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Racial Stereotyping Made Easy

Thanks to OKCupid and their massive database of dating profiles, racial stereotyping just got a whole lot easier. Dating and social networking site OKCupid took data from 526,000 user profiles to create a description of racial likes. They’ve also accumulated a few awesome stereotypes of their own, including facts like white woman show off their eyes (mascara is high in ...

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Covini’s Six-Wheeled Sports Car

These days, cars need more of everything. More side airbags, more windows and more pistons are a good start, but if we really want to enhance a car’s performance, we need to do as Covini does and add two wheels to our cars. The Covini Six Wheeler (C6W) is a product which draws its engineering inspiration from the 1976 Tyrell ...

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Robot Death Race

Sure, watching the most impressive athletes in the world sprint a 500M is probably the most entertaining thing you’ve see in a long while, save for these racing robots from the the annual Robot Athletic Meet in Tokyo’s Akihabara district. Check out the robot on the left. He’s playing for keeps. It might appear as if it’s falling over due ...

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New Olympic Event: WoW Treadmill Race

You don’t have to look far to find acts of extreme dorkiness on the internet. The folks of Mana Energy Potion have hooked up treadmills to their PCs, indirectly promoting a new Olympic event, one that all gamers can appreciate regardless of athletic finesse. The event I speak of is of course the Azeroth cross country track competition. One virtual ...

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World’s Tiniest Solar Car Crashes Into Bread Crumb

In the future everything is microscopic. We’ve got robots that can get inside your intestines to distribute medicine with their tiny robot hands, but what about solar race cars no bigger than a quarter? Now we’ve got those too. This 33 x 22mm car runs on light, artificial or otherwise. Just chase after it with a flashlight and watch it ...

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