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Using neuroscience to know what you want before you know it

Moran Cerf (previously) writes, "Can someone else know what we want a little before we do? And if so - who is in charge of our decisions?"

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WATCH: Elizabeth Warren rescues Planned Parenthood, excoriates misogynist GOP creeps

Elizabeth Warren for President. (via Seanan McGuire)

Even Strong Bad and Homestar Runner concede that Flash is dead

Fifteen years after the Flash animation web stars first graced our screens, even Strong Bad and Homestar Runner are ready to throw the shroud over Flash.

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Proof-of-concept firmware worm targets Apple computers

It's like Bad USB, with extra Thunderbolt badness: Web-based attacks can insert undetectable malicious software into a Mac's UEFI/BIOS, which spreads to other machines by infecting Thunderbolt and USB devices.

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Watch this guy solve a 7x7 Rubik's cube in record-breaking time

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Australian speedsolver Feliks Zemdegs has set a new official world record for the shortest time in which to solve a 7x7 Rubik's cube: 2:23.55.

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Lock it Down: A song for Creative Commons, by Jonathan “Song a Day” Mann

“I wrote this song for @creativecommons about why I use them to release my songs,” says Jonathan “Song A Day Man” Mann, who is surely the most prolific and diligent songwriter online.

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Don't drink and drive, kid

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“Drop the cup, ma'am.”

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Have you seen Judd Apatow channel noted serial rapist Bill Cosby? Watch this video.

“Trainwreck” director Judd Apatow as Bill Cosby on The Tonight Show.

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How to fill 40 water balloons all at once, for an awesome water balloon battle

“Filling up 40 balloons automatically makes for a much faster balloon fight.”

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Watch a British prankster shower corrupt FIFA chief Sepp Blatter with fake bank notes

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“Controversial FIFA leader Sepp Blatter was showered with fake bank notes by British prankster Lee Nelson at a press conference today.”

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Astounding card magic from Penn and Teller's Fool Us

Magicpeacelove writes, "I've been in magic over 40 years and I can count on one hand (maybe with fingers left over) the number of times an act has completely blown me away. This is one of them."

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Mobile YouTube sessions "average 40 minutes"

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Kiss goodbye to tv/records/the web/religion/carbs, part 2395823958: "In fact, Kordestani says that YouTube now reaches more 18 to 49-year-olds than any single US cable network. Those numbers sound insane, but keep in mind that they probably include people listening to music on YouTube, as well as views on tablets" [Wired]

Kinetic clockwork sculptures

Brett Dickins (previously, previously) writes, "This compilation features five of my mechanical artworks -- I chose five sculptures all featuring gears and mechanisms that are radically different from each other in design and function."

South Korean rhythmic gymnast is world's most stylish baseball pitcher

Say what you will about the accuracy of Shin Soo-ji's first pitch at the July 5 Doosan Bears/Samsung Lions game, but you can't fault her for style! (Thanks, Fipi Lele!)

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WATCH: Chapo Guzmán escape route video with narco-corrido soundtrack

Gawker's Jesus Diaz points us to this bangin' video charting the escape route of noted Sinaloa drug cartel boss Chapo Guzmán, with a narco-corrido soundtrack.

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Jumping Jacks for Jesus: a most excellent '80s TV workout program

A Christian exercise program from the 1980s in which a Southern lady promises to exercise your soul, as well as your behind.

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Little girl not particularly pumped to be on this amusement park ride at all, actually

“Wheeee.”

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