1. Tom Hanks, Edward Norton, and Brad Pitt are bringing a Lewis and Clark miniseries to HBO
     Published by The Verge on 2015-01-31 at 03:46:46

HBO has officially greenlit Lewis and Clark, a six-hour miniseries that will chronicle the pair's exploration of the Louisiana Purchase. Starring Casey Affleck as Meriwether Lewis and Matthias Schoenaerts as William Clark, Lewis and Clark has e...

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2. The Pirate Bay Is Back 
     Published by Gizmodo on 2015-01-31 at 21:58:00

Popular torrenting site The Pirate Bay is back after it was shut down by Swedish police
  late last year. While tons of copies
  popped up after the original disappeared, the swift resurrection of thepiratebay.se makes it clear that it's damn near imposs...

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4. Step Inside Your Isolation Pod, Worker Drone, and Be Free
     Published by Gizmodo on 2015-01-31 at 07:00:00

This is the Orrb. The futuristic pod is just large enough for one human to sit and stare at a screen in total isolation for the sake of "wellness and learning." It's like one of those nap pods
  you might find at Google, only more private and, ...

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5. Watch the trailer for Game of Thrones Season 5
     Published by The Verge on 2015-01-31 at 04:08:35

You may have seen this earlier today in much blurrier form, but now HBO is giving it a proper release. The first trailer for Season 5 of Game of Thrones has just been put up to stream on the show's Facebook page. You can watch the trailer on Yo...

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6. Moto G (2014) with LTE goes up for sale in Brazil
     Published by Android Central on 2015-01-31 at 08:01:33

After first rearing its head roughly a month ago, the new LTE version of Motorola's second generation Moto G is now available for sale in Brazil.

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7. This little girl’s take on ‘Old MacDonald’ is the best thing you’ll hear today
     Published by Daily Dot on 2015-01-31 at 21:25:48

She's got spot-on animal sounds.

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8. How social media wins the #SuperBowl
     Published by CNet on 2015-01-31 at 22:09:55

As social media's prowess continues to grow, advertisers are coming up with more ways to capitalize on your dedication to watching the big game.

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9. Attachable urinal for home toilets wants to make a splash
     Published by CNet on 2015-01-31 at 01:30:36

The Main Drain isn't shy about its bathroom habits. The detachable and adjustable urinal aims to make toilet time more convenient for guys.

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10. George Lucas: Who’d a thought cat videos would be a thing?
     Published by CNet on 2015-01-31 at 01:45:35

In an interview at the Sundance Film Festival, the "Star Wars" creator wonders what the world is coming to. Especially the online world.

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11. This is what’s happening inside your camera at 10,000 frames per second
     Published by The Verge on 2015-01-31 at 10:01:03

The "D" in DSLR does not stand for dark magic. In fact, that snap of the shutter you hear when taking a picture is a wonderful symphony of mechanical engineering at work, and happens so fast that you can't really enjoy it all with the naked eye...

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12. Once $399 A Year, Google Earth Pro Is Now Free
     Published by Tech Crunch on 2015-01-31 at 23:21:25

 Lots of people have dabbled with Google Earth to fly around their neighborhood or poke around a 3D version Paris — but how many dropped $400 (per year!) for a Pro subscription?
Whatever the case, it’s now free! Read More

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13. The Case Against DRM Needs to Be Made Now
     Published by Gizmodo on 2015-01-31 at 19:30:00

DRM, or digital rights management, is a digital lock placed on media content and devices. Supporters say DRM protects businesses and artists from piracy and theft. Sounds good, right? Opponents say it kills innovation, doesn't stop piracy, and helps malw...

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14. Google’s 3D-sensing Project Tango is no longer an experiment
     Published by Endgadget on 2015-01-31 at 00:18:00

Yet another project is graduating from experiment to proper part of Google. Only two weeks ago, Glass left the confines of the Skunk Works-like Google X and became its own division headed up by Nest co-founder Tony Fadell. Now Project Tango, the 3D-s...

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16. Third-Party Tesla App Provides Look at Opportunities and Limitations of Apple Watch Development
     Published by Mac Rumors on 2015-01-31 at 08:23:15

Apple made its WatchKit SDK available alongside the release of iOS 8.2 and Xcode 6.2 beta in November, enabling developers to begin creating apps and software for the wrist-worn device. Looking beyond mockups and conceptual apps, however, a new third-part...

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17. Your BMW just downloaded a security patch
     Published by Endgadget on 2015-01-31 at 15:09:00

Have a BMW, Mini or Rolls Royce with the ConnectedDrive feature parked in your driveway? Maybe all three? Well, it turns out there was a bug that allowed ne'er-do-wells to manipulate it -- entirely wirelessly. According to Reuters, by simulating a fa...

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18. Must-see: ‘The Queen of Code’ gives the lowdown on Grace Hopper, who should be a tech household name
     Published by The Next Web on 2015-01-31 at 04:08:16

Considering the scandalous lack of women entrepreneurs in Silicon Valley, and the debased treatment some receive in the industry, it can be hard to remember that women helped form the backbone of computing when it mattered most. ‘The Queen of Code,’...

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19. Joystiq is closing and I’ll miss them like hell
     Published by Polygon on 2015-01-31 at 02:56:50

The death of a gaming news website is a terrible thing.
    Continue reading…

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