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Video: Watch a guy beat the ‘hardest’ Super Mario level ever

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Over on a Super Mario World Forum, a user named PangeaPangea explains how it took him three years to beat the ‘hardest’ Super Mario level ever. And he was the guy who made it. So yeah, he made it and yeah, it’s a “tool-assisted speedrun” (meaning he used software to alter gameplay in an emulator) […] [Read More]
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Red pandas play in snow at Cincinnati zoo

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A brutally cold, snowy winter can’t get these red pandas down. A new video from Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Gardens shows two of the adorable animals, Lin, a 2-year-old female, and Rover, a 9-year-old male, rolling, frolicking and playing in the snow. A zookeeper filmed their fun. Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Gardens posted the 76-second […] [Read More]
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Crazy photo: Jeep leaves behind ice-sculpture imprint

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A thin sheet of ice was left standing after a Jeep’s engine freed it from the front end of the SUV in Greenville, North Carolina. That’s the working theory anyway. Check it out, the photograph is nothing short of amazing: [Read More]
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CannaCon, ‘world’s largest’ cannabis expo, kicks off in Seattle

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The “world’s largest” marijuana business and culture expo, CannaCon, got under way Thursday in Seattle with some kidding around, some serious talk and a lot of flashy and interesting technology for growing weed, producing products from it and just straight-up pitching for this, that and the other thing related to the new cannabis industry. CannaCon […] [Read More]
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PhD student developing cheap and easy tattoo removal cream

PhD student developing cheap and easy tattoo removal cream

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  Would you like to get that rainbow dolphin inked on your ankle removed but don’t want to spend the money? Hold tight while Alec Falkenham from Canada’s Dalhousie University wraps up his research. The 27-year-old PhD student is developing a topical cream that he thinks he will cut the cost, time and pain out of […] [Read More]
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Watch a ‘Wheel of Fortune’ whiz solve a 17-letter puzzle in one guess

Watch a ‘Wheel of Fortune’ whiz solve a 17-letter puzzle in one guess

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A Wheel of Fortune guest named Rufus didn’t need to buy a vowel. The whiz who appeared on the show this week solved a 17-letter puzzle in just one guess. His appearance goes down as one of the most noteworthy on the show. The category was “event” in the show’s Final Spin competition, and Rufus […] [Read More]
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Man and woman who just met get sexual in front of California prom shop

Man and woman who just met get sexual in front of California prom shop

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Teen girls and their mothers shopping for prom at Christina’s Dress Shop in Chula Vista, Calif., got a big shock over the weekend. An impassioned couple put on an X-rated show only steps from the store’s front door in broad daylight for all to see — and perhaps the strangest part of this story, the […] [Read More]
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‘Mystery plumes’ on Mars baffles the hell out of scientists

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“What the hell is that!?” “Where did it come from!?” “Why are we just hearing about this now!?” “How are we going to keep the UFO freaks from FREAKING the hell out over this!?” One can only imagine the internal dialogues going on at the European Space Agency and NASA over Hubble images of a […] [Read More]
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