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    Watch Quirky + GE’s Night of Invention and StarTalk Live With Our Friend Bill Nye LIVE Right Here! [Updated]

    Tomorrow night is the big event! We've partnered with GE, Quirky, and StarTalk Radio to bring A Night of Invention to SXSW! You can watch the livestream of the StarTalk portion of the show right here with Our Friend Bill Nye, Eugene Mirman, and more. We'll have exclusive behind-the-scenes coverage of the whole thing.

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    Hey Girl: Before Gosling, There Was Edison [Sponsored]

    Yes, we’re already past peak Hey Girl saturation, but perhaps that’s why we enjoy GE’s Thomas Edison-inspired variation on it. It’s reminiscent of everything we loved about the original with a smart twist courtesy of one of history's most notable engineers and inventors. Edison’s no Ryan Gosling, of course, but hey, who among us is?

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    This Date Goes Horribly Wrong, Then Right Again Thanks to the Sony Xperia

    There's a lot to worry about on a date. How do I look? Does this person think I'm interesting? Will they chuck my smartphone into a fountain? The Sony Xperia can help -- at least with that last one. It's not afraid to stand up to a little water, so when accidents happen you can go right back to smooshing ice cream in someone's face.

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    See the Sony Xperia Stand Up to Lemonade and Water in The Picnic

    Kids are great, but they've been known to void some warranties and destroy their share of gadgets. This video shows that it's going to take more than a little kid with some lemonade to kill the Sony Xperia. Your move, little girl.

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    How to Properly Embrace Image Macros as a Brand

    If you've been on the Internet, chances are you've seen brands attempt to capitalize on the growing trend that is image macros and memes. This is nothing new, of course, and some succeed more than others. Specifically, GE has a bunch of really interesting examples.

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    13 Gore-Filled Reasons to Give Teen Wolf a Chance

    Have you watched Teen Wolf? If not, why not? Sure, Tumblr's got a thing for MTV's resident werewolf television show, and that might turn you off from it, but it's not all pretty boys making funny faces. There is a lot of that, yes, but there's so much more if you scratch just below than the surface. For example: There's tons of gore. That do anything for you? If so, we've compiled a list of 13 gore-filled reasons you really should give Teen Wolf a shot.

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    Sponsored Post: GE AgileTrac Tech Works To Take The Wait Out Of Hospital Visits

    Is there anything worse than waiting at the hospital? It's almost inevitable that you've had to wait on a room, a test, admission, and more. What if we could just cut that whole thing out? The waiting, that is, not the hospital. That's what GE Healthcare's basically trying to do with their AgileTrac patient tracking solution.

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    11 Fantastic Photos From GE’s Surprisingly Intriguing Instagram Page

    Brands are everywhere on social media these days. They're creeping in from all sides, and you're just as likely to see an advertisement from, say, Taco Bell as you are your buddy's status update. It's the nature of the beast. That being said, there are a few instances where we'd like to see even more from these kind of pages. Take GE's Instagram page, for example. It's basically gadget and tech porn -- especially if you're a fan of engines -- at its finest. We've collected our 11 favorite images and included them below, so you don't have to take our word for it.

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    9 Things We’d Like to See Powered by the World’s Most Powerful Jet Engine

    The GE90-115B is the world's most powerful jet engine. If it's powerful enough be the driving force behind Boeing's 777 aircraft, then just imagine all the other things it could power. GE's said that their engine would turn the Titanic into a speedboat, and we say go for it! Make a Titanic speedboat. The sheer might of the GE90 has us dreaming of a better, faster, and more powerful world filled with things driven by jet power. Why limit that power to planes? We've compiled a list of 9 things we'd like to see upgraded with the GE90-115B jet engine.

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    7 Things We Would Like to See Thrown Through a Jet Engine

    Planes, and their engines, go through a ton of testing prior to ever actually being in the air. How else do you figure out if, for example, it can withstand a barrage of a dozen or so geese slamming into it at high speed? Even so, jet engines are typically only tested for a specific set of conditions that it might encounter out in the wild. These are extreme, sure, but we can't help but wish they'd get a little more, shall we say, creative in their endeavors. That's why we've compiled a list of things we'd really like to be sent through a jet engine. For science, of course.

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    5 Amazing Things That We’re Totally Glad Can Talk to Us Now

    Isn't technology great? At this rate, everything we create in ten years will be able to immediately provide us with feedback in some way, if not audibly. Our gadgets and gizmos giving us clear and concise updates out loud, rather than via some sort of text interface or gauge, is simply the best. Better than all the rest, in fact. It's not like we've been ignoring things from the past, either. Hit the jump to check out our five favorite things that we're totally glad can talk to us now.

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    Far Away Places Don’t Seem So Far Away Thanks to Brilliant Machines

    We meager humans are now capable of travelling great distances or viewing a great many things once considered out of reach. From the deepest regions of space, to landing rovers on Mars, the brilliant machines we've created only continue to get faster, better, and more thorough. Thanks to these advances, we're able to spot a good many details of our galaxy that have gone previously unnoticed or unexplored, and we've collected some of our favorite recent space exploration news for your perusal. Hit the jump to check them all out!

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    What Are These Robots Doing on the Subway?

    We caught some video of these minuscule robots getting off a subway, and we're intrigued. What are these little dudes doing on the train? Is there some sort of convention in town we should know about? Yet another robot dance party where we didn't quite make the guest list? Are they heading home after a long day, or getting out for a night on the town? Or have we come so far that robots are now just every day working slobs like you and me, trying to squeeze time for a cup of coffee into their morning commute? We know there's more than meets the eye here, and we'll tell you more about it in the coming days. In the meantime, though, check out the video after the jump and let us know what you think!

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    A General Guide to Urban Survival

    In anticipation of the forthcoming release of The Bourne Legacy, we here at Geekosystem felt we could help enable your paranoia by giving you a few tips on how to survive in the field while not only avoiding your pursuers (that you definitely have), but also turning the tables on them when necessary.

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    5 Gadgets You Need For a Delightful Road Trip

    Whenever you take a road trip, it's inherently in some sort of road vehicle. As part of our ongoing sponsored content series with Lincoln, we swoop in like heroes to save your road trip from boredom with a list of some essential gadgets you should really bring along.

    We've all been there. Not being able to fall asleep the night before a road trip, full of anticipation, and excitedly waking up the next morning after only having slept a couple of hours. With the car already packed the night before, you hop in with your buddy, and off you go. The thing is, about two hours into the trip, you realize you're now stuck in a car for the better part of week, and man, there isn't much to do other than watch cows as you drive by them, and listen to radio stations fade in and out as you pass through different states. If only you checked some sort of list of vital gadgets to bring on a road trip before you headed out into the great paved unknown; some sort of list like this one, actually.

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