1. Is this the flag that could represent Earth to the stars?
     Published by CNet on 2015-05-22 at 08:02:57

A design student's graduation project proposal: a flag to unite the world as humans.

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2. Virtual reality may rule video games. Here’s who will rule VR
     Published by CNet on 2015-05-22 at 06:28:19

Soon you'll don a high-tech headset as easily as you reach for your controller. Watch for blockbuster launches in the year ahead that pave the way to the brave new virtual world. Facebook and Valve lead the charge.

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3. Three subscription services that are totally worth it
     Published by CNet on 2015-05-22 at 07:44:06

The Cheapskate hates paying monthly fees for anything, but exceptions are sometimes made. Here are three, along with totally free alternatives!

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4. Google’s Android poised to get full fingerprint support
     Published by CNet on 2015-05-22 at 07:13:27

The feature would allow developers to bake fingerprint sensing into their applications and Google to use it freely across Android.

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5. Apple Watch orders fell sharply after the first day and haven’t grown since, a shopping data firm says
     Published by QZ on 2015-05-22 at 04:00:26

Apple Watch pre-orders started with a bang and Apple’s initial inventory quickly sold out. Then US orders immediately fell, and have remained mostly flat since, according to analysis from Slice Intelligence, a company that tracks US consumer s...

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7. Top 10 new species for 2015 (pictures)
     Published by CNet on 2015-05-22 at 06:49:21

The International Institute for Species Exploration and the SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry have announced the top 10 new species discovered last year, including a "chicken from hell" dinosaur and a pufferfish that makes underwater "cro...

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8. Pac-Man Turns 35 Today. So Here, Have Some Nostalgia
     Published by Wired on 2015-05-22 at 04:30:50

Pac-Man turns 35 today. Here’s a look back at the era when Pac-Man fever ruled the world.
The post Pac-Man Turns 35 Today. So Here, Have Some Nostalgia appeared first on WIRED.

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9. Watch the furthest flight ever flown on a real life hoverboard
     Published by Gizmodo on 2015-05-22 at 08:19:00

The Guinness World Records says that Catalina Alexandru Duru just pulled off the farthest flight ever traveled on a real life hoverboard: 905 feet and 2 inches. You can see him rise up 16 feet in the air on the hoverboard and then start cruising through t...

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10. This “Kettle” Rod Is a Brilliant Energy-Saving Way to Make Tea
     Published by Gizmodo on 2015-05-22 at 07:00:00

Do you use an electric kettle to make tea? Then you’re using way too much water and too much power heating an overfilled vessel. But! We found this cool new Kickstarter project that saves energy and looks sleek in a kitchen.Read more...

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11. Hardcore Recycling: Using Old MRI Magnets in a Physics Lab
     Published by Gizmodo on 2015-05-22 at 05:00:00

When magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scanners reach the end of their lifetime, hospitals have to deal with a large piece of electronic waste, stuffed with potentially dangerous parts. Unless a physics lab can make use of them.Read more...

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12. The Star That NASA Nicknames ‘Nasty One’
     Published by Gizmodo on 2015-05-22 at 03:45:00

While this star was discovered decades ago, it’s the first time researchers have seen it up close—and it’s brought with it some surprises. But none of that explains why NASA chooses to call it Nasty One.Read more...

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13. Malware is not only about viruses – companies preinstall it all the time
     Published by The Guardian on 2015-05-22 at 07:33:14

Since I started free software in the 80s, developers have grown to routinely mistreat users by shackling behaviour and snooping – but we have ways to resist In 1983, when I started the free software movement, malware was so rare that each case was shock...

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14. Private Tech Myths Cheat Sheet
     Published by The Information on 2015-05-22 at 09:25:30

It’s a supremely interesting—and confusing—time in private tech investing. Companies like Uber are poised to set record-breaking valuations of $50 billion-plus, and there are lots of high-performing private companies right behind them.

But caution ...

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15. Three Important Things You Probably Don’t Know About Diabetes
     Published by Gizmodo on 2015-05-22 at 04:30:00

When we think of diabetes, we tend to think of rich people with poor lifestyles. A chronic disease linked with obesity, heart disease and worse outcomes for some infectious diseases, diabetes tends to be associated in our minds with wealth, excess and ove...

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16. World War Z sequel hits theaters summer of 2017
     Published by Polygon on 2015-05-22 at 06:42:25

The sequel to World War Z, which was based on the Max Brooks' novel of the same name and starred Brad Pitt, is set to hit theaters on June 9, 2017, according to The Hollywood Reporter.
The sequel will be written by Steven Knight (Shutter Isla...


17. 3 easy ways to tell if a viral photo is bogus
     Published by Daily Dot on 2015-05-22 at 09:00:00

Shut down your aunt's chain email once and for all.

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18. High School Student Discovers the Best Way to Hide Evidence of Murder
     Published by Gizmodo on 2015-05-22 at 08:55:00

High school sophomore Brynn Myers decided to tackle a forensics topic for her science fair project this year. And in the process, she discovered how to commit murder and hide the evidence thoroughly.Read more...

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19. Scientists To Sequence Lil Bub’s Genome
     Published by Gizmodo on 2015-05-22 at 09:10:00

A team of geneticists is ready to unlock the secrets behind Internet celebrity cat Lil Bub’s unique appearance.Read more...

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20. Listen to Drake and Beyoncé get slow ‘n’ brooding on leaked track ‘Can I’
     Published by The Verge on 2015-05-22 at 05:55:35

This collaboration between Drake and Beyoncé leaked on Tumblr yesterday, and to be honest, we can't decide whether it's unfinished or just an incredibly sparse and moody track. Knowing Drake, we're betting on the latter. Thought to be a cut o...

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