The Origins of 5 Modern Pieces of Technology

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6 Inventions That Have Gotten Worse Over Time

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The 5 Most Ridiculous IPhone Glitches

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8 Camera Type Choices Explained

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Google vs. Civilization: 5 Google Products Hated by the World

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5 Most Gigantic Instruments in the History of Science

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10 Flying Cars (That Are “Just Around the Corner”)

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The 11 Oddest Headphones You Can Buy

Studies have shown that when people are unable to find personal space, be it on a crowded subway, city street or uber-nerdy “Con” of some description, they

The Five Nastiest Databases on the Internet

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20 Weirdest Case Mods We Could Find

Comic-Con, computer encasement modifications (or case mods) are one of those areas where being a huge nerd intersects with being an artist. Of course, the work