This Speaker Blows Out Fires Instantly With Bass

Engineers have experimented with using sonic waves to douse flames for years—but it took a pair of students to turn the concept into an affordable, hand-held device.

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​If You Touch This Plant It Will Make You Vomit In Pure Agony

The Gympie Gympie is an Australian plant with spindly stems and heart-shaped light green leaves. Brushing your hand against it can make you throw up from the pain. Using it as toilet paper has made people shoot themselves. This plant will ruin you.

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France Is Letting 14-Year-Olds Drive This Tiny Electric Car

BEING 14 SUCKS. You’re a freshman in high school, which puts you at the bottom of the social food chain. The opposite sex is endlessly confusing, you need to beg your parents and older siblings for rides, and (in the US at least) you’re half a lifetime away from the legal drinking age. Unless, that is, you live in France. Then you just need to beg your parents to buy you aRenault Twizy, a $7,600 “car” that 14-year-olds can now legally drive.

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