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25 Years Ago Today, The Web Became Public Domain

Profit or the Wild West? Tim Berners-Lee made a choice we're all still feeling.

What Is Google Really Up To?

The search giant's crusade against "annoying" ads isn't altruism.

Watch a Jet Ski Engine Powering a Pencil Sharpener

Quicker than you could possibly need it to, really.

Watch This Nerf-Style Minigun Unleash Hell

It'll fire 20 rounds per second with a 2,000-round capacity.

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Touchscreen From the 90s Shows How Far We've Come
Don't go in with high expectations and you'll see a perfectly servic…
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Firing a .50 Caliber Rifle at 130,000 FPS

A slow motion display of extreme carnage.

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This Tiny Engine Can (Almost) Run on WD-40

Stretching the limits of what WD can do.

AIM Is Dead

If you were a kid of the 90s, AIM was an indispensable part of growing up online—but times have changed

How to Print a Holiday Card on a Computer From 1959

You'll have to punch a few cards before you get close to printing.

Trick Shot Archer Lars Andersen Is Shooting Arrows Around Corners Now

Archery isn't just what you see in movies. It's actually way cooler.

Watch Glass Become a Mirror In Seconds

Just add a little silver nitrate.

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Facebook's First President Admits Social Media Exploits "a Vulnerability in Human Psychology"

Maybe being on Facebook all the time isn't good, says early leader of Facebook.

Don't Fall for This Scam Targeting Netflix Users

Users have been receiving fake emails asking for account information.

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Giant Robot Battles Are Here and They Are Hilariously Bad

This is what $2.4 million gets you, apparently.

It's Totally Possible to Split a Bullet With a Sword

But just because it's possible doesn't mean you should try.

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What Happens When You Install MS-DOS On a 2017 PC

There's nothing stopping you except sheer willpower.

10 Super-Specific Doomsday Predictions That Didn't Pan Out

This latest incorrect prediction is just the most recent in a long string of failures.

The Secrets of OK Go's Unbelievable Music Videos
The band OK Go uses technology, ingenuity, and mildly dangerous stunts to reinvent a dying genre. After 350 million views, they tell th…