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'I Punched Him So Hard He Cried': Inside The Street Fighter Movie

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'I Punched Him So Hard He Cried': Inside The Street Fighter Movie In 1993, writer/director Steven de Souza battled a military coup, an ever-growing cast list and a self-destructing Jean-Claude Van Damme — and came out with a profitable picture. July 16, 2018 at 09:57PM Continue: https://ift.tt/2NlpdCh

An Alaska National Park As Big As Connecticut. Annual Visitors? 23,000

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An Alaska National Park As Big As Connecticut. Annual Visitors? 23,000 You can get to gorgeous Lake Clark National Park and Preserve only by boat or plane. That’s kept the hordes away. July 16, 2018 at 09:52PM Continue: https://ift.tt/2mlhgBt

Inside The World’s Only Chile Pepper Research Institute

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Inside The World’s Only Chile Pepper Research Institute If farmers or pepper-lovers in the state (and beyond) have any questions about their colorful crop, there’s only one place to go: the Chile Pepper Institute at New Mexico State University, the only research institution in the world solely dedicated to chiles. July 16, 2018 at 09:17PM Continue: https://ift.tt/2KZeW1D

A Lava Island Comes Into Being, For A Few Days

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A Lava Island Comes Into Being, For A Few Days Last week, a small new island was born. It fit the major criteria—surrounded by water and smaller than a continent. The island emerged just a few yards off the coast of Hawaii’s Big Island, formed by the lava that’s been pouring from Kīlauea since May. July 16, 2018 at 09:17PM Continue: https://ift.tt/2JsB9zz

Which Car Brands Have The Most (And Least) Loyal Owners?

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Which Car Brands Have The Most (And Least) Loyal Owners? On average, people are not very loyal to their car brands. But what brands and makes inspire the most loyalty? July 16, 2018 at 09:12PM Continue: https://ift.tt/2LdYGJC

Archaeologists And Astronomers Solve The Mystery Of Chile's Stonehenge

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Archaeologists And Astronomers Solve The Mystery Of Chile's Stonehenge A solar phenomenon found above mysterious pillars, or saywas, was likely designed to broadcast the ‘sacred power’ of the Inca July 16, 2018 at 09:02PM Continue: https://ift.tt/2L3gBDy

What it’s like when Ice detains you: 'They own you. You're impotent'

What it’s like when Ice detains you: 'They own you. You're impotent' July 16, 2018 at 08:42PM Continue: https://ift.tt/2uDwMMJ

The Early-Access Beta Version Of 'The Matrix' Was Glitchy As Hell

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The Early-Access Beta Version Of 'The Matrix' Was Glitchy As Hell This excellently produced short manages to skewer both the insanity that is developers selling "early access" to their unfinished video games and the wild costumes from the "Matrix" movies. July 16, 2018 at 08:32PM Continue: https://www.youtube.com/watch?utm_source=ifttt&v=WxlxqMmCKMg

Would You Let Your Boss Put a Chip in Your Body?

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Would You Let Your Boss Put a Chip in Your Body? A small number of employees are agreeing to subcutaneous implants — and the idea is spreading. July 16, 2018 at 08:27PM Continue: https://ift.tt/2NS5SJL

The Neutrino Trappers

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The Neutrino Trappers Deep in a mountain in southern Russia, scientists are tracking one of the universe’s most elusive particles. July 16, 2018 at 08:17PM Continue: https://ift.tt/2NkWDRd

Sea Level Rise Will Flood Key Internet Infrastructure Within 15 Years

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Sea Level Rise Will Flood Key Internet Infrastructure Within 15 Years NYC, Miami, and Seattle are among the metropolitan regions most vulnerable to internet infrastructure damage due to climate change. July 16, 2018 at 08:17PM Continue: https://ift.tt/2L1U5uH

How Has the Average House Size Changed?

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How Has the Average House Size Changed? Over time, we can see that the average floor area has been steadily increasing over time.  Every passing year, according to the linear regression equation on the chart, will yield a 18.5 square feet increase in the average floor area. July 16, 2018 at 06:17PM Continue: https://ift.tt/2NlFZkv

Secret Life of an Autistic Stripper

Secret Life of an Autistic Stripper July 16, 2018 at 06:02PM Continue: https://ift.tt/2uCoODK

We Will Never See A Movie Like 'The Dark Knight' Again

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We Will Never See A Movie Like 'The Dark Knight' Again On the film’s 10th anniversary, Polygon looks back at the staying power of Christopher Nolan’s Bat-sequel July 16, 2018 at 05:52PM Continue: https://ift.tt/2Lk2B7w

Is Your Cellphone Giving You Cancer? A Comprehensive Guide

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Is Your Cellphone Giving You Cancer? A Comprehensive Guide With 5G networks coming, understanding the health effects of radio-frequency radiation is more urgent than ever. July 16, 2018 at 05:52PM Continue: https://ift.tt/2uzipc8

What Happened When I Completely Quit Taking Photos

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What Happened When I Completely Quit Taking Photos A couple of years ago, I decided to stop taking photographs. I’ve never been one to hold on to physical possessions. It only felt right, then, that I rid myself the escape of digital ones, too. July 16, 2018 at 04:57PM Continue: https://ift.tt/2urfmn6

The Twitch Streamers Who Spend Years Broadcasting To No One

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The Twitch Streamers Who Spend Years Broadcasting To No One Looking for connections in 2018 July 16, 2018 at 04:52PM Continue: https://ift.tt/2zFQZra

Two Bros Work Together To Nail A 1 Million-Point Grind On 'Tony Hawk's Underground'

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Two Bros Work Together To Nail A 1 Million-Point Grind On 'Tony Hawk's Underground' This is dumb. But if this was still 2003, we would think these guys are geniuses. July 16, 2018 at 04:32PM Continue: https://www.youtube.com/watch?utm_source=ifttt&v=0GOo0qgiTLE

Body Cams Catch Georgia Cops Using A Coin Flip To Decide Whether To Arrest A Speeding Driver

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Body Cams Catch Georgia Cops Using A Coin Flip To Decide Whether To Arrest A Speeding Driver After pulling over a driver for speeding, two cops in Roswell, Georgia decided her fate with a coin flip. And then they arrested her anyways, despite the coin flip going the other way. July 16, 2018 at 04:22PM Continue: https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=2&utm_source=ifttt&v=VNF2KBw6EI4

Robin Williams’s Best Role

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Robin Williams’s Best Role July 16, 2018 at 04:07PM Continue: https://ift.tt/2KYoIkK

It’s Not Your Fault If You Can’t Get Anything Done In The Summer

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It’s Not Your Fault If You Can’t Get Anything Done In The Summer I really am dumber in the summer, and, I’m sorry to say, so are you. July 16, 2018 at 03:37PM Continue: https://ift.tt/2JsMIXy

What you need to know before building a HiFi system

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What you need to know before building a HiFi system Putting together a stereo can be intimidating, but it doesn't have to be. July 16, 2018 at 03:32PM Continue: https://ift.tt/2LcWdiB

How A Cabal Of Romance Authors Are Gaming Amazon's Algorithms

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How A Cabal Of Romance Authors Are Gaming Amazon's Algorithms To cash in on Kindle Unlimited, a group of authors figured out how to beat Amazon's algorithm. July 16, 2018 at 02:17PM Continue: https://ift.tt/2LiTXD5

The GameCube Controller's A Button Subtly Taught Us How To Play

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The GameCube Controller's A Button Subtly Taught Us How To Play Unlike most controllers, where the face buttons are given roughly equal placement, the Gamecube’s A button is planted squarely in the middle, a giant green star that the other, smaller buttons seem to orbit around. July 16, 2018 at 01:42PM Continue: https://ift.tt/2zKJ2AS

The Anthony Bourdain Interview

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The Anthony Bourdain Interview "I find, again and again, just by spending the time, by asking very simple questions, people have said the most astonishing things to me." July 16, 2018 at 01:17PM Continue: https://ift.tt/2NTt8XV

What's In Frozen Pizza?

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What's In Frozen Pizza? All 45+ (mostly terrible) ingredients in this bachelor pad staple, explained (yep, even thiamine hydrochloride). July 16, 2018 at 01:17PM Continue: https://ift.tt/2LllR1v

18 Women On The Very Specific Things That Make Them Horny

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18 Women On The Very Specific Things That Make Them Horny If you want to understand the rich and varied tapestry that is human sexuality, try asking a woman to name an idiosyncratic thing that turns her on. July 16, 2018 at 01:12PM Continue: https://ift.tt/2NVn0i3

How New York City Is Tackling Extreme Heat in a Warming World

How New York City Is Tackling Extreme Heat in a Warming World July 16, 2018 at 01:07PM Continue: https://ift.tt/2Llq2du

The Sci-Fi Sex Scene That Changed My Life

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The Sci-Fi Sex Scene That Changed My Life Before I was old enough to fully understand I was transgender, I found Asimov’s "The Robots of Dawn." July 16, 2018 at 12:22PM Continue: https://ift.tt/2LfacUT

The Rising Politics Of (Too Damn High) Rent

The Rising Politics Of (Too Damn High) Rent As fewer Americans buy homes, and wages stagnate, rent control is becoming a campaign issue from coast to coast. July 16, 2018 at 12:17PM Continue: https://ift.tt/2uzO6lP

If You Want To Eat Clean And Green, Is The Future Halal?

If You Want To Eat Clean And Green, Is The Future Halal? July 16, 2018 at 12:12PM Continue: https://ift.tt/2LcEHeh

The Daniel Tiger Doctrine

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The Daniel Tiger Doctrine The co-creator of the beloved kids' show "Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood" talks about what makes great children's TV—and reveals a significant plot development in the upcoming season. July 16, 2018 at 12:12PM Continue: https://ift.tt/2Jp6tPO

British Cave Diver Considering Legal Action Over Elon Musk's 'Pedo' Attack

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British Cave Diver Considering Legal Action Over Elon Musk's 'Pedo' Attack Vernon Unsworth ‘astonished and very angry’ after Tesla owner makes baseless remark. July 16, 2018 at 11:27AM Continue: https://ift.tt/2LjTzru