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The Most Amazing Microscopic Videos of 2013

Every year, Nikon's Small World in Motion Competition rounds up the best microscopic videos from scientists across the world. The winners of the 2013 competition have just been announced, and the results are strange yet beautiful. Read More >>

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Andy Warhol's Lost Amiga Computer Art Rediscovered 30 Years On

The Andy Warhol Museum has recovered a series of artworks created by the famed pop artist in the mid-1980s using a Commodore Amiga home computer. Newly retrieved from old floppy disks, they're now available for all to see. Read More >>

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FBI Informant Sabu Linked to International Cyberattacks

Remember Sabu, the Anonymous hacker turned FBI informant? According to the New York Times, he's been linked to a series of international cyber attacks—and the suggestion is that they may have been ordered by the Bureau. Read More >>

science
A Simple Tetris-Based Explanation of Climate Change

Climate change is one of the most complex areas of scientific study out there, causing physicists, chemists and meteorologists alike to scratch their heads—so it's understandable that the rest of us find it a little difficult to grasp. But this video is your best chance yet of understanding the topic. Read More >>

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The Top Five Types of People We all Unfriend on Facebook

Ever wondered who's most likely to get the chop on Facebook? Wonder no longer, because researchers from the University of Colorado Denver have been looking into the most common unfriendings on the social network. Read More >>

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Watch Where 26 Asteroids Recently Slammed Into Earth

The Comprehensive Nuclear Test Ban Detection Network, that's usually used to monitor for covert nuclear weapons testing, serves and alternative use in its spare time: it detects asteroid impacts. This video visualises the data it's managed to collect since 2000. Read More >>

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Watch the First BASE Jump From the Tip of the World's Tallest Building

Hold tight. This new video shows Vince Reffet and Fred Fugen break a new World Record: by climbing to the very top of Burj Khalifa—the world's tallest building—and then BASE jumping off it. Read More >>

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Developers: Heartbleed-Affected OpenSSL Code is Beyond Repair

OpenSLL is screwed, and as a result we've got Heartbleed. But now a team of developers working to overhaul the code have deemed it beyond repair—and are instead creating an alternative, forked version. Read More >>

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How to Mould a Brain

Our brains are inherently plastic, and can be easily shaped to change our behaviour. In this video Crash Course looks at the history of psychology to explain how possible to mould our grey matter. Read More >>

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Help Record the Sound of Our Planet to Celebrate Earth Day

Our planet fizzes and crackles with a rich cacophony of sounds—but it constantly changes over time. Now, a team of scientists want to record the noises that surround us each and every Earth Day—which just happens to be today—to see exactly how it alters over time. Read More >>

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The Man Who Designed Verdana and Georgia Describes a Life Making Fonts

Read a magazine, book or website and you'll see the product of Matthew Carter's labours all over it—because he's the guy who designed hundreds of fonts, including Verdana and Georgia. In this video, he describes the interaction between technology and design in the creation of typefaces. Read More >>

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Who Should Control the Internet?

This week, the world's nations gather to discuss the influence the US wields over the internet and in particular ICANN—the web's logistical core. But who, exactly, should have the keys to the internet? Read More >>

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Apple Will Recycle Any Device You Give Back, Promises Tim Cook-Narrated Ad

Starting today, all of Apple's retail stores will accept any of the company's ageing products for recycling—and, if it looks resaleable, you might even get some store credit, too. Read More >>

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A Teenager Somehow Survived a Five-Hour Flight in a Jet's Wheel Well

A 16-year-old boy managed to stow away in the wheel well of a flight headed from California to Hawaii on Sunday—and then survived the five hour trip despite freezing temperatures, low pressures and little oxygen. Read More >>

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How You Can Make Graphene at Home in Your Blender

Graphene may be the supermaterial to rule them all—but it turns out you can make it at home. In your kitchen blender. Here's how. Read More >>

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Explore the World of Game of Thrones as if it Were on Google Maps

If you're desperate to understand the world from George R.R. Martin's A Song of Ice and Fire and Game of Thrones, here's you chance. The lands of Westeros and Essos have been given a full Google Maps-style treatment, so you can explore them in detail. Read More >>

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