Robots vs robots. Transformer vs Transformer. Terminator vs Terminator. Robot fights are awesome spectacles that are packed with blinding explosions and rumbling sound effects and unbelievable special effects that they’re perfect to watch in a big, loud and dark movie theater.
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GIFs are funny but fleeting; websites might convey more information—but if you really want to make a point, you design a poster. A new exhibition at the Cooper Hewitt focuses on the cultural impact of this persuasive graphic design medium and the science behind what makes posters in particular pack their visual punch.
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You’ve probably gazed at the constellation of Cygnus on a starry night—it’s distinctive and easy to spot on in the Northern hemisphere. But this is the bit of it you can’t see.
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You can stop paying Chipotle extra for its perfect guacamole. The food chain recently unveiled its guacamole recipe to the world, causing burrito lovers and the avocado-obsessed to experience great joy.
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This is the Fourier Transform. You can thank it for providing the music you stream every day, squeezing down the images you see on the Internet into tiny little JPG files, and even powering your noise-canceling headphones. Here’s how it works.
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Jon Jones isn’t going to fight at UFC 187 this weekend because of his recent arrest. He’s also not going to fight anytime in the near future because he’s been suspended indefinitely and stripped of his UFC beltby Dana White. And according to Jones’ manager Malki Kawa, Jones might not fight ever again, depending on how his break from MMAgoes.
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Water fluoridation is the addition of the chemical fluoride to public water supplies, for the purpose of reducing cavities. Of those served by municipal water systems, 67.1 percent of the United States’ population has fluoride added to their water, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
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