1. The Future of Wind Turbines? No Blades
     Published by Wired on 2015-05-15 at 12:58:02

The Vortex, a radical new way to generate wind energy, is a bladeless wind turbine that looks like a giant rolled joint shooting into the sky. 
The post The Future of Wind Turbines? No Blades appeared first on WIRED.

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2. Scientists discover ‘fluffiest galaxies,’ but you can’t pet them
     Published by CNet on 2015-05-15 at 14:48:25

The most adorable galaxies in the universe may be a series of far-away space blobs with a lot of room, but very few stars.

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4. Funny or Die takes on cable bundles in hilarious short
     Published by CNet on 2015-05-15 at 10:42:55

Cable TV bundles offer an absurd number of channels, and customers can't pay for only what they watch. This Funny or Die video shows how awful it would be if other services were bundled like cable.

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5. This smart garbage can manages your shopping list
     Published by CNet on 2015-05-15 at 07:40:31

It knows what you throw away. It knows what you need on your shopping list. The GeniCan smart garbage can applies digital brains to your waste habits.

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6. New PlayStation, Xbox games breathing life into video game industry
     Published by CNet on 2015-05-15 at 10:54:54

After months of slumping software and less-than-stellar launches, video games for the current generation of console hardware are finding their stride.

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7. The Sandwich Knife keeps it all together
     Published by CNet on 2015-05-15 at 12:57:11

The Sandwich Knife uses two blades to slice sandwich-ready bread at once. The offset blades keep the slices hinged together.

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9. The First Building That Can Heal Its Own Cracks With Biological Cement
     Published by Gizmodo on 2015-05-15 at 09:35:00

Three years ago, we learned that a Dutch team had developed a biological concrete that could repair its own cracks
 . They said it might be two or three years before it found its way into the larger world—and now, we’re getting a look at its real-worl...

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10. Jurassic World’s genetics company forgot all about that rampaging T-Rex
     Published by The Verge on 2015-05-15 at 10:51:34

Is 22 years really so long? In a promotional video for Jurassic World, fictional genetics company InGen invites us to take a step into tomorrow, as they've apparently progressed lightyears into the future with their research. Dr. Henry Wu (B.D....

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11. AT&T pushing out small update to Samsung Galaxy S6 edge
     Published by Android Central on 2015-05-15 at 09:14:12

Samsung Galaxy S6 edge users on AT&T may have already noticed an update hitting their device, but unfortunately it is not Android 5.1.  Just a few days ago AT&T pushed a small update to Galaxy S6 users, and a similar sized update is now hitting th...

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12. Mad Max: Fury Road Is An Astonishing Work Of Art
     Published by IO9 on 2015-05-15 at 09:07:00

You don’t realize just how crappy most action movies are, until you see something like Mad Max: Fury Road — a movie in which there are no “action scenes” because the action pretty much never stops. And the film’s constant sense of violent motion...

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13. Watch the Entire History of US County Boundaries Evolve in 30 Seconds
     Published by Gizmodo on 2015-05-15 at 04:00:00

U.S. state and county boundaries have changed a lot since 1629. This wonderfully simple animation shows how they’ve been drawn and redrawn over almost 400 years.Read more...

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14. Seven times Kanye West dressed like a ‘Final Fantasy’ character
     Published by Endgadget on 2015-05-15 at 14:20:00

Apparently the Kanye West role-playing game, Kanye Quest 3030, contains an eerie hidden area involving a butterfly and a New Age cult called Ascensionism. We know, it's hard to believe that Kanye has a video game. Anyway, this secret game-within-a-ga...

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16. RAM for the rich and nerdy: 128GB DDR4 memory kits become reality
     Published by PC World on 2015-05-15 at 09:50:00

Sure, you’ll have to sell both your kidneys to buy it, but at least now you can finally have 128GB of cutting-edge RAM in your PC.
This week, Corsair announced it is now selling two 128GB DDR4 RAM kits while Kingston touted that its upcoming big-ass...

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17. Did You Know You Can Subtract Large Numbers By Adding Them?
     Published by Gizmodo on 2015-05-15 at 09:45:00

The MinutePhysics series has always been a goldmine of interesting facts and science explainers. But prepare to have your mind blown wide open this time as Henry Reich shows you an alternate way to manually subtract large numbers—by doing addition inste...

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18. What Tech Investors (Don’t) Know
     Published by The Information on 2015-05-15 at 08:13:24

Another week, another round of “bubble” prognostications. This wave was triggered by a little deja vu—AOL being absorbed into a big company, again. The over-covered, overplayed deal caused some to call another top. “I’m calling it now: every tim...

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19. Google’s Prototype Driverless Car Hits Public Roads This Summer
     Published by Gizmodo on 2015-05-15 at 03:12:58

Google’s first consumer-focused prototype driverless cars will takes their first drive on public roads this summer, taking to the streets of Mountain View.Read more...

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