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Playing With These Sonic Animations is the Most Fun You'll Have Today

Okay, here is an addictive diversion I think you're going to like: Patatap lets you make tunes and pictures with your computer keyboard (instead of boring old words). It's lovely, it's easy, and it's fun—try it below! Read More >>

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A 300ft Waterslide Could Be Coming to Bristol Town Centre This Summer

An Oxfam, a Starbucks, a Nandos. Add to these highstreet staples on Bristol's Park Street a 300ft waterslide installation art piece. Wheee! Read More >>

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Relive Jurassic Park's Iconic Hacking Scene Right From Your Browser

For the most part, Jurassic Park isn't the kind of movie you'd want a chance to live out, what with the mortal danger and velociraptors and all that. But thanks to the amazing Jurassic Systems website, you can experience of of Jurassic Park's safer thrills first-hand: getting hacked by Dennis Nedry. Read More >>

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Real Life Version of X-Men's Gambit Blows Things up by Throwing Playing Cards

Growing up, I never wanted Cyclops' optic blast or Wolverine's adamantium claws or Magneto's power over magnetic fields, I wanted to throw cards like Gambit. I don't know if that makes me an unimaginative little kid who only dreamt about realistic powers but I do know I spent many summer days throwing cards at everything. Sadly, I never grew up to be like Gambit. This guy, comedian Javier Jarquin, did though. Watch him throw playing cards with incredible accuracy and enough strength to break glass. Read More >>

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Turn Your Mouse Into a Sci-Fi Noise Factory With This Theremin Emulator Webpage

Theremins are the eccentric production lines of weird squeeps and bloops; the de rigueur sound of kitschy black-and-white sci-fi movies and DJ rave alike. Anyone with an appreciation of music, or just noise, should, given the chance, play with one—and now you can from the comfort of your computer, thanks to Femur Design's Theremin webpage. Read More >>

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The Lego Movie Official Blooper Reel is So Much Fun to Watch

After watching this blooper reel from The Lego Movie, I'm curled up in a ball laughing so hard that my abs risk being laughter-cised into a rock-hard 2x4 red Lego brick. It's just so much fun. Read More >>

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InMotion SCV Hands On: A Cheaper, Lighter Segway That's a Lot of Fun

Segways: the electric, two-wheeled, lean-steered, personal transporters. There are two major problems with them, though: They're very expensive, and they're very heavy. But a small company called InMotion may have just solved those problems. I got to zip around on one outside this year's CES on one of InMotion's SCVs, and I had way more fun than I should have. Read More >>

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Google's Piñata-Bashing Birthday Doodle: A Perfect Friday Time-Waster

Today marks the confluence of Google's 15th birthday (sort of). What's that mean for you? Every excuse to waste the day playing with the search giant's celebratory interactive piñata doodle. Have at it! Read More >>

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Holy Crap -- I Can Draw Freehand in 3D?

3Doodler caused quite a stir at the IFA trade show in Berlin last weekend, and it's easy to see why -- who doesn't want to draw in 3D? Read More >>

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Guess Where You Are in the World with Google Street View

Think you know your geography? Think you know what a country looks like? What if you were dropped in the middle of nowhere and had to figure out where you were? That's what GeoGuessr is. It's an insanely fun game that gives you an image from Google Street View and asks you to point out where you are on Earth. It's pretty hard. Read More >>

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Amazing Grandparents Created Ridiculously Awesome Tree House Mansion for Their Grandkids

It's nice to be a grandparent because you can enjoy spending time with your grandkids without worrying about the minutia of parenting. Plus, it's your second go around with little rascals so you get to have fun with it. Like Steve and Jeri Wakefield, two grandparents who are having so much fun at being awesome grandparents that they built their grandkids this amazing tree house mansion. I don't think kids have ever dreamt of tree houses this nice. Read More >>

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Photoshopping Calvin and Hobbes into Real Life Makes Me Really Happy

Here's something that'll brighten you up just in time for the end of the week: Calvin and Hobbes being spliced into real life photographs. I don't know how many times I wished these guys existed in real life when I was young. Hell, I think I still do. Read More >>

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Quite Possibly the Funnest Use of Emoji

Emojis are almost always fun. I mean, does it get better than throwing up hilarious characters like a hammering toilet with winged money to friends or changing Jay-Z and Kanye West lyrics to Emoji so hard? Didn't think so. But what about those shape emojis? THOSE are useless. Until now. Read More >>

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With One Click, You Can See Every Google Doodle Ever Made

What's better than some Google Doodles? How about ALL of the Google Doodles all shiny and in chronological order. It's simple: 1) Go to Google.co.uk or Google.com. 2) Hit "I'm Feeling Lucky" without typing anything first. 3) Enjoy. [Big ups to Matt Cherette for the link] Read More >>

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