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Angry Octopus Intimidates Cameraman By Blowing Itself Up Like a Giant Balloon

Don’t interrupt an octopus while it’s eating and don’t you dare point your camera at it because the octopus ain’t having it. In fact, the super villain creature of the ocean will try to intimidate you when you do that because it’ll charge at you, stare you down, and then inflate itself like a giant parachute so it…

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Guess What Science Guy Owns ‘About 500’ Bow Ties

This week, a popular Knowledge Dude revealed that he possesses “about 500" bow ties, but can you guess which one?

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Seeing the Explosion Inside a See Through Engine Shows You How Engines Work

This particular engine we’re looking at has four strokes: the intake, the compression, the combustion (or power), and the exhaust. Smarter Every Day visited the guys of 805 Road King and their see through engine to show us exactly what’s going on in an engine when we fire it up and it’s pretty fascinating stuff.

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Two Guys Shooting Huge Ass Fireworks at Each Other Somehow Don’t Kill Each Other

I’m not going to call these guys total idiots because if I had access to big fireworks, an empty street, and a camera, there’s a non-zero chance that I too would light those fireworks up, blast my friend in an awesomely stupid fireworks fight, and record the whole damn thing so that other people could call me an…

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Leaked Video Reveals New Boston Dynamics Robot That Can Perform Amazing Stunts on Two Wheels

If this new leaked footage is any indication, it seems like the robot creators at Boston Dynamics finally found a way to improve on humanity’s primitive two-legged design: By adding a pair of wheels to their new self-balancing robot, giving the bot some impressive new capabilities.

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New Report Details Scary Vulnerabilities in Popular Printers

A team of researchers claim to have discovered numerous security vulnerabilities in at least 20 network printer models by major name brands. According to the findings, one of the potential exploits could allow hackers to easily steal information that was only intended to be printed as a hard copy.

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Jalopnik This Disturbing Theory Explains Pixar’s Cars | io9 The Fellowship of the Ring Is Still Read

Jalopnik This Disturbing Theory Explains Pixar’s Cars | io9 The Fellowship of the Ring Is Still Ready to Take on a Cave Troll | Kotaku Batman: Arkham Knight: The Kotaku Re-Review | Lifehacker Alleviate Anxiety With This Do-Anywhere Grounding Exercise |

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Trump Decides the Cyber Will Be Fixed Another Day

President Trump was scheduled to sign an executive order on cybersecurity today, following a “listening session” with cybersecurity experts. That signing was abruptly canceled, with no reason given.

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This Disturbing Theory Explains Pixar’s Cars

While I enjoy Pixar’s Cars franchise, I have some significant issues with the movies and the overall universe that the sentient cars live in. Today I want to address something beyond my well-publicized disagreement over eye placement; this is more philosophical and physiological. I’ve been giving the issue some…

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