscles to work together so you can control your body precisely. Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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US Military Releases Video of Yesterday’s Successful Missile Destruction Test

The US military shot a missile out of the sky over the Pacific Ocean yesterday, in a successful test of America’s controversial ballistic missile defense program. And the Pentagon just released video of the test, showing both the launch of the dummy missile from the Kwajalein Atoll in the Marshall Islands, as well as…Read more… […]

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Cops Think This Tijuana Biker Gang Hacked Into and Stole Over 100 Jeeps

On Tuesday, federal authorities announced that several members of the Tijuana-based Hooligans Motorcycle Club had been indicted for some stealing $4.5 million worth of Jeeps in San Diego County. How’d they do it? Stolen keys? Smash and grab operation? Nah, according to police, these bikers just gained access to a…Read more… Continue Reading at http://gizmodo.com

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A Wild Origin Story For Saturn’s Most Mysterious Moon

Enceladus is having a moment: ever since NASA announced it had all the basic ingredients to support life, people have become interested in the unusual Saturnian moon. In addition to hiding a warm subterranean ocean beneath its crust, Enceladus produces enough energy from its hydrothermal vents that could…Read more… Continue Reading at http://gizmodo.com

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Space-Mutated Bacteria Could Be Bad News For Humans

A new experiment shows that long-term exposure to microgravity affects bacteria at the genetic level—conferring reproductive advantages that persist even after the bacteria is reintroduced to unaffected colonies and normal levels of gravity here on Earth.Read more… Continue Reading at http://gizmodo.com

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You’re Not on Mushrooms, This Animated Fidget Spinner Brings Super Mario to Life

Despite the internet already being oversaturated with fidget spinner content, YouTube’s A Pyro Design has come up with a unique use for the fad toys. He turned a fidget spinner into a handheld zoetrope that brings Super Mario to life using three simple frames of animation.Read more… Continue Reading at http://gizmodo.com

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Jezebel Kathy Griffin Is Sorry For that Trump Photo, But the Secret Service Is Investigating Her Any

Jezebel Kathy Griffin Is Sorry For that Trump Photo, But the Secret Service Is Investigating Her Anyway | Deadspin Keep The Olympics The Fuck Out Of Los Angeles | Fusion White Supremacist Accused of Killing Two Men in Portland Walked Into the Courtroom Ranting About Free Speech | The Root Inglewood Police Officers Who…Read more… Continue Reading at http://gizmodo.com

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Have a Hard Conversation Before You Have a Fight

I don’t like conflict, but I love holding a grudge. I easily fall into the pattern of noticing a loved one’s annoying or frustrating behavior, telling myself I’m not really bothered, hoping it’ll go away, getting increasingly irritated, then bringing it up as ammunition during a discussion about something else.Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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Kitesurfer Hopping From Pond to Pond Is Proof Humans Really Were Meant to Fly

Tethering yourself to a giant kite that’s strong enough to pull you right off the ground seems a lot less terrifying when kitesurfer Sam Light takes to the skies. This first-person footage of a recent adventure lets you (safely) ride along as he effortlessly hops from pond to pond making it seem like humans were…Read […]

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Watching an Underground Water Pipe Explode Is Like Seeing the Earth Fart

When thing go wrong underground, we’re often reminded that the Earth is nothing but a big ball of hot rocks, covered in a delicate skin of smaller, slightly cooler rocks. That became clear on Monday, when an underground water pipe exploded in Kiev, Ukraine. It actually looked kinda hilarious.Read more… Continue Reading at http://gizmodo.com

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