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"It's A Small World" Franchise and Peeps Movie In The Works

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  1. Entertainment

    Rich Jerks Love Hulk Hands in This Rap Video

    Remember "Hulk Hands"? Those giant novelty toy gloves that make it look like your hands are really the Hulk's hands? Dave Ebert and Douglas Widick sure do. That's probably why they made this great rap video about two rich jerks who always wear Hulk Hands. Always.

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  2. Tech

    Under $100 Lamp Records and Secretly Livetweets Conversations

    Remember comedian Kyle Ayers eavesdropping on and livetweeting a couple's breakup? Hilarious, yes, but ethical... hard to say. Well, any residual paranoia New Yorkers had left over from that fiasco is about to increase 1,000 fold: the city now has secret livetweeting lamps. Quick, everyone do a room check!

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  3. Tech

    Kittyo Lets You Spy On Your Cat When You’re Not Home Because Technology Is All About Cats Now

    You know we've been given too much power when we can drive our cats insane with a laser while we're not home. Cats probably don't miss us as much as we miss them, but with Kittyo, you can keep them entertained, while keeping an eye on them through an app with your iPhone or Android device. If anything, it's more entertaining for the owners.

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  4. Gaming

    There’s a New World Record Time for Getting 120 Stars in Super Mario 64

    The world of speedrunning waits for no one. Super Mario 64 speedrunner Siglemic was already the world record holder for the fastest time in getting all of the game's 120 stars, but he set a new record of 1 hour, 43 minutes, and 54 seconds yesterday. Take some time to marvel at his skills in the game that defined 3D platforming.

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  5. Gaming

    Goat Simulator Is Getting Goat Parkour in 1.1 Patch and Why Am I Not Playing It Right Now

    Let's be real: if I owned Goat Simulator, I would never get anything done ever, so I should be thankful that the Mac port hasn't been finished yet. That does little to soothe my jealousy of the PC players who are already enjoying the game, especially now that it's getting a Tony Hawk-style parkour system, because of course it is.

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  6. Entertainment

    Robert Downey Jr. Fills Our Hearts With Joy, Tweets Hilarious Age of Ultron Set Photo

    If he keeps this up, Downey stands to become the next Patrick Stewart in terms of unadulterated Twitter pic awesomeness. But who's responsible for this hilarious sight gag? Was it Downey himself? Come on, we bet it was probably Downey. Or possibly Jeremy Renner.

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  7. Tech

    The New CATable Supposedly Keeps Your Kitties Occupied While You Work

    As adorable as cats are with their insatiable curiosity, they're hardly ever compliant with their owners. That's why designer Ruan Hao of LYCS Architecture in Hong Kong has created a table to keep your furry, intelligent companions distracted while you try to get some work some.

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  8. Gaming

    Someone Made a Frozen Mod for Grand Theft Auto IV

    Grand Theft Auto is usually too chaotic for me to enjoy, but am I a horrible person if I get some catharsis from watching Anna and Elsa wreak destruction across Liberty City in this wicked mod? This is what happens when we as a society truly let go, guys: chaos reigns. Repression is a social construct that saves lives.

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  9. Entertainment

    Above Average Asks the Important Questions, Like “Is That Danny Aiello?” in Episode One of Approach the Bench

    When Judge Bob Balaban asks you to approach the bench, you listen—especially if he thinks he's spotted someone famous in the jury. That's what this new series from Above Average shows with scripts taken verbatim from hilarious, real court transcripts (at least, according to the video descriptions).

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  10. Weird

    25 (Ill-Advised) Ways to Celebrate Shakespeare’s 450th Birthday From the Bard Himself

    When someone's having a birthday, they should be the one to decide how to celebrate the occasion. Unfortunately, William Shakespeare can not tell us where he'd like to go bar-hopping or what flavor his cake should be, because he's been dead for 398 years. But don't worry! He's left some careful instructions for us, if you know where to look.

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  11. Weird

    Large Hadron Collider Umbrella: The Perfect Gift For Those Who Matter

    At a loss for what to get the CERN scientist in your life? The Science Museum Shop has got you covered with the Large Hadron Collider umbrella. As a bonus, it also doubles as shelter in the event that the LHC decides to send apocalyptic hellfire down on us all.

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  12. Science

    Check out Some Destructive Sample Videos From Today’s GE #SpringBreakIt Campaign

    This morning we told you about GE's #SpringBreakIt campaign where they will send you slow-motion videos of things getting destroyed for science if you tweet at them with that hashtag. If you need further convincing that this is an awesome use of your time, here are a few sample videos they sent us.

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  13. Geekosystem Podcast
    Episode 27: RoboJesus in Space!
    4/21/14 @ 11:04 pm
    And on the third day he rose... into space!
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  14. Science

    Dictionaries Have Been Wrong About How Siphons Work, So a Physicist Corrected Them With New Research

    Dictionaries are pretty solid authorities about what words mean, but they overextended themselves when reaching a bit in the definition for the word siphon. The Oxford English Dictionary and many others have erroneously claimed that atmospheric pressure makes siphons work for 99 years, so Dr. Stephen Hughes did some research to set them straight.

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  15. Weird

    Woman Attacked by Duck Sues for $275,000

    When good ducks go bad, there can be serious consequences. Thankfully, the victim in this alleged quack attack sustained minimal injuries from her scary encounter with an "agitated waterfowl"—and even her lawyer seems to think the case has become a joke.

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  16. Entertainment

    “It’s A Small World” Franchise and Peeps Movie In The Works

    "Let's do Pirates of the Caribbean, but with glockenspiels and scary dolls" is a pitch that sounded great to Disney because the "It's A Small World" ride is going to have its own movie franchise. Not weird enough for you? Good, we're getting a Peeps movie too. Yes, a film about sentient marshmallows! This is truly a magical time to be alive!

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  17. Science

    GE Takes “Spring Break” Literally and Destroys Things for Science Today With Their #SpringBreakIt Campaign

    GE's #SpringBreakIt campaign launched today, and we think it's exactly the kind of thing you'll love, Internet-people. To promote their next-generation "Super Materials," GE is showing you what it looks like when they put boring old regular materials to the same smash, crush, and blast tests. Watching things break is really great.

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  18. Tech

    NYPD Tries to Start a Trending Hashtag, It Does Not Go So Well

    The NYPD has it pretty rough from a PR perspective (and for admittedly very good reasons). That's why some ingenious intern publicist decided that it would a great idea to start a contest on Twitter and ask users to submit pictures of themselves with police officers from our fair city. Surprise! It backfired.

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  19. Entertainment

    HBO Signed an Exclusive Deal With Amazon Prime That’s So Close to Being Great News

    Piracy runs rampant on shows from premium networks, and no one knows that better than HBO. Game of Thrones continues to break piracy records, and HBO has finally, mercifully made a deal with Amazon to stream HBO content to Amazon Prime members... at least three years after they air on television, because patience is the Internet's strong suit.

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  20. Geekolinks

    Geekolinks 4/23

    Okay, friends. I think we've officially hit peak Hydra hailing. Good job, team. We've also got some weird U.S. sex laws, terrible movies from wonderful directors, news about a science textbook ~just for ladiiiez~, Titanfall tips, and more on today's Geekolinks.

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  21. Entertainment

    New Flash Gordon Movie in Works at Fox

    Most people reading this are probably only familiar with the Queen soundtracked 1980 Flash Gordon film that saw our titular hero fighting racist stereotypes -- um, "villains" -- and saving the day. That is, unless you've also seen the 1936 film and read the original pulp comic strip. There are racist stereotypes in that, too.

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  22. Entertainment

    The Final Episode of The IT Crowd Is On Hulu, So Now You Have No Excuse Not to Watch It

    If you're a decent, moral Internet user who, unlike the rest of us, doesn't use a proxy service to watch out-of-country videos and never ever pirates stuff that's unavailable in North America, then your patience has paid off! Now you can watch the final episode of The IT Crowd in a totally legal way.

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  23. Entertainment

    Mystery Science Theater Creator Might Reboot the Show in the Not Too Distant Future!

    Wired sure knows how to bury the lead. Deep within an interview with Myster Science Theater 3,000 series creator Joel Hodgson, there was a brief discussion of an upcoming reboot of the show. Sure, that topic comes up all the time, but it looks like it might finally happen for real, and the timeframe is as soon as this spring.

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  24. Weird

    Now You Can Suck on Beer With These Flavored Lollipops

    Once you hit a certain age, lollipops feel like the sort of treat you're not allowed to have anymore—especially because, as I have learned, licking foods in public will often cause creeps to shout things at you. Well, those people can (metaphorically) suck it. Beer-flavored lollipops exist now and nothing will keep me from enjoying them.

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  25. Tech

    Non-Smartphones Could Be All But Extinct in the U.S., Says Recent Consumer Poll

    Like the ancient Walkmans and portable CD players of old, the basic mobile phone might be close to falling almost completely out of use, according to a poll by the Consumer Intelligence Research Partners. I'm feeling a very poignant sense of nostalgia for buttons right now

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  26. Weird

    Peep Parody of Everyone Poops Wins Marshmallow Contest

    Peeps are more than just barely-edible candy! Every year, The Washington Post holds a Peep Show contest for lovingly crafted marshmallow-based dioramas. Kate Hohman's cheeky entry, Everyone Peeps, was one of this year's top finalists.

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  27. Weird

    Train Selfie Kid Will Make a Ton of Money for Getting Hilariously Kicked in the Head, It’s Now Less Hilarious

    "Guy makes a giant pile of money for getting kicked in the head on video" is a phenomenon that I was comfortable to let die with America's Funniest Home Videos. Unfortunately, the Internet has stepped up to fill that void, and the kid who got kicked in the head by a train conductor and posted it online stands to make a huge profit.

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  28. Science

    Cats Are Too Rude for Science to Study

    Many cat owners suspect their feline companions of being secret geniuses—how else does one explain Snowball's innate superiority complex? But apparently, researchers haven't been able to appropriately examine kitty IQ yet, because cats are just not having it with this science thing.

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  29. Weird

    A Guy Saved His Pet Tortoise With a Crowdfunded Penis Amputation

    A crowdfunded penis amputation might sound like the result of some kind of post-apocalyptic torture voting system, but for Cedric the tortoise, it is his ticket to a long, healthy life. You see, Cedric suffers from a giant penis, and his human owner had no choice but to turn to the Internet to save his dear, too-well-endowed friend's life.

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  30. Weird

    Meet the Man Determined to Own Every VHS Copy of Speed

    One man, countless copies of the 1994 Keanu Reeves masterpiece Speed, and quite possibly the most ambitious undertaking of our modern time: The World Speed Project.

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  31. Gaming

    Octodad: Dadliest Catch Wriggles Its Tangly Tentacles Onto the PS4 This Week

    The simulator that allows you to play an octopus on land that is somehow a father to human children is coming to the PS4 with some new perks.

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