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Robot Cheetah Sets Record
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Robot Cheetah Sets Speed Record For Legged Robots

This video is a badass demonstration of a cheetah robot galloping at 18 miles per hour. This is a brand new land speed record for legged robots. The last record was back in 1989 with a speed of 13 miles per hour. I love technology and we are advancing fast.

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Behind The Scenes Jurassic Park Footage

It's hard to believe that it's been like 20 years since Jurassic Park came out.  I remember seeing it in theaters and I remember peeing my pants in terror.  Check out some behind the scenes footage that was just released from the T-Rex break out scene.

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Worst Case of Autocorrect Causes School-Wide Lockdown

It’s happened to everyone — you text your husband or wife, “I love you with every fiber of my being,” but your phone actually sends, “I love you with every fiber of malaysia.” Most of the time it’s funny, but one person experienced the worst case of autocorrect ever. So bad, in fact, that it prompted a school-wide lockdown.

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Planned Parenthood of the Great Northwest
Planned Parenthood of the Great Northwest
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New Condoms Let You Brag Online About Using Them

You’ve probably heard of the social media check-in site Foursquare. All those “I’m the mayor of Burger King!” posts can be annoying, but there’s another site whose updates may be far more interesting — because it lets you report where and when you last had safe sex.

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Introducing The Beer Can Guitar Amp [VIDEO]

Apparently some brilliant maniac has combined both of our favorite things into one conveniently portable package. Ladies and gentleman we present you with the future of alcoholism/guitar amplification -- the beer can guitar amp.

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Mattel
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Go ‘Back to the Future’ With Official Marty McFly Hoverboard

Twenty-three years ago, as ‘Back to the Future, Part II’ first hit theaters, kids everywhere got their first look at a toy from the future.  It was the Mattel Hoverboard, the skateboard without wheels that uses futuristic technology to float inches above the ground. Rumors swirled in the ’80s and ’90s that the Hoverboard was real (rumors fueled by director Robert Zemeckis) but, alas, much to the disappointment of children everywhere, the Hoverboard was just another piece of movie magic.

But now, just three years shy of 2015 – the “future” of ‘Back to the Future, Part II” – Mattel has finally announced the Hoverboard for sale.

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Ethan Miller, Getty Images
Ethan Miller, Getty Images
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Chevelle’s Pete Loeffler Sees ‘A Lot Of Good’ In File Sharing

Chevelle frontman Pete Loeffler is one of the few artists you will talk to that says there have been some positive effects caused by the rampant increase in illegal file sharing over the past decade.

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Townsquare Media
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Your Music, News, and Weather – Now on radioPup 2.0!

Have you checked out the new radioPup 2.0? The same mobile app that lets you listen to Banana 101.5 anywhere you go now includes the latest posts, videos, and pictures from our website; up-to-date weather forecasts; and commenting with Facebook.

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Websites Going Dark to Protest Internet Bill

Tomorrow, January 18th, some of your favorite websites may not be available; why you ask? The Internet is striking to stop the  web censorship bills in Congress. I don't want to get all political, so the summary of SOPA would block websites that may contain pirated material or even links to said material from being accessed in the US. Find out who will be participating or may be participating.

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Samsung Smart Window
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Samsung Smart Window – A Look Into The Future

This is the coolest window ever. It's actually a hell of a lot more than a window, just picture if your Ipad was a window. I can't even imagine what the cost of something would be but it can't be cheap that's for sure. What do you think, waste of money?

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Photo: YouTube
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Building-Side Pinball Machine

In a world of PS3s and Cellphones that play 3D video, pinball machines aren't exactly making the headlines.  Unless of course the pinball machine is a building, cuz that's pretty effin sweet.

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Category: Technology, Videos
Photo: YouTube
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Amazing Samsung Communication Screen Video

It's amazing how far cell phones have come, considering that they've only been around the mainstream for under 20 years.  It's crazy to think what they'll be like 20 years from now, but the people at Samsung have an idea.  Take a look into the future.

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