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This Killer Tactical Robot Will Literally Blow You Away

5/13/2016 10:51am EDT
Killer Robot
General Robotics has developed a lightweight killer tactical robot dubbed "Dogo" that has quite an impressive skill set.

Dogo is a rolling tactical robot armed with a 9mm Glock pistol and surveillance cameras. Dogo can navigate rocky terrain as well as climb stairs with ease.

But don't expect to buy Dogo for personal use.

General Robotics creates its systems for defense and homeland security markets. Robots such as Dogo are designed for SWAT, law enforcement, and other first responders.
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This Actress Literally Glowed In The Dark At MET Gala

5/3/2016 9:41am EDT
Claire Danes Stuns In A Glowing, Fiber Optic Dress At MET Gala
Actress Claire Danes was the belle of the ball at the MET Gala in New York City on Monday.

The "Homeland" star appeared on the red carpet in a Cinderella-like gown by Zac Posen, but it wasn't until the lights dimmed that Danes literally shone.

Check out the glowing photos and video of Danes in the strapless gown, which was easily one of the most stunning looks of the night.

According to FastCo, Posen, "sourced the fiber optic woven organza in this dress from France, and there are 30 mini battery packs sewn into the gown’s understructure."

The theme of this year's MET Gala was Manus x ...
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She Found Out Her BF Was Unfaithful And Hit Him Where He Would Feel It

4/29/2016 1:13pm EDT
This Woman Found Out Her Boyfriend Was Cheating...And Her Reacti
These days, with social media and texting, it's likely that no matter how hard you try to hide a secret, you're going to leave a trail that someone can pick up on.

One Japanese man learned that lesson the hard way when he got caught cheating by his girlfriend and paid a REALLY steep price.

His girlfriend, Twitter user @foolishnessfly2, sought revenge after she figured out what was going on, and she set out to hit him where it hurt...

His Apple products.

As you can see from the above pic, the guy in question is a pretty loyal customer to the tech company.

So it was easy for his no...
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His Sister Says That The Quote Isn't His, But His Real Words Were...

4/27/2016 5:28pm EDT
Steve Jobs' Sister Comments On His Inspirational Last Words
Much of Steve Jobs' life was shrouded in mystery and privacy, so it shouldn't be news to anyone that his surprisingly sudden death played out the same way.

However, some passages have been shared around the internet that are purported to be the visionary's last words.

The text, in its entirety, is as follows:

The last words of Steve Jobs

I have come to the pinnacle of success in business.
In the eyes of others, my life has been the symbol of success.
However, apart from work, I have little joy. Finally, my wealth is simply a fact to which I am accustomed.
At this time, lying on the h...
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Just Because These Hand Dryers Look Good Doesn't Mean They Get The Job Done

4/19/2016 9:55am EDT
You'll Want To Stop Using These Sleek  Hand Dryers For The Sake
While Dyson makes some pretty attractive products, and their Airblade hand dryers are a staple in high-end restaurants and hotels their effectiveness might not match their good looks, and your health could be at risk.

Over the years, the paper towel industry and Dyson have been in a war of words since each side threatens the other's livelihood. However, most of the studies have been commissioned by the sides themselves, which makes them a little less than objective.

But now the Journal of Applied Microbiology has weighed in on the matter, comparing three different methods of drying yo...
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To protect You From Spam, Facebook Is Probably Blocking Real Messages From People As Well!

4/11/2016 5:55pm EDT
Here's How To Find A Hidden Facebook Folder That's Probably Full
If someone recently has said that they've Facebook messaged you, but you don't see it in your inbox, you might want to check this hidden folder before calling them out on it!

In order to keep your inbox from getting hit with spammy messages, Facebook created a folder that you've possibly never even seen that contains "message requests." You might not even know what a message request is. It's basically an unsolicited message from someone you're not friends with on Facebook.

Sometimes, that message could just be spam. But other times, it could be a message from someone you know, but just a...
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She's Gotta Be A Little Freaked Out By This

4/4/2016 4:01pm EDT
Man Spends $50,000 To Build A VERY Lifelike (And Creepy) Scarlet
A Hong Kong man, Ricky Ma, is making headlines for having spent $50,000 to create a female robot prototype called the Mark 1. The project, which has taken him a year and a half, would be noteworthy for all the right reasons if that was the end of the story.

But it's not.

Its appearance is modeled 100% on American actress Scarlett Johansson.

Even if you don't' agree with modeling a robot on an actress you've never met, you have to admire the guy's tenacity in building a robot of any sort.

He said:

"When I was a child, I liked robots. Why? Because I liked watching animation . All chi...
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Want More Space On Your iPhone? Do This

4/2/2016 5:30pm EDT
This Simple Trick Can Free Up A TON Of Space On Your iPhone
With the amount of pictures we take and the other activities we conduct on our phones, it's no wonder that even those with huge capacities on their phones face storage issues.

Sometimes, removing the data can be tedious. You will often be forced to scroll through different apps, deleting and re-installing. It's not much fun. However, there is one workaround that was discussed in a Reddit thread that seems to do a lot of the heavy lifting for you when it comes to recovering space on your phone.

From user eavesdroppingyou:

Not sure if this is well-known, might be but definitely some peo...
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Heavy Use Of Social Media Linked To Depression

3/25/2016 10:33am EDT
Cell phone user
Young adults who spend a lot of time using social media are more likely to be depressed, according to a new study from the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. Researchers examined associations between the use of Facebook, YouTube, Twitter, Google Plus, Instagram, Snapchat, Reddit, Tumblr, Pinterest, Vine and LinkedIn and depression.

Senior author Brian A. Primack, M.D., Ph.D., director of Pitt’s Center for Research on Media, Technology and Health, explained: "Because social media has become such an integrated component of human interaction, it is important for clinicians interact...
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Want Pizza? DRU The Robot Delivers

3/18/2016 10:47am EDT
Yummy! Robot To Deliver Pizza To Customers In This Lucky Country
How would you feel to have a piping hot pizza delivered to your door via robot? Domino's will be offering the service to some lucky New Zealanders in the near future.

The pizza chain will soon be rolling out its Domino's Robotic Unit (DRU). The robot is three-feet high and has a heated compartment that can hold up to 10 pizzas, according to Phys.org. When ordering, customers will receive a code, and they will use it to unlock the compartment containing their pizza.

DRU can travel up to 12.5 miles before it needs to return to its hub for a recharge. It can travel on both roads and footpath...
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