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Beatles "Across the Universe" covered using sampled audio from Rosetta mission

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Essa writes, "Andrew Huang has taken fragments of the audio from the Rosetta mission and arranged them into haunting rendition of The Beatles' 'Across the Universe'. Apart from his singing, no other sounds were used in the song."

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Europa, extreme shrimp, and the search for alien life

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NASA's Jet Propulsion Lab just published two interesting new videos about the search for life beyond Earth.

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History of video game graphics

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Video game graphics, explained in gruff Estuary English. Part 2 below!

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James Bond-inspired laser wristwatch, complete with danger

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"NO plans, no tutorials, but maybe for SALE soon!"

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Video: amazing record-breaking parallel parking

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No back and forth bullshit when Han Yue made the Guinness World Record for the tightest parallel park, 8 cm (3.15") in a MINI 3-door Hatch, during the China Drift Championship.

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Cringe at Sony's new Playstation Vita ad—and a '90s precursor that made Sega look sleazy

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Sony’s Playstation advertising used to be clever and weird and manipulative. Now it just makes me think of a ship burning faster than it can sink.

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Bionic arm's "masturbation mode" surprises France

- A guest on a French television show demonstrates a useful feature of his high-tech prosthetic arm. (Alas, it is merely a comedy show.) Play video

Saddest mugshot ever

- A perfect evening in Florida: order food, on bicycle, at a just-closed Taco Bell's drive-through, refuse to leave, fight cops, then attain epiphany concerning the nature of the evening while being booked at Volusia County Sheriff’s Office. Discuss

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Behind the scenes at Saga

Hey, Brian K. Vaughan here with an exclusive excerpt for my friends at Boing Boing of the creator roundtable between artist Fiona Staples, letterer Fonografiks, and Image Comics publisher Eric Stephenson featured in the back of SAGA: BOOK ONE, a new hardcover collection of our first eighteen issues. As the writer, I have arguably the easiest job of any of my collaborators, but check out how much I whine and complain at the scripting stage of our twelve-step process... Read the rest