1. Chinese tech exec spends $100M to create Star Trek-inspired offices
     Published by The Verge on 2015-05-25 at 05:01:10

A Chinese technology executive who sits on the board of search giant Baidu has built an office block in the shape of Star Trek's USS Enterprise. The building, which can be seen in the aerial footage below, will function as office space for Chin...

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2. Xiaomi Mi 4i is up for open sale right now in India
     Published by Android Central on 2015-05-25 at 01:25:07

As part of Flipkart's electronics sale, Xiaomi is offering the Mi 4i on open sale for two days, May 25 and May 26.  This is the first time the Mi 4i is available without registration since the device debuted in the Indian market over a month ago.

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3. Can’t concentrate? Look at this for 40 seconds
     Published by CNet on 2015-05-25 at 12:53:17

The next time your mind wanders, you might be able to regain your focus if you turn your gaze on a specific type of image, says research out of the University of Melbourne.

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4. Jony Ive becomes Apple’s first Chief Design Officer
     Published by Endgadget on 2015-05-25 at 16:22:00

There's no question that Jony Ive is more important than ever to Apple's design process given his heavy influence on everything from the look of iOS to the philosophy behind the Apple Watch, and the Cupertino crew just gave him a promotion to reflect...

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5. The Sun’s Magnetic Field Has Never Looked So Good
     Published by Gizmodo on 2015-05-25 at 13:00:00

In photographs taken in the spectrum of visible light, the Sun’s magnetic field is invisible. But this image wasn’t taken in our familiar, visible wavelengths, which is why the Sun’s magnetic field is both apparent and beautiful. Read more...

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6. Fat-shamed ‘Dancing Man’ gets own back at star-studded Hollywood party
     Published by The Guardian on 2015-05-25 at 04:15:04

Sean O’Brien, who was mocked by cyberbullies after video of him dancing was posted online, flown to Los Angeles to party with celebritiesA man “fat-shamed” on social media after a video of him dancing was posted online has got his own back by partyi...

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7. Supergirl pilot leaks six months early in full HD
     Published by The Verge on 2015-05-25 at 03:17:07

The first episode of CBS's forthcoming Supergirl series has leaked online a full six months before it was scheduled to air. Two versions of the 46-minute episode (one in full HD and another in lower resolution) made their way onto torrenting s...

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8. Inside Cyanogen OS Themes
     Published by Android Central on 2015-05-25 at 11:17:20

The modding scene has been theming for years, so it makes sense that Cyanogen OS would be one of the most verbose offerings out there.   Theming and third-party versions of Android have gone hand in hand for quite a while now. Originally themes had to be ...

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9. Waitress knocks man out after he touches her butt
     Published by Daily Dot on 2015-05-25 at 09:18:38

He got what was coming.

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10. This photo of an Army widow at her husband’s grave reminds us what Memorial Day is all about
     Published by Daily Dot on 2015-05-25 at 15:41:48

Laureen Lopez-Berry's husband Richard was killed by a car bomb in Afghanistan in 2012.

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12. This inflatable plane could explore the clouds of Venus
     Published by The Verge on 2015-05-25 at 08:11:43

Northrop Grumman has a new idea for exploring Venus. Announced earlier this month, the Venus Atmospheric Maneuverability Platform (or VAMP) would let NASA skim Venus's upper atmosphere with an inflatable aircraft, deployed from space.
Since th...

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13. The Vehicles of Mad Max: Fury Road In Shiny LEGO Form
     Published by Kotaku on 2015-05-25 at 08:00:00

It seems like Mad Max: Fury Road just hit theaters, but LEGO builder Will has already remade the best vehicles of the movie with LEGO bricks. Must have been a tough challenge to build even these tiny versions.Read more...

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14. The Big Picture: NASA images typhoon eye in stunning detail
     Published by Endgadget on 2015-05-25 at 08:31:00

NASA's CloudSat has imaged the eye of a category 4 typhoon, a feat the space agency likened to a "golfer hitting a hole in one." Its cloud-penetrating radar has a field of view of just .5 square miles, making it a challenge to zone in on such a tiny,...

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15. Amazon finally starts paying proper taxes in European countries
     Published by Endgadget on 2015-05-25 at 06:29:00

For many years, Amazon has sent a huge percentage of its European revenues over to Luxembourg. The tiny country levies a much smaller rate of tax than most of the countries in which the retailer operates, allowing it to keep a larger share of sales. ...

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16. Google Cardboard, Version 2: How VR and AR could take off at Google I/O
     Published by CNet on 2015-05-25 at 03:00:03

Google's already gotten its feet wet in virtual and augmented reality. Could this year be the next big step?

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17. Google finds that security questions aren’t really secure
     Published by Endgadget on 2015-05-25 at 00:53:00

If you've ever thought that "what was your first pet's name?" is a lousy way to keep intruders from resetting your password, you now have some evidence to back up your suspicions. Google has published research showing that security questions aren't t...

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18. Google patents creepy smart toys that interact with kids
     Published by Endgadget on 2015-05-25 at 04:27:00

Nexus Ruxpin? Google's mad science X division is, er, toying with the idea of smart teddy bears in one of its strangest patents yet. In response to junior's voice or movements, "the anthropomorphic device may aim its gaze at the source of the social ...

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19. Eve Online: how a virtual world went to the edge of apocalypse and back. By Simon Parkin
     Published by The Guardian on 2015-05-25 at 09:35:00

The video game Eve Online is one of Iceland's biggest exports and has become the world's largest living work of science fiction. While rival games have come and gone, it has survived – thanks to a unique experiment in democracy Continue reading...

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20. Will Tidal Make Waves In The Music Industry Or Get Washed Out?
     Published by Tech Crunch on 2015-05-25 at 09:00:31

 In late March, when a group of A-list musicians gathered in Manhattan to show support for Jay Z’s new music streaming service, Tidal, expectations were sky-high. The music stars, many of the brightest in today’s pop constellation, were s...

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