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Styrofoam-Chomping Mealworms Can Help Solve Our Trash Problem

Styrofoam: Cheap, convenient, and the bane of environmentalists. Americans throw away 2.5 billion foam cups every year, and the damn things just sit in landfills for millennia. Unless, that is, you sic a bunch of hungry mealworms on them.

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This Goofy Bird Just Defeated The Koch Brothers

This little guy is a thorn in the side of Big Energy and the Republican politicians that serve it. Why? It was able to unite hunters, ranchers, land owners, local politicians, the USDA, the Audubon Society, universities, and even ConocoPhillips to prevent it from being listed as Endangered. Which probably ensured its long term survival. Wait, what?

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Stunning footage of lightning in a volcanic ash cloud in Patagonia

BBC posted this truly stunning footage of a volcanic ash cloud just bursting with lightning and it’s totally staggering to see. It’s a violent phenomenon but in the picturesque setting of Patagonia, it almost looks like a painting that’s been animated. The burst of bolts almost looks fake.

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What Works (And Doesn’t Work) In Today’s PS4 Firmware Update

If your PlayStation 4 looks a little different today, that’s because your machine probably updated overnight with firmware 3.00. While it’s a system update less sweeping than its version number implies, and the launch hasn’t been without hiccups and oversights, it comes with some pretty nifty new features.

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How To Fix A Flat Tire When You’re Stranded In The Middle Of Nowhere

If you’re going to go off-road in your car or on your motorcycle, you need to know how to fix a flat tire. You’ll often be a long ways from help and likely without cell reception. Luckily, it’s easy to do. We just made a video showing you how.

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This $19 Wireless Meat Thermometer Tells You When Dinner’s Ready

Babysitting the grill or oven while dinner cooks is nobody’s idea of a good time, but this wireless temperature probe will alert you the moment your food has reached the desired temperature.

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Apple’s App To Help You Move to iOS From Android Is Designed for the Technophobic

In an effort to ease the transition of would-be iPhone owners who fear losing the contents of their Android devices, Apple made a simple tool to help make the transition as smooth as possible. Move to iOS works—even though it really doesn’t do anything at all.

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io9 Why The Nazis Believed They Could Win the Battle of Britain | Jalopnik Meet The Repair Shop With

io9 Why The Nazis Believed They Could Win the Battle of Britain
| Jalopnik Meet The Repair Shop With The Worst Contract Ever
| Jezebel Olympic-Level Troll Hijacks HLN Segment on Edward Snowden to Defend Edward Scissorhands
| Kotaku What Works (And Doesn’t Work) In Today’s PS4 Firmware Update
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Do You Have The New iPhone in Your Hands? What Do You Think?

Gizmodo wrote about our first impressions
, our thoughts on 3D Touch
, and put the camera through its paces
, but I’m curious about your experience. Are you holding an iPhone 6s right now? Is it rose gold?

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