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27th May 2016 17:33
Flume has one goal: "I wanna make weird stuff." Well, that's not his only goal, but a fascination by the strange and infatuation with the unfamiliar are at the core of Harvey Streten's sound, and there's plenty of it to go around on Skin, his 16-track sophomore album that packed with big-name collaborators and warbled sounds galore. In an album darts frantically between experimental and made-for-radio pop, between the introverted and extroverted, between EDM for fans who listen proudly, fists…
27th May 2016 17:22
Partial results from an ongoing $25 million, federally-funded study into the dangers of cellphone radiation found a tentative link between such radiation and two rare types of tumors in male rats. However, the study won't settle the ongoing debate regarding the human health risks of cellphone use, an in fact it may only serve to intensify such discussions. SEE ALSO: The Swedish store with no cashiers lets you use a cellphone to do late-night shopping The study, from the National Toxicology…
27th May 2016 17:00
You wanna test the National Spelling Bee Twitter account? Prepare to meet oblivion. O-B-L-I-V-I-O-N. Much like its tiny contestants, @ScrippsBee plays to win. You could be a troll or an ally — it doesn't matter. Make a spelling error, and @ScrippsBee will come for you. It will come for us all. SEE ALSO: Everyone at the Spelling Bee is D-A-B-B-I-N-G @ScrippsBee has no patience for intolerant critics. @ScrippsBee will not hesitate to eviscerate even its staunchest fans. @ScrippsBee, a Twitter…
27th May 2016 16:55
Update, March 27, 1:50 PM ET: According to Sam Chuong, the seller behind the bottle listing, the highest bid is a scam. He has since re-posted a new listing, which had reached a whopping $11,100 at the time of posting. Our original story appears below. Turns out, it pays to be water-bottle flip kid. Or, at the very least, it pays to be an eBay seller auctioning off signed bottles from water-bottle flip kid. On eBay, a listing advertising "Mike Senatore's 'Flip…
27th May 2016 16:30
Scientists at Harvard have created an amazing new 3D pen that creates metallic objects with ease. Similar to the recent 3Doodler pen in some concepts, this new pen goes above and beyond and was created for adult use, with various possibilities in mind. See also: 10 Crazy Things 3D Printers Can Make Today This new... Read more » The post Is this pen your next 3D printer? appeared first on ReadWrite.
27th May 2016 00:30
First this man was hairy. Now he is not. This is the story of how he got from point A (hair) to point B (no hair). "Some people are hairy. Others deserve their own category of hairiness," reads the YouTube description. We are thinking this fellow, a professional bodybuilder, fits squarely into the latter category. Or at least ... he did. Be warned: this is an oddly transfixing video — transfixing in the way that, say, a zit-popping video is transfixing.…
27th May 2016 00:25
Dabbing, the hottest dance craze of January, is now the hottest dance craze of the Scripps National Spelling Bee. A vine by Sports Center reveals that contestants are going absolutely wild this year, dabbing after nailing words like "nominal" and "condignly." SEE ALSO: 'The Running Man Challenge' may be the new dab, but it actually goes way back Don't act like you don't want to dance when someone knows the correct spelling of "Nagelfluh" too. Have something to add to this story?…
27th May 2016 00:20
A hug hasn't confused us this much since middle school. A photo of a casual hug has become a viral optical illusion. Uploaded to Reddit by user Blood_Reaper, the hug either features someone hug-lifting a man off the ground, or a by-the-books vertical embrace. SEE ALSO: This bizarre train track optical illusion will mess with your mind But then, if the hug is a standard vertical hug, why are their arms positioned like this? Who does that? A closer look…
27th May 2016 00:07
Anthony Arriaga and Brandon Fitzpatrick pulled into Mountain View Memory Gardens Cemetery in West Virginia on Sunday, two young and unsuccessful drug dealers desperate for cash. They spotted a parked GMC Denali, an SUV with various models that range in price from around $30,000 to $65,000. SEE ALSO: Father took teenage daughter out of state to marry her rapist Bennett Hatfield, the former CEO of Patriot Coal and the owner of the Denali, wasn't far away. He'd come to the cemetery…
27th May 2016 00:00
Cory Richards had just summited Mount Everest, without oxygen, and his attempt to share his hard won victory with the world was being scuttled by the most mundane of tech issues. He was standing more than 29,000 feet above sea level, on the world's tallest peak, and his cell phone wouldn't work. Richards and Adrian Ballinger, his climbing partner for this expedition, had been Snapchatting their goal to summit Everest for more than a month, posting photos and videos daily to…