WATCH: Cat's unusual reaction to the sound of packing tape

I do the same thing!

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Anonymous portable library that constantly receives free data from space

Lantern is an Indiegogo funded project that receives data transmitted by satellite. You can pre-order one for $100.

Lantern continuously receives radio waves broadcast by Outernet from space.

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New psychedelic sounds/visuals from Mark McGuire (ex-Emeralds)

From guitarist/synthesist Mark McGuire -- formerly of Kosmische revivalists Emeralds -- comes this beautiful, experimental video journey (and it is a trip) for McGuire's composition Noctilucence, available on his new EP of the same name.

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Flaming Lips' Wayne Coyne on "Living With Death"

The Flaming Lips' Wayne Coyne talks about the time he faced death at Long John Silvers, and how it changed him. From a 2002 interview, animated by Blank on Blank.

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VIDEO: Florida man shoplifts chainsaw by stuffing it in his pants

He needed to cut some wood. (via)

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WATCH: Darth Vader quotes cruel passages from the Bible

Darth Vader is showing less mercy than usual here. [via]

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Just look at this banana slicing magic trick: cut into sections before you peel

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How to make Vietnamese coffee

A friend left me with some Trung Nguyen Vietnamese coffee, so I bought this filter and went to town. I am buzzing and addicted.

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Disturbing image hidden in a toy purchased at dollar store

A mother who purchased an "Evil Stick" for her 3-year-old was unhappy when she found it contained a disturbing image. She wants the store to remove the item from its shelves.

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LISTEN: The Ramones’ demo recordings for their debut album (1975)

Listen to the "truly hypnotic, pounding, buzzsaw drone [The Ramones] made as complete amateur unknowns" in this collection of demo recordings.

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WATCH: Man in hardware store hides chainsaw in his shorts

"In this surveillance video from Treasure Coast Lawn Equipment a man is seen allegedly stealing a chainsaw by putting it in his pants."

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WATCH Princess Leia walks NYC's streets

It's a pretty straightforward sendup of the now-notorious 10 hours of catcalls video, but manages to pack in some pretty awesome Star Wars jokes. (Thanks, Jah Furry!)

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LISTEN: Beck sings "I Only Have Eyes For You"

Beck sings a cover of The Flamingos' doo wop classic "I Only Have Eyes For You." The tune comes from artist Doug Aitken's Song 1 exhibit, in which different musicians' recordings of the same song are played under 360 degree video projections on the walls of Washington DC's Hirshhorn Museum. More

Gil Scott-Heron, before "The Revolution Will Not Be Televised"

Over at Cuepoint, the incredible backstory of poet/musician/activist Gil Scott-Heron's incredible 1971 black power anthem, "The Revolution Will Not Be Televised." The context is the content.

"Why Gil Scott-Heron Wrote 'The Revolution Will Not Be Televised'" (Cuepoint)

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Gorgeous time-lapse video of Europe

Andrew Walker's beautiful time-lapse clips of Germany, Austria, and the Czech Republic are a real treat for desk-chair travelers like me. "Moment Abroad"

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