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    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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    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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    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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    Entire Village Constructed In One Day Using Giant 3D Printer

    The latest development in 3d printing? Providing shelter for the homeless or refugees displaced by natural disasters or war. A small ten-residence community of cost effective homes recently sprung up in Shanghai, and thanks to 3D printing, constructing the village only took a day.

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    Japanese Gadget Alerts You When Your Dogs Get Too Hot

    It's rough being a dog. Sure, you have no responsibilities in life other than being happy and running around, but when the temperature starts to rise, the only tool you have at your disposal is your tongue—unless your owner buys you a Petline Heat Index Checker for Dogs, of course.

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    You Can Print a Prosthetic Hand for $50 That’s Better Than One That Costs $42,000

    Being born without a left hand really sucks. Jose Delgado Jr, however, is pretty used to it at this stage in his life, and has decent enough insurance that he didn't need to pay the full $42,000 sticker price for his prosthetic device. But as it turns out, he actually prefers a much cheaper prosthesis that you can make yourself with very minimal effort.

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    This Guy Made An Actual, Working Spider-Man Web-Shooter And Whoa

    Spidey's web-shooters are the coolest and we all want them, obviously. But Patrick Priebe took his Spidey-love one step further and created actual, functioning versions of the web-shooters; one that's essentially a laser-guided harpoon gun, and, well, let's just call the other one a Burninator. Do want.

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    [Product Review] The Rokit Boost Rectangle Is a Bluetooth Speaker That Seems Bigger on the Inside

    Rokit Boost sent us their portable Bluetooth speaker "Rectangle" to test out. The Rectangle is little, but it's fierce. Standing at under three inches tall and less than six inches long, we were really surprised by the quality of sound and the sheer volume the Rectangle could throw out.

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    Someone Made a Black Market Search Engine That Looks Just Like Google

    Google is great and all, but Grams, a Google look-alike search engine that offers a listing of reliable sources for illicit materials, is the most comprehensive way to find all things illegal. Drugs, weapons, Vampire Blood (probably), it's all there. Or, you know, that's what my friend told me.

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    “Liking” General Mills on Facebook Now Means You Can’t Sue Them, According to General Mills

    General Mills updated their online Privacy Policy to say that anyone who's received any benefit from them -- even downloading an online coupon, or liking their Facebook page -- can't sue them. Instead, they must settle any disputes about the purchase or use of any of their products in forced arbitration. Is this legal?

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    We Could Watch This 3D Printed Stop Motion Bear All Day And We Will

    A lot of people are worried that CGI will replace stop motion animation because it's less time-consuming and ultimately less expensive. If this little guy is any indication, however, then stop motion will never go away, because there will always be someone willing to put in a ridiculous amount of effort to make it happen.

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    TL;DR Wikipedia Distills the Internet’s Vast Knowledge Into Short, Sarcastic Barbs

    There's a lot of information on the Internet, so it can be hard to know just where to turn when you want a concise explanation of any given subject. That's where TL;DR Wikipedia comes in. They take all of the "knowledge" and "facts" and reduce it to easily remembered, sarcastic flash cards.

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    The IRS Missed the Windows XP Update Deadline, Has to Pay Microsoft Millions for Support

    It's tax day! Did you file your taxes yet? You know, it's important to get it done on time, because the IRS doesn't stand for missed deadlines—unless, of course, that deadline is Microsoft's end of Windows XP support. Then, the IRS is all, "Oh, was that this month? You know, I've just been so busy. Can I get an extension?"

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    Get Your First Glimpse at What the Bigger iPhone Screens Will Probably Look Like

    Everybody and their grandmother complained that the iPhone's screen didn't get any bigger between the 5 and 5s when the latter was released. Well, you can all hakuna your collective matatas, friends. If these photos are any indication, your wish will soon be granted.

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    Google Glass Available Today For One Day Only

    I can think of cooler ways to lose friends and alienate people, but if you really, really want to get your hands on a pair of Google Glass before everyone else, a 24 hour window to apply for a spot as a Glass Explorer began at 9 am ET today. If you're not reading this through a computer on your face, then you have some work to do.

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