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Patrick Stewart does the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge the right way

When the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge first started, the rules were simple: donate money toward fighting ALS or dump a bucket of ice on your head. It was meant as an incentive to be charitable — not,...

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After Ferguson: Calls for Police 'Body Cameras'

What if Michael Brown's last moments had been recorded? The fatal police shooting of the unarmed black 18-year-old in Ferguson, Missouri, is prompting calls for more officers to wear so-called body cameras, simple, lapel-mounted gadgets that capture video footage of law enforcement's...

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The Best (And Worst) Texting Scenes in TV and Movies

Text messaging is new enough that movies and TV shows haven't landed on a consistent way to show viewers what their characters are saying. Done incorrectly, an on-screen text session can look immediately dated or weird. But with the right visuals, the effect can be sublime, as Every Frame A Painting shows us.

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Watch an artist paint a dragon with just one brush stroke

One stroke painting is such an impressive skill that it's unbelievable even when you see it happen. These artists from Kousyuuya in Nikko, Japan have been mastering their craft for over four generations. The amount of detail they can put out with one stroke is just unreal.

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Another Great Way to Prove Moon Hoax Conspiracy Theorists Wrong

Humans have landed on the moon six times, but conspiracy theorists still insist the actual number is zero. They cite bad science, misunderstandings of physics, and outright lies to try to convince you that American astronauts never set foot on our moon. Here's one more way to prove those wackos wrong.

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Apple is replacing some iPhone 5 units over battery life issue

If your iPhone 5's battery life suddenly took a turn for the worse, it may not just be you. Apple today launched a battery replacement program for some iPhone 5 devices sold between September 2012...

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Microsoft's FCC filing hints at a Chromecast rival called Miracast dongle

Microsoft might very well be gearing up to launch a Google Chromecast rival. While the tech giant hasn't announced anything official yet, one of its

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