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The Not-So-Mad Science of Head Transplants

Illustration by Tyler Hoehne and Addision Eaton Last year, when Sergio Canavero of Italy’s Turin Advanced Neuromodulation Group announced that in the near future he’d be able to transplant a human head onto another body, people didn’t call him mad (MAD!) at the universities. Show More Summary

T-Pain Live

(NSFW: Language) Faheem Rasheed Najm aka T-Pain, Teddy Pain, Teddy Penderazzdown, Buyer of Dranks PhD dropped by NPR Music for a live performance… without Auto-Tune. He’ll still have shawtys snappin’ though. Dude’s for real.

Signal Strength

Filmmaker Chris Shimojima and composer Ljova coordinated a group of nine street musicians, located in various wi-fi enabled subway stations in New York City, using computers and smartphones to lead their remote orchestra.

Avengers: Age of Ultron (Trailer 2)

The alternate debut trailer for Avengers: Age of Ultron starts out with a lighthearted scene about Thor’s hammer. Perhaps this was supposed to be the original trailer, but after it got leaked Marvel rushed the other one out.

Gardner Pushed for $110 Million in Abstinence-Only Education Funding

During his re-election campaign in Colorado, Democratic Sen. Mark Udall has spotlighted senatorial candidate Cory Gardner’s extreme anti-abortion positions, which opposed by most voters, but the congressman has also co-sponsored unpopular...Show More Summary

Conservatives Not Amused by NARAL Colorado Condom Shortage Ad

Conservative commentators are teeing off at an ad campaign depicting a world in which birth control is banned and condoms are in short supply. Image: Truth Revolt/Youtube The post Conservatives Not Amused by NARAL Colorado Condom Shortage Ad appeared first on RH Reality Check.

The $10,000 Sharpshooter

Bryan College student Gustavo Angel Tamayo made four increasingly difficult shots within 30 seconds to win a $10,000 prize. The kicker? He’s more of a soccer player and he had a broken finger. Turn the volume down.

2015 BMW X5 M & X6 M

The 2015 BMW X5 M and X6 M are powered by a new twin-turbocharged 4.4L V8 engine that cranks out up to 575hp and 553 lb-ft. of torque. The AWD SUVs also have an 8-speed gearbox and fully-variable drive distribution.

12.17 – MU Podcast

After discussing Google’s new plan to cure your illnesses with nanotechnology (and turn everyone into Magneto), we organise an impromptu purification session with a Tibetan Lama and investigate the dark age of Buddhist history in Tibet. Also featured is intelligence in self organising systems and the secret...

Inside I Won’t Let You Down

If you’re curious about how OK Go created their video for I Won’t Let You Down, Damian and Tim explain the secrets behind the video. Those funky scooters are Honda UNI-CUBs, and the overhead shots were done with actual people, not C...

Millennials, Monsanto wants to be your hipster friend

Monsanto's "Director of Millennial Engagement" studied a handlebar-mustached salesman to learn all about you.

Ebola News: US vs. UK

BBC show Russell Howard’s Good News compares how US and UK news outlets covered the Ebola outbreak. To be fair, this is a humorous take on things. And so is the YouTube channel from which the hilarious rant was taken.

10 Hours in NYC as a Man

You might have seen the controversial video of a woman who received catcalls and was followed numerous times while walking in NYC. Well, Funny or Die tried the same thing but with a man. The results escalate quickly.

Pro-life video of the day: Online abortion class

by Hans Johnson The overwhelmingly pro-choice media has been trumpeting what has been called “the first internet abortion class” now being offered by the University of California, San Francisco.  While health professionals can earn credits...Show More Summary

Microsoft Band

A slim smartwatch that tracks heart rate, steps, calories burned, UV exposure, sleep and has a guided workout. It also receives text messages and other notifications, and has a built in GPS. Works w/ Windows Phone, iOS and Android.

MikeWiLLMakonnen, "Wishin You Well"

by John Herrman Here is a perfect beat from Mike WiLL Made It laid over with an EXTREMELY DIVISIVE vocal track from iLoveMakonnen. (Among the more generous Soundcloud comments: "This isn't 'good', but I don't hate it at all…") Makonnen's...Show More Summary

12 Austin-Themed Halloween Costume Ideas

Hey, Austinite! Still need a costume idea? Well, I gotta list for you. Check it: all Austin-themed costumes. I’ve got costumes for people of all races, ages and genders. Some costumes poke fun, while others are meant to honor Austin’s greatest heroes. HAPPY HALLOWEEN! Matthew McConaughey Top: Just Keep Livin’ shirt featuring words of wisdom [...]

Tidal Lossless Music Streaming

A music streaming subscription service for audiophiles. Available now in the US and UK, Tidal gives you unlimited and ad-free access to over 25 million tracks at 1411kbps via its iOS, Android and web players. RIP data cap.

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