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Baseball St. Louis Cardinals 717_1225 by Western Historical Manuscript Collection - Stl on Flickr.Sliding: 1941. Comments

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You're Weird: Guy Lives In Taxidermy Bear For Two Weeks | Geekologie

Because some artists are questionably even artists at all, French artiste Abraham Poincheval has been living inside a taxidermied bear for the past two weeks. Wow, what a groundbreaking performance piece. Call me when you’re trying to sleep inside a LIVE bear for two weeks. Why is he even doing this? Survey says: probably some pretentious bullshit!

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Workers assemble a 2015 Ford Mustang on the observation deck of the Empire State Building. Via Time.com

Workers assemble a 2015 Ford Mustang on the observation deck of the Empire State Building. Via Time.com

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Radius Backup Battery with 4G LTE Mobile Broadband Capable |Gadgetsin

Moreover, the power bank comes with a 8000mAh backup battery so you can conveniently charge your smartphone or tablet on the go. Most importantly, the versatile backup battery also features 4G LTE mobile broadband capable and WiFi dual-band support in order that you can use it as a WiFi adapter, providing wireless network for your other mobile devices such as iPad Air, iPod touch and etc, while built-in rechargeable battery allows up to 7 hours of continuous dual-mode usage.

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The Orstrahyun: RIP AC/DC: 1973 - 2014, UPDATES ON MALCOLM YOUNG

When AC/DC reunited at the start of April to begin a month of rehearsals, in the lead-up to new album recording sessions, Malcolm discovered he couldn’t play. At least, he couldn’t play like he used to play.

Another sound from my youth bites the dust.

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Amy Schumer’s Fast-Food Aaron Sorkin Parody

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Turns Out, You Can Make Solar Panels Work in Cloudy Cities | Mother Jones

Silicon cells require direct sunlight (rays must shine at at least 90 degrees) before they start outputting energy. But newer technologies like OPV generate energy regardless of the angle of the rays. On a cloudy day, though there is less sunlight overall, rays still hit the earth at multiple angles. Thus, OPV cells can produce energy for a larger portion of the day.

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Opening Day 2014 by Stephen Bolen on Flickr. Comments

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The Short Notice Travel Bag

Sometimes, you need to be ready to leave town on a whim, which is why part time driver and office executive Aaron G’s bag includes everything he could possibly need to travel on short notice.P T

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Take a POV hot lap in the Porsche 918 Spyder - Autoblog

That title about says it all. This is a hot lap of the Circuit of the Americas in Austin, TX, with Porsche Works Driver Patrick Long at the wheel of a Porsche 918 Spyder. The camera is basically showing us everything that Long sees, making this not just one of the coolest 918 videos we’ve seen, but also one of the neatest laps of CoTA.

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