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My Progress Bar

A site that helps you avoid work by providing fake operating system update screens. Set a fixed time and operating system, full screen browser and sit back and enjoy doing nothing.

By: WayGroovy | Jan 13th, 2015 (4:32 PM) | Thanks: cajunbob

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The wonderful and terrifying implications of computers that can learn

What happens when we teach a computer how to learn?

TEDx, on youtube TED

By: WayGroovy | Dec 25th, 2014 (11:41 AM)

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NASA | A Year in the Life of Earth's CO2

NASA produced a video simulating global carbon dioxide emission and dispersal over the course of a year.

By: WayGroovy | Nov 21st, 2014 (11:38 PM) | Thanks: JTWood

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How Animals Hacked The Rainbow

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Many green snakes and frogs, says Parker, "actually are not green at all. They've evolved a yellow pigment and a blue structural color, and the two combined produce a green effect."

By: Dugpitz | Nov 18th, 2014 (10:09 PM) | Thanks: onemanarmy

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Desert Bus for Hope.

The crew at Desert Bus for Hope is back playing the worst game ever for Child's Play.

By: Dugpitz | Nov 17th, 2014 (8:00 PM) | Thanks: U nwieldy

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The Ten Bullets.

How to live your life, correctly, according to these instructional videos. But really, some damn good points over dramatized. (Watch Ten Bullets video first)

By: WayGroovy | Nov 11th, 2014 (10:08 PM) | Thanks: niknarjc

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Volcano fire spider

After the pile of reactants is lit, it begins to look like tentacles are crawling out of a portal to Hell.

By: WayGroovy | Nov 8th, 2014 (10:04 PM) | Thanks: onemanarmy

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31 Laws of Fun

So this is Utopia, is it?  Well
I beg your pardon, I thought it was Hell.
        -- Sir Max Beerholm, verse entitled

By: WayGroovy | Nov 7th, 2014 (5:29 AM)

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8 reasons children of the 1970s should all be dead.

Except the jarts and no seatbelts this was my childhood in the early 90's too.

By: WayGroovy | Nov 1st, 2014 (2:01 AM) | Thanks: Sepharo

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Super Villains Experience Parenting Paranoia Too

Man Talk

By: WayGroovy | Nov 1st, 2014 (2:00 AM)

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Cat gets lifesaving blood from a dog

So, Would a Vampire Cat be able to suck a Dog's Blood?

By: WayGroovy | Oct 29th, 2014 (4:48 AM) | Thanks: KornGod

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Wendy's Rap

Wendy's had a series of training videos in the late 1980's, complete with raps about grilling and how to serve a proper frosty.

Here's the first part of the "Grill Skills" video

By: WayGroovy | Oct 25th, 2014 (1:37 AM) | Thanks: littlesam

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Solar Eclipse

This Thursday October 23, skywatchers across much of the North America and Mexico will witness a partial solar eclipse. From the eastern U.S. the eclipse will reach maximum around the time of sunset, making for dramatic picture-taking opportunities. Further west, the entire eclipse will occur with the sun up in the afternoon sky. Either way, you can't go wrong. Find out what time the eclipse starts where you're at.

By: WayGroovy | Oct 22nd, 2014 (4:40 AM) | Thanks: JTWood

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Phreeques

Enbee - "Back in the old days, this was the first of my submissions to be posted. Still up and running. Still full of a lot of weird shit regarding circus sideshow performers."

By: WayGroovy | Oct 19th, 2014 (4:21 PM) | Thanks: enbee

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How to solve a Petaminx

Every step in the scramble and solve of a Petaminx is shown in real time. And it's only 8 hours long!

By: WayGroovy | Oct 19th, 2014 (4:20 PM) | Thanks: HellsSnowMan

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Bill Nye "Eyes of Nye" episode asking questions about GMO foods.

I've seen a few people link a chopped up version of this on their FaceTube pages, but I think it's important they watch the whole thing - the interviews with experts are very compelling and informative and those are what have been completely removed from the clickbait site.

By: WayGroovy | Oct 16th, 2014 (4:23 AM) | Thanks: heinzeketchum

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True Facts about Marsupials

ze Frank

By: WayGroovy | Oct 14th, 2014 (2:37 AM) | Thanks: DorgoDorato

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Electromagnets, how do they work?

Why having metal items is bad when going into an MRI machine

By: WayGroovy | Oct 8th, 2014 (12:18 PM) | Thanks: mat trm cg

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The history of life in a beer.

If they taught science this way in school we would have cured cancer by now.

By: WayGroovy | Oct 6th, 2014 (7:29 AM) | Thanks: enbee

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The little-known Soviet mission to rescue a dead space station

How two Cosmonauts battled extreme cold, darkness, and limited resources to save Salyut 7. This is a great read on a rather daring mission carried out by Russian cosmonauts during the mid '80s.

By: WayGroovy | Sep 21st, 2014 (8:32 PM) | Thanks: rusty t

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Andrew WK For America! An Intelligent America

If you've not been reading Andrew W.K.'s life advice column at the Village Voice, you're really missing out. Since the start of the year, he's been taking weekly questions from fans, and dispensing some fascinating and thoughtful answers.

By: WayGroovy | Sep 20th, 2014 (9:14 PM) | Thanks: traverses

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The Cost of Raising Calvin

"How much damage can a 6 year-old possibly do? An analysis of the cost of raising a child like Calvin from Calvin and Hobbes"

By: WayGroovy | Sep 18th, 2014 (11:24 AM) | Thanks: KNW

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What my bike has taught me about white privilege

Interesting take on an alternative way to view racial privilege in our society

By: WayGroovy | Sep 7th, 2014 (8:32 PM) | Thanks: JTWood

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Do you scrub your dead copiers?

Ctrl + C. Ctrl + V.

By: WayGroovy | Sep 4th, 2014 (9:22 AM)

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Star Wars "Despecialized Edition"

A fan project to recreate the original 1977 version of Star Wars, removing Lucas' later bastardizations.

By: WayGroovy | Aug 31st, 2014 (6:54 PM) | Thanks: arothman

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A 1:20 million scale model of the solar system is installed in Sweden

*all* of Sweden.

By: WayGroovy | Aug 29th, 2014 (11:01 AM) | Thanks: nazgulcane

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Where has the water gone?

California reservoirs, three years into the drought

By: WayGroovy | Aug 24th, 2014 (5:37 PM) | Thanks: nazgulcane

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Where I Should Live, According to Math

Pretty cool explanation of how a guy narrowed down exactly where he should live

By: WayGroovy | Aug 15th, 2014 (10:23 AM) | Thanks: Bebblebrox

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Humans Need Not Apply

Autos, Bots, AIs

When your job is replaced, what will you do?

By: WayGroovy | Aug 13th, 2014 (2:28 PM) | Thanks: Reddit

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On the one hand, a fascinating insight into the history of Japanese pearl divers.

and on the other hand, boobs.

By: WayGroovy | Aug 12th, 2014 (2:43 PM) | 18+ | Thanks: glueshooter

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