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These Before and After Comparisons Make Me Love Fury Road Even More

Mad Max: Fury Road is an undeniable triumph for humanity.
But in case you needed even more reason to love and respect this visual masterpiece, we now have a series of comparisons showing some of the film’s original action sequence shots next to their post-visual-effects counterparts.

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Got Allergies? Must Be Pollen Corona Season Again

Don’t be surprised if you look up in the Sun’s direction and squint with itchy, watery eyes. You might be staring into billows of tree pollen wafting through your town. It’s certainly been happening where I live.

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One Journalist’s Undercover Stint as a Terrorist’s Online Girlfriend

Welcome to Reading List, a weekly collection of great tech reads from around the web. This week we explore one journalist’s undercover internet relationship with a Syrian jihadi, the vicious legal battle that’s stymied the growth of hologram technology in the entertainment industry, and more! Enjoy.

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Thousands of Websites Block Congress in Protest of NSA Surveillance

In protest of any possible last-ditch re-authorization of NSA spying powers, thousands of sites are blocking Congressional IP addresses using a piece of code written by the activist organization Fight for the Future.

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Scientists are Growing Tiny Cerebral Cortexes in Petri Dishes

Yep, you heard that one correctly. In what could be a major step forward for personalized medicine, researchers have perfected a technique for growing miniature balls of cortical tissue—the key working tissue in the human brain—in a dish.

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Inside California’s Forgotten Grasslands

Filled with hidden canyons created by the San Andreas fault and home to the only antelope in Southern California, the Carrizo Plain is a fascinating, inhospitable, alien world. And one you probably haven’t heard of, much less visited. Let’s change that.

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This Week’s Puzzle Requires Outside-The-Box Thinking. Really!

Or rather, more accurately, it requires outside the “pen” thinking — pigpen thinking, to be exact.

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Guys, Grabbing Drones Out of Mid-Air is a Very Stupid Thing to Do

Don’t grab drones out of mid-air. It’s a stupid, dangerous idea. Don’t believe me? Well, you can check out the photos of Enrique Iglesias following his Tijuana concert last night for confirmation.

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Uber’s New San Fransisco Headquarters is as Ostentatious as You’d Expect

If there’s anything we’ve learned about Uber over the past few years, it’s that the app-based taxi service company doesn’t like to do things quietly. On Wednesday, Uber released the first renderings for its new downtown San Fransisco HQ, and yep, they’re every bit as over-the-top and intentionally futuristic as you’d imagine.

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Tonight, Halt and Catch Fire’s New Season Takes On Computer Gaming

The second season of AMC’s Halt and Catch Fire returns to AMC tonight with a whole new focus: internet gaming.

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