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  1. Science

    Watch Clips of StarTalk Live! From SXSW, Plus We “Bow Tie Race” Our Friend Bill Nye!

    At SXSW this year we met up with Our Friend Bill Nye at GE's Night of Invention to compete in what we believe is the world's first competitive bow tie tying event. Then he hosted a great conversation for StarTalk Live and answered a few of our readers' questions. Watch it all right here.

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  2. Entertainment

    Follow Our #SXSW Exploits, Including GE’s Night of Invention As They Happen Right Here!

    Curious what we're up to at SXSW this year? Senior Editor Glen Tickle (Hey, that's me!) is there and will be live-tweeting from our @Geekosystem Twitter account as well as my own @glentickle for stuff at SXSW that might be a little out of our regular purview.

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  3. Sponsored

    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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  4. Science

    Send Us Your Questions For Our Friend Bill Nye and You Could Have It Answered on StarTalk Live at SXSW!

    We'll be at SXSW this year for the GE/Quirky/StarTalk Live mashup known as The Night of Invention this Saturday March 8th, and it's going to be great! Our Friend Bill Nye is hosting, and we're taking questions from readers for the show's Q&A portion. Here's how to have your question asked and answered live on the show.

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  5. Entertainment

    Here’s The Geekosystem Podcast “General Electric, Specific Podcast”

    Geekosystem HQ is mid-move so our regular podcasting setup is in a box at the moment. I set up a makeshift home studio with a borrowed mixer (thanks, Jason) and used it to record a great interview with the GE Global Marketing Director Linda Boff to talk about our upcoming event at SXSW.

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  6. Tech

    Win a Polaroid Camera or Other Prizes From GE and Polaroid as Part of the “22 Days of Invention” Celebration

    GE is in the middle of their 22 Days of Invention campaign, and we're on board. Today, they've partnered with Polaroid on the anniversary of the first instant camera patent to give away a Polaroid and more than 100 other prizes. Here's how to win!

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  7. Entertainment

    Jimmy Fallon and GE Teamed Up to Showcase Some Young Inventors on Last Night’s Tonight Show With “Fallonventions”

    It's Jimmy Fallon's first week as the host of The Tonight Show and he's already crushing it. We particularly loved this segment sponsored by GE to highlight some young inventors called "Fallonventions." See what these kids came up with, and how it compares to Fallon's own inventions in this video.

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  8. Science

    Kid President Travels to GE to Learn About Inventing, Remains Adorable While Doing So [Video]

    11-year-old Robby Novak, AKA Youtube's Kid President, is basically the cutest little dude in the whole wide world. He also uses his cuteness powers for good, which is why he devoted an entire episode to learning how to invent stuff. If only we could all be as well-dressed and creative as our kid president buddy.

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  9. Tech

    GE Is Making December 3rd 3D Printing Day, You Can Win 3D Printed Holiday Gifts

    GE has dubbed December 3rd 3D printing day as a way to celebrate the revolutionary technology and what it means for manufacturing (and to make your holiday shopping easier). They've teamed up with celebrities and businesses to design 3D gifts and knickknacks, and you can win your own customized versions of them on December 3rd.

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  10. Science

    This Video is Four Minutes Worth of Six-Second Science Experiments

    GE hosted a science fair on Vine appropriately titled the #6SecondScienceFair. This video compiled enough of the entrants to fill a a four-minute video that's densely packed with interesting science clips. There's even a special guest appearance at 1:53 that we're particularly excited about.

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  11. Sponsored

    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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  12. Sponsored

    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. Sponsored

    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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  14. Sponsored

    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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  15. Sponsored

    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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