All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘cool’

Netflix ‘God Mode’ Solves a Truly Frustrating First World Problem

Netflix is a great thing, I think we all can agree on that. But browsing Netflix’s vast channels of movies and TV shows is a giant timesuck. Thus, anything (anything) that makes the process easier and more enjoyable should be lauded. Do you check out what’s on Netflix on your computer? Of course you do, sometimes. You know how the …

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The First Successful Penis Transplant Has Occurred

It took nine hours, but a team of surgeons from Stellenbosch University and Tygerberg Hospital in South Africa have completed the world’s first successful penile transplant. Well, the team pulled it off in December of 2014. But it’s now being deemed “successful” because a “long-term result was achieved.” The first attempt at a penile transplant happened back in 2006 in …

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Hubble Finds Smiley Face Comprising Two Far Away Galaxies

NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope has been providing humanity incredible images from space for a quarter of a century, and it might’ve just given us the happiest picture its ever captured. Thanks to two far away galaxies and something called “strong gravitational lensing”, the Hubble has captured something smiling at us out in space. What you’re looking at above is a …

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Yeah, Dad, Google Translate Knows Your Dutch Vulgarity

Google Translate is a pretty magical app. I think we can say that without equivocation. Google recently added the ability to point and shoot words and have them instantly translated – and the darndest thing is that it actually works. Google Translate also improved its real-time conversation feature and added support for more languages. Basically, the Google Translate app is …

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This Site Will Ship Glitter Bombs to Your Enemies, You Passive-Aggressive Ass

ShipYourEnemiesGlitter.com is a new site that does exactly what it says it does. If you have an enemy, and you want to show them your hate in the most passive-aggressive way imaginable, the good folks at ShipYourEnemiesGlitter.com will package up a bunch of glitter and send it their way. And you know glitter. It’s going to get everywhere. “We’ve had …

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Google Glass’ New DVF High-Fashion Frames Now Available

If you’ve been holding off on joining the Google Glass Explorer program because you feel the basic Glass frames lack a certain amount of flair, today could be the day you take the ($1,800) plunge. Announced earlier this month, the new high fashion Glass frames, from famed designer Diane von Furstenberg, are now available to purchase on both Google’s Glass …

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Google Glass Tries High Fashion with New Diane von Furstenberg Collection

Now that anyone in the U.S. can buy their high-tech specs, Google has a few hurdles to jump to make Glass an everyday item for regular people. Apart from the still-exclusive price point of $1,500 (Google will surely drop that when Glass releases wide), there’s some backlash out there from people concerned about privacy, and a general consensus from some …

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Awesome Uncle Turns Kid’s First Points into SportsCenter Highlight

If you really want a kid to get into sports, you have to make them excited about playing. Editing a kid’s first-ever bucket and overlaying the SportsCenter top 10 graphics is a damn fine way to start. Via reddit, one uncle decided to do just that. “My nephew just made his first shot in little league basketball last night. I …

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First Ever ‘Magic Eye’ Music Video Hits YouTube, Is Awesome

Canadian indie band Young Rival has just released a truly kickass music video for their track “Black Is Good.” Y’all remember Magic Eye pictures, right? You know, “relax you eyes…” The book series, which featured autostereograms, first debuted in the States in 1993. If you had trouble seeing Magic Eyes, well, you weren’t one of the cool kids. You could …

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Scientists Use Vodka to Send World’s First Molecular Text Message

Researchers at York University in Toronto have finally found a good use for vodka. Using a simple setup with a spritzer and a receiver, placed apart from one another on a table, they were able to send the world’s first molecular text message. The message was programmed into a series of sprays, and the alcohol was sprayed across the room …

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DARPA Just Spent $26M… On Anti-Missile Laser Beam

According to an article in Military & Aerospace Electronics, the U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency has given a total of $26 million in contracts to two U.S. defense companies to research a more efficient anti-missile defense system. Northrop Grumman’s Aerospace Systems division in Redondo Beach, CA will receive $14.6 million while Lockheed Martin’s Mission Systems and Training division in …

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Here’s an Epic Slow Motion Water Balloon Massacre

Here’s how I feel about the recent “let’s film everything in slow motion” thing that’s happening on the internet. Every single time I see a video about some sort of “super slo-mo” or “2500 FPS” anything, I think to myself, “eh, seen it, whatever.” And then I watch it and I’m vomiting rainbows. It’s just cool. This is a water …

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