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GOPRO HOT WHEELS BEACH RUN

It's not very often that Hot Wheels get outside — unless it's the yard or the sandbox. Abe Kislevitz took his Hot Wheels to the beach and recorded the adventure with a GoPro. The track setup uses driftwood and ends — as it should — with a ramp and a splashdown into a bucket of water.

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BABISH’S ARRESTED DEVELOPMENT SPECIAL

The Bluths are back. To honor their return, Binging with Babish's Andrew tries his hand at some of their family delicacies. He kicks things off with frozen bananas and even attempts his own hot ham water. See what else the family cooks up when season five of Arrested Development begins streaming today on Netflix.

 

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THE FUTURISTIC HOMES OF THE NETHERLANDS

Outside of Amsterdam, a cluster of round homes looks like an out-of-this-world colony on Earth. Designed by Dutch artist and sculptor Dries Kreijkamp, Bolwoningen's houses stand out among the traditional apartments and houses around them. Built in 1984 with a grant from the Dutch government, these round homes are designed to give the best view of the natural environment around them while looking like nothing else you've ever seen.

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CONNECTING THE WORLD FROM A BEACH IN DENMARK

On a beach in West Jutland, Denmark, a low building near the beach houses one of the most crucial Internet connections in the world. Undersea fiber optic cables from New Jersey terminate here, connecting the US with Europe. MOTHERBOARD talked with a marine maintenance manager to find out just how important it is keeping the transatlantic link up and running in the information age.

 

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ADAM SAVAGE’S 1000 SHOT NERF BLASTER

Adam Savage's favorite NERF blaster in the Rival. The Rival can fire 100 consecutive shots, but Adam thought he could improve it — and improve it he did. Adam fabbed up a huge banana clip that holds up to 1000 rounds, ensuring that this NERF blaster will outlast whatever competition it faces.

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TERMITES AND ARCHITECTURE

Using anything from sea sponges to tree canopies, architecture has been drawing inspiration from nature for centuries. More specifically, mimicking the engineering found in natural forms. This practice is called biomimicry. A perfect example of this is Zimbabwe's Eastgate Centre. Designed by Mick Pearce. the architect studied the ingenuity of termites to create a building that could naturally cool itself.

 

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ORCHESTRAL PERFORMANCE OF THE GOOD, THE BAD AND THE UGLY

The Danish National Symphony Orchestra does more than traditional classical arrangements. Collaborating with Danish television, the symphony has done several arrangements of famous movie soundtracks. Watch them perform original music from The Godfather, Blade Runner, and more.

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FORMULA E: RACING TO THE FUTURE

The world's first open-seat electric vehicle series, Formula E, is now in its fourth season. The cars have the aerodynamics and looks of their fuel- or hybrid-powered Formula One or IndyCar cousins but have all-electric drivetrains and performance to match. Formula E driver Sam Bird and his team talk about what it's like driving these cars and how the technology that's powering them is the future of transportation.

 

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THE MOST LEGENDARY BMWS EVER MADE

If you're going to make great cars, they need to be on the track — and BMW has been taking its cars racing since 1936. Renowned for practical cars with impeccable driving dynamics and reasonable price tags, BMW has made cars and motors that have been wildly successful on and off the race course. Donut Media picks the best of the best from BMWs legendary racing history.

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HOMEMADE HYDRAULIC HULKBUSTER

Colin Furze's projects just keep getting bigger and more impressive. This time he's built a 10-foot-tall Hulkbuster, complete with hydraulic controls, flamethrower, and power fist. Watch Colin take the Hulkbuster for a test drive — and get thrown around by his own creation.

 

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WHY DC SUPERHERO MOVIES DISAPPOINT

For the people that grew up reading DC comics, the current state of DC superhero movies leaves a lot to be desired — especially when compared to Marvel's dominance in the genre. You could almost describe DC movies as being too comic book-ish, with convoluted action sequences, a disregard for physics, and extra-campy dialogue. The Nerdwriter has a few common-sense suggestions for his beloved DC universe in this video essay that compares and contrasts their efforts with Marvel's movie juggernaut.

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THE LEGO MOVIE 2: THE SECOND PART | TRAILER

Everything is awesome again. Or is it? Emmet and the gang return for round two to fight off a LEGO DUPLO invasion lead by Queen Whatevra Wanabi. Chris Pratt, Elizabeth Banks, Will Arnett, Nick Offerman, Charlie Day, and Alison Brie reprise their roles while Tiffany Haddish joins the cast. The LEGO Movie 2: The Second Part is slated for release February 8, 2019.

 

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EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT JEEPS

There are few vehicles more iconic than the Jeep. The round headlights and slat grille is recognized the world over as one of the most capable 4x4s you can buy. From its rugged military origins to the more passenger-friendly modern incarnations, the Jeep has never lost touch with its roots. Donut digs into the history of the Jeep and has everything you need to know about this American icon.

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A BAD LIP READING OF THE NBA

The Finals are over and that means it's time to recap the season with a Bad Lip Reading. Not even The King was safe when BLR crew remixed the 2017-2018 season, finally letting us in on what all the players think about snow, tea, and Fergie's national anthem.

 

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WHY CARS ARE MORE SAFE NOW THAN EVER

There was a time when car safety was an afterthought. No airbags, seat belts, crumple zones — just a bench seat, steel dash, and non-collapsable steering column were all that you had to stop in the event of an accident. Ford offered optional lap belts in the 50s, and in 1959, Volvo introduced the first three-point seat belt. Since then, the odds of surviving have increased exponentially, and with driverless cars on the horizon, the most unsafe thing in the auto might be gone completely.

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THE MOST PROLIFIC MUSICIAN IN AMERICA

You've probably never heard of R. Stevie Moore. But based on the sheer amount of his recordings, you probably should have. Moore has made over 400 records and was a pioneer of the lo-fi recording aesthetic. With a 4,000 song catalog, it would be hard to listen to everything Moore has done.

 

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RED DEAD REDEMPTION 2

By 1899, the West had nearly been won. The age of outlaws was coming to a close, and the law was out to break what few gangs remained. A robbery gone wrong forces Arthur Morgan and the Van der Linde gang to make a run for it across the country, pillaging their way to a last stand against the Feds and bounty hunters. Rockstar's Red Dead Redemption 2 makes its long-awaited debut October 26, 2018 on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One.

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THE VIOLIN WORTH MILLIONS

The violins made by Antonio Stradivari are considered to be among the best instruments ever made. The 300-year-old violins can fetch prices of up to $16 million and the best violinists in the world swear by them. But all that money might be the result of history and hype more than substance. Vox looks at Stradivarius violins and what really makes them so special.

 

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GAME OF THRONES THEME ON NINTENDO LABO

Ramin Djawadi is a composer. His credits include two TV shows you might have heard of — HBO's Game of Thrones and Westworld. Normally Ramin has any instrument at his disposal when it comes to composing, but now he's taking a bit more of a challenge by playing the Game of Thrones theme on a Nintendo Labo.

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INSIDE THE GOLDEN STATE WARRIORS’ SNEAKER CLOSET

With sponsors like Nike, Under Armour, and Adidas, you know the Golden State sneaker closet is full of gems. Each season, players are sent their signature shoe in dozens of colorways and no one knows each pair better than equipment manager Eric Housen. During a tour of their Oakland practice facility, Housen shows off the lineup of shoes from players like Kevin Durant, Steph Curry, Draymond Green, Klay Thompson and Nick Young while ranking a few of his favorites in the process.

 

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CYBERPUNK 2077

Game developer CD PROJEKT RED made their name with 2015's high fantasy Witcher 3 RPG. With their latest game, they're going from the past to the future. Cyberpunk 2077 takes the Cyberpunk 2020 tabletop game 57 years forward in Night City. The game hints at a massive open world with possible similar elements to Rockstar's GTA games. It'll be a while before you can get your hands on it but they did just release this 48-minute walkthrough.

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DEATH STRANDING

Hideo Kojima's Death Stranding has had one of the strangest, fascinating, most confusing build-ups in the history of video games. The previous teasers focused on a baby and some sort of invisible enemies, and with the release of the E3 trailer, the picture hasn't exactly gotten any clearer. The game looks to feature some of Kojima's trademark gameplay aspects, but the storyline seems as bizarre as ever. Whatever it is, Death Stranding is sure to be huge.

 

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DESIGNING IMPENETRABLE AIRPORT SECURITY

When it was announced that the Transportation Safety Administration had failed to find weapons in 95% of airport tests, the news was shocking. But while the results look bad, there hasn't been a terrorist attack involving airplanes in the US since 9/11. A solution might be the controversial practices of Israel's Ben Gurion airport, probably the most secure airport in the world.

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THE GOVERNMENT GROWS WEED

Yes, the US government grows weed. In one place. Under strictly controlled circumstances. The University of Mississippi is the only place in the country that has a DEA license to grow marijuana for research purposes, and they've been doing it for 50 years. Mashable sat down with Dr. Chen, Director of the UCLA Cannabis Research Initiative, for the inside story of the government's history of growing pot.

 

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BOSTON DYNAMICS SPOTMINI AUTONOMOUS NAVIGATION

Boston Dynamics continues to hasten the end of human usefulness with their latest demo of the SpotMini robot. After being driven through the test area to build a map, the SpotMini then navigates the course on its own — indoors, outdoors, and up and down steps. Boston Dynamics other robot, the bipedal Atlas, was also spotted outside for a jog and jumping over obstacles.

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A GUIDE TO PROFESSIONAL PHOTOGRAPHY

You've mastered portraits and are ready to start taking pictures for a living. You're off to a great start but there's more to changing your photography status from amateur to professional than a dedicated Instagram following and some fancy equipment. There's also finding clients and promoting your work. With a seven-step guide, Cooph is here to coach you along the way to going pro.

 

POPSMOKE.TV | EDUCATIONAL

THE ART OF SCI-FI BOOK COVERS

They say you can't judge a book by its cover — unless it's a work of science fiction with one of those excellent cover paintings that screams to be read. Sci-fi book covers are some of the best art you can get your hands on, with the added bonus of getting a book too — oftentimes for a dollar and change. The Nerdwriter dives into the history of the sci-fi cover and how it became one of the strangest, most accessible places for artwork in the world.

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THAT TIME IT RAINED FOR TWO MILLION YEARS

Climate change is nothing new. The Earth's weather has gone through different periods of hot, cold, dry, and wet over its lifetime. Nearly 234 million years ago, the planet went through one of these stages. At the time, the world was one big supercontinent known as Pangea. The entire surface was flat and extremely dry. That is, until one day it started raining, and it kept on raining for the next two million years.

 

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NASA AT 60: HOW IT BEGAN

On July 29, 1958, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration was founded by an act of Congress during the Eisenhower administration. In a unique move, NASA was established as a civilian agency outside of military control and was tasked with exploring space as a human, not military, endeavor. In this short documentary, NASA shows how it all began, from explosions on the launchpad to reaching out to the stars.

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THE DEADLIEST BEING ON PLANET EARTH

The most prolific killer on Earth is the bacteriophage — a virus that does nothing but kills bacteria by the trillions, every day. Right now, you're covered in them, but fortunately, they can't infect humans. With bacteria becoming more resistant to antibiotics, the bacteriophage might be the best weapon we have in the fight against infection.

 

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WES ANDERSON & JUMAN MALOUF’S KUNSTHISTORISCHES MUSEUM EXHIBIT

Curator Jasper Shap has given Wes Anderson and Juman Malouf free reign over the Kunsthistorisches Museum. Using the institution's massive collection of over 4 million objects, the director and his partner have curated their own exhibit. The couple have pulled pieces from 14 collections that include Egyptian Antiquities, Imperial Armoury, and Old Master Paintings ensuring the show will be a predictably quirky mix of bizarre historical findings. Entitled "The Spitzmaus Mummy in a Coffin and Other Treasures", the exhibit is set to open November 6, 2018, in Vienna.

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THE SILENT FILM THAT CREATED THE COUNTDOWN

The countdown has been used to launch rockets, start events, and just about everything else since 1961. But the countdown has its origins in film, not science. German film director Fritz Lang's 1929 Woman on the Moon was the invention of the countdown — and was an amazingly accurate film.

 

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STANLEY KUBRICK EXPLAINS THE ENDING OF 2001: A SPACE ODYSSEY

The ending of Stanley Kubrick's 2001: A Space Odyssey is a bit ambiguous, to say the least. Viewers have debated its meaning for the last 50 years but we may finally have the answer now. In this unearthed interview with Jun'ichi Yaoi from 1980, the legendary director reveals his intent behind the final scene of the iconic film. The clip is taken from a documentary Yaoi was making at the time about extraterrestrial life. He spoke with Kubrick during the filming of The Shining but the project was never released and remained shelved until the footage was sold on eBay in 2016.

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THE INJURIES OF JOHNNY KNOXVILLE

Johnny Knoxville is no stranger to getting hurt. Over two decades, the world's most infamous amateur stuntman has broken bones, gotten concussions, lost teeth, and popped an eyeball out of its socket. While we've had the laughs, Johnny has had the pain — and it's all been worth it.

 

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1978 REDD FOXX STAND-UP SPECIAL

Before he was Fred G. Sanford, Redd Foxx made the rounds as a stand-up comic. His edgy nightclub acts and comedy albums of the 50s and 60s caught mainstream attention, which ultimately led to his role on the NBC sitcom Sanford and Son. In this 1978 HBO special, Redd Foxx showcases the raunchy humor that made him a household name. "Please be advised that this program does contain strong language and frank material."

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COSMOS: POSSIBLE WORLDS

After almost fives years, there will finally be a sequel to Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey. The documentary series will once again be hosted by astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson and will explore uncharted territories, transporting viewers to the farthest corners of the universe. The show is expected to debut on Fox in the Spring of 2019 and will be followed by a companion book with the same name, written by Carl Sagan's wife Ann Druyan.

 

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ALITA: BATTLE ANGEL | TRAILER

James Cameron and Robert Rodriguez are bringing Yukito Kishiro's manga Battle Angel Alita to the big screen. Alita: Battle Angel follows an amnesiac cyborg found in a trash heap and rebuilt by a cybernetics doctor. Recalling only one memory of a martial arts expert, Alita goes on to become a Hunter-Warrior — a bounty hunter. Starring Rosa Salazar and Christoph Waltz, the film comes to theaters December 21, 2018.

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COMEDIANS IN CARS GETTING COFFEE | SEASON 10

Jerry Seinfeld is back to perk you up with a fresh batch of Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee. The show's tenth season will feature 12 time-saving episodes without any complicated plots or confusing backstories to follow. Neal Brennan, Dana Carvey, Dave Chappelle, Ellen DeGeneres, Zach Galifinakis, Jerry Lewis, Kate McKinnon, Hasan Minhaj, Tracy Morgan and John Mulaney ride shotgun for the first time while repeat offenders Alec Baldwin and Brian Regan will also make appearances.

 

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THE BIRTHPLACE OF BAUHAUS

Clean lines and a minimalist aesthetic are the foundations of the Bauhaus Movement. While those components are features still desired in today's architecture, the practice actually dates back to 1919 at Weimar University in Germany. The revolution was initiated by architect Walter Gropius and his design philosophies are still just as — if not more — relevant than they were 100 years ago.

POPSMOKE.TV | EDUCATIONAL

THE STRANGE GEOGRAPHY OF THE UNITED STATES

Geography seems like a pretty cut-and-dry subject — until you start breaking it down. New York City, with its cold winters, is roughly on the same latitude as Madrid, Spain, which is renowned for its good weather. RealLifeLore finds this and a lot of other strange quirks of geography in this surprising video.

 

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OZARK | SEASON 2

The Byrdes are back. Even though Camino Del Rio is out of their hair, things aren't looking up for Marty and his family. Jason Bateman and Laura Linney return to the Ozarks when season two beings streaming August 31, 2018.

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VOLKSWAGEN PIKES PEAK RECORD RUN

Volkswagen brought their I.D. R electric race car to the 2018 Pikes Peak hill climb with one mission — to smash the previous record in the Unlimited class. And smash they did, setting a new record over 15 seconds faster than the one set in 2013 by a gas-powered turbocharged Peugeot. Watch the entire record-breaking run from a birds-eye helicopter view — even the helicopter has a hard time keeping up.

 

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THE DEADLIEST WORLD RECORD

The current water speed record was set 40 years ago in 1978, and everyone who's attempted it since has been killed trying — making it the deadliest world record in history. Most of the record attempts have been made in boats built by the pilots themselves, with disastrous consequences. But Australian Ken Warby averaged 317 MPH in a boat he built in his backyard and is working with his son to try and beat his own record.

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DAVE MATTHEWS TINY DESK CONCERT

Dave Matthews showed up solo to get behind the NPR desk. Armed with only an acoustic guitar and his signature voice, the DMB singer kicked things off with some material from the band's new album, followed up with a few classics. Come Tomorrow is available now.

 

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HOW SEVEN NATION ARMY BECAME A STADIUM CHANT

The White Stripes' "Seven Nation Army" has become a stadium rock classic with the likes of Gary Glitter's "Rock and Roll Part 2" and Queen's "We Will Rock You". But the song didn't get there by way of American basketball arenas or football stadiums — it started on the football pitch in Europe. In Belgium, fans of the Brugge KV were about to play Italy's AC Milan when the song came on in a bar. It started later at the game, and the rest is history.

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I AM PAUL WALKER

To most of us, he was the face of the Face and Furious franchise. But to his friends, family, and castmates, Paul Walker was much more. Paramount Network goes behind the camera to showcase the life of legacy of the actor, father, and humanitarian for their "I Am" series. Featuring vintage recordings, movie clips, and interviews with the people that knew him best, the documentary will air August 11, 2018.

 

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HOW ONE FONT DOMINATED MOVIE POSTERS

When Carol Twombly created the Trajan typeface for one of the earliest versions of Photoshop, she never knew it would become one of the most used typefaces on movie posters. The rise of Photoshop for design also meant that there was a lot of homogeneity — and designer Yves Peters wanted to know why Trajan became the go-to font. Vox looks at what caught Peters eye and how he put the puzzle together.

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THE ART OF TRADITIONAL PINSETTER MECHANICS

Meet Joe Martinez. For the last 25 years, this Brooklyn-based mechanic has kept the vintage bowling alleys of the 40s and 50s ticking. These retro pinsetter machines are regularly replaced, making Martinez part of a dying breed. In this short profile, he takes you behind the lanes to showcase the traditional methods of old-school pinsetter mechanics.

 

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RIDING THE TALLEST, FASTEST ROLLER COASTER IN EUROPE

In Poland, the tallest, fastest roller coaster on the European Continent is open to the public. The Hyperion has a 262-foot, 85 degree drop into a tunnel, a splash zone, and hits a top speed of 87 MPH. If you want to catch it, swing by the Energylandia theme park.

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THE ORIGINS OF THE CLASSIC SOCCER BALL

When you imagine a soccer ball, chances are you picture a sphere covered in black and white patches. It's called the Telstar. Although it's now synonymous with the game of soccer, it wasn't the original design. Vox details how the rise of broadcast television led to the iconic design you know today.

 

POPSMOKE.TV | EDUCATIONAL

THE PHYSICS OF RACING GAMES

Racing games bring the excitement of pushing cars that you'll never own around tracks and streets to the comfort and safety of your living room. While you're distracted by the flashy graphics and sounds effects, there is a lot of math going on in the background. Real Engineering went to Red Bull Ring in Austria to hang out with Ubisoft software engineers and learn how they bring a real-life level of handling to their racing games.

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ADAM SAVAGE BUILDS THE EDC 2 BAG

Adam's latest one day build is a very personal project: making a custom version of his new EDC TWO bag using the patterns he's putting out into the world. Marcos from Mafia bags stops by to guide Adam through some of the intricacies of sewing sailcloth and giving the bag a distinct look!

 

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ROBORACE AUTONOMOUS RACE CAR

The 2018 Goodwood Festival of Speed saw several new records. Volkswagen's I.D. R electric Pikes Peak car set a record at the hill climb, and both Roborace and Siemens made the first totally autonomous runs of the course — with very different vehicles. Roborace made it's historic run with a specially-designed car and watching it navigate the track is a glimpse into the future of transportation.

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THE VFX MASTERS BEHIND STRANGER THINGS

On this episode of "Notes on a Scene," Paul Graff, the VFX Supervisor, and Christina Graff, the VFX Producer of "Stranger Things," explain the special effects used in season 2. Paul and Christina discuss how they made the Duffer Brothers' ideas into reality, the five stages of the demodog Dart, the snowy particles in the Upside Down, and the Shadow Monster that Eleven fights at the climax of the season.

 

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THE MAGIC FORMULA FOR MILK BAR’S CAKE TRUFFLES

Milk Bar's cake truffles are a thing of beauty. The bite-sized balls of magic are a masterful mix of chewy cake, sweet white chocolate, and a crunchy topping. For those who can't visit one of the bakery's locations on the regular, founder and chef Christina Tosi demonstrates how to make her signature treat with a refreshing summer twist.

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KURT VONNEGUT’S GUIDE TO SHORT STORIES

Over his 50 year career, Kurt Vonnegut wrote numerous novels, plays, and works of non-fiction as well as several short-story collections. In this vintage sound bite, the author reveals his eight secrets to writing a killer short story.

 

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STAR WARS: CLONE WARS

Between 2008 and 2013, Star Wars: Clone Wars showed us what happened in the massive war between Star Wars: Episode II and III. The series was abruptly canceled despite good reviews, and the plot was never truly finished. Disney is out to right that wrong with a new 12-episode season of Clone Wars. The series will be exclusive to Disney's new streaming service, which is expected to launch sometime in 2019.

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TITANS | TRAILER

DC Comics is taking Teen Titans out of the comics and into the real world — a very dark and sinister real world. The Titans have grown up and left the bright colors and hopeful storylines of series like the animated Teen Titans Go! behind. The Comic-Con trailer shows Dick Grayson as Robin, with none of mentor Batman's qualms about taking lives. Titans will be available only on DC's new streaming-only service sometime in Fall 2018.

 

POPSMOKE.TV | EDUCATIONAL

WHAT A CONDUCTOR ACTUALLY DOES ON STAGE

In front of every orchestra, you'll find a conductor passionately waving a wand as the musicians play. They seem to be putting on a performance of their own. Almost as if they're possessed by the music causing them to produce movements that are somewhat like an interpretive dance. But what are they actually doing? Conductor James Gaffigan gives us some insight into their role and how their actions influence a performance.

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BETTER CALL SAUL | SEASON 4

AMC's Breaking Bad prequel Better Call Saul is returning for its fourth season on August 6, 2018. After Jimmy was barred from practicing law for a year, all he has to do is keep his nose clean and maintain a job and he'll be back in. Sounds easy, but for Jimmy, that's going to be a tall order. The series returns August 6, 2018.

 

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OVERLORD | TRAILER

Zombies overtake WWII in this J. J. Abrams genre-bending production. The film follows a group of U.S. paratroopers that have landed in Nazi territory. As they head deeper into enemy lines, they realize the regime has been dabbling in the supernatural to help them win the war. Starring Jovan Adepo, Jacob Anderson, Pilou Asbæk, Iain De Caestecker, John Magaro, and Wyatt Russell, Overlord is slated for release November 9, 2018.

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CASTLE ROCK

In answer to a mysterious phone call from Shawshank, Henry Deaver returns home to #CastleRock. From Stephen King and J.J. Abrams, Castle Rock now streaming. ABOUT CASTLE ROCK A psychological-horror series set in the Stephen King multiverse, Castle Rock combines the mythological scale and intimate character storytelling of King's best-loved works, weaving an epic saga of darkness and light, played out on a few square miles of Maine woodland.

 

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BREAKING BAD WITH AARON PAUL AND BRYAN CRANSTON

Breaking Bad is officially 10 years old. To celebrate the show's anniversary, Aaron Paul is giving fans the chance to cook with him and Heisenberg in the infamous RV where Walt and Jesse started their Meth empire. Don't get too excited, unfortunately, it sounds like the only thing you'll be breaking is some eggs. But during his video shoot, Aaron finds out the old RV has a surprising new owner.

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GODZILLA: KING OF THE MONSTERS | TRAILER

The Godzilla franchise gets its latest reboot courtesy of director Michael Dougherty. A follow-up to the 2014 film, this installment finds not only the massive fire-breathing monster but a whole gang of ancient super-species as they all vie for the title of King of the Monsters. Vera Farmiga, Kyle Chandler, and Millie Bobby Brown star when the movie is released May 31, 2019.

 

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WHY JIMI HENDRIX IS AN ALL-TIME GREAT GUITAR PLAYER

A legend, an icon, and the man that took rock to an almost mythical place in pop culture, there are few who have reached Jimi Hendrix's place in the music pantheon. He took blues, jazz, and funk and combined them in an elemental way that put the guitar at the top of the instrument ranks and changed what was possible with the combination of music and electricity. Polyphonic takes an in-depth look at Hendrix and what made him one of the most original musicians ever to take a stage.

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UNCHARTED | TRAILER

Nathan Drake is a treasure hunter, explorer, historian, and really good at getting himself in trouble. Until now, his exploits have been confined to gaming consoles. This fan film, directed by Allan Ungar and starring Nathan Fillion, takes Nathan and partner Victor "Sully" Sullivan out of the game and into real life.

 

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THE SCIENCE BEHIND THE IMPOSSIBLE BURGER

It's called the Impossible Burger and it looks, feels, tastes and smells like ground beef, even though it's made entirely of plants. It's all thanks to science and genetically engineered yeast. WIRED explores how close it comes to the real thing and if it's 100% safe.

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DISENCHANTMENT

Misadventure awaits! Disenchantment, the new series from The Simpsons creator Matt Groening, premieres August 17. Watch Disenchantment on Netflix:

 

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TRAVIS PASTRANA HONORS EVEL KNIEVEL

Travis Pastrana honors Evel Knievel by re-creating the Caesars Palace fountain jump that almost cost Evel his life.

POPSMOKE.TV | INTERESTING

SURF NEW YORK CITY

CHECK OUT BEHIND THE SCENES!

That you can surf in New Your City

 

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MADE OF METTLE

Made of Mettle is the unlikely success story of Tim Leatherman, who spent years in his garage engineering and designing the world's first pliers-based multi-tool. Persevering through skeptics and hundreds of rejections, he finally brought to market the Leatherman PST, and changed, not only his life, but the lives of countless others around the world.

POPSMOKE.TV | EDUCATIONAL

HOW SWEDEN BECAME THE LEADER IN CAR SAFETY

Between 1950 and 1970 the number of deaths on Sweden's roads more than doubled. Today though, it has one of the world's lowest rates of traffic fatalities. This is the story of how the Swedish Government started the change on 'H-Day': September 3rd 1967. Video by Tom Gibson

 

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HOMECOMING SEASON 1 | TRAILER

Here's the official trailer for Prime Video's upcoming mind-bending psychological thriller, Homecoming, starring Julia Roberts and directed by Sam Esmail (Creator of Mr. Robot). " Watch Homecoming 11/2 exclusively with Prime Video. Heidi Bergman (Julia Roberts) is a caseworker at Homecoming, a Geist Group facility helping soldiers transition to civilian life.

POPSMOKE.TV | INTERESTING

THE LOGISTICS OF FORMULA ONE

Buy The Crew 2, available now from the Ubisoft Store for Xbox One, PlayStation 4 and PC

 

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PITCHING IDEAS TO STEVE JOBS

Ken Kocienda was a software engineer and designer at Apple for 15 years. He shares how Steve Jobs responded to his demo for the iPhone's autocorrect touchscreen keyboard.

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MANIAC

Jonah Hill. Emma Stone. Maniac. A Netflix Limited Series from Cary Joji Fukunaga premieres September 21.

 

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SCI-FI QUESTIONS WITH JAMES CAMERON

Director James Cameron uses the power of Twitter to answer some common questions about the science fiction genre. James Cameron's Story of Science Fiction premieres on AMC on 4/30.

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COMMUNICATING WITH ALIENS

This week on Offworld, we look at the science fiction film Arrival and its depiction of communication with alien life! Ariel is joined by cognitive neuroscientist Dr. Teon Brooks and Dr. Douglas Vakoch, President of METI (Messaging Extraterrestial Intelligence) to discuss how we might try to decipher verbal and visual language or alien origin.

 

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CALL OF DUTY: BLACK OPS 4

Dangerous alone, unstoppable as a team. Call of Duty®: Black Ops 4 is available October 12, 2018.

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HOW TO TALK TO GIRLS AT PARTIES | TRAILER

From John Cameron Mitchell and starring Elle Fanning, Alex Sharp, Nicole Kidman, and Ruth Wilson. How To Talk To Girls At Parties.

 

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THE ULTIMATE GAMING SETUP

Fortnite, PUBG, Far Cry 5? Which game would you play on this gaming PC setup?

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DEADPOOL TAKES OVER STEPHEN’S MONOLOGUE

Stephen talks about D.C. every night but, after a visit from Deadpool (Ryan Reynolds), it appears the Late Show is part of the Marvel Universe.

 

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CHILDISH GAMBINO / THIS IS AMERICA

"This is America" by Childish Gambino, Director: Hiro Murai Producer: Jason Cole of Doomsday with Ibra Ake and Fam Rothstein of Wolf + Rothstein tour tickets and merchandise available at childishgambino.com.

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TONY HAWK DOES 50 TRICKS AT 50

I never imagined being able to skate into my adult life, or that anyone would still care if I did. To celebrate, I did 50 tricks that I've created (and/or pioneered on vert). Thanks to all of you that made this dream possible. It's been an unreal ride, but I'm not done yet.

 

POPSMOKE.TV | EDUCATIONAL

ALL ABOUT COFFEE

As a biochemistry major and barista at Beltway Coffee in Abilene, Chandler Graf has a deep passion and appreciation for the integration of science in the art of brewing coffee.

 
 

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WHY YOU’LL NEVER SEE A 110 MPH FASTBALL

More and more pitchers are throwing triple digits. The fastest of them tops out at 105 MPH. WIRED examines why the 110 MPH fastball is almost impossible.

 
 

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WEST PHILADELPHIA, BORN AND RAISED

UPDATE: Thank you to everyone who bought merch to support West Philadelphia's Global Leadership Academy Charter School and artist Richard Wilson. Sales are now closed.

 

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THE CRAZY STORY OF A REAL LIFE TREASURE HUNT

The first 500 people to sign up using the link here will get your first 2 months of Skillshare for free.

The Nerdwriter is a series of video essays about art, culture, politics, philosophy and more.

 

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BREAKING HABITS

The film is about a Californian sorority of a different kind, follows Christine Meeusen, a corporate exec-turned-cannabis-farmer who found her calling in medicinal marijuana. It tells how Meeusen, betrayed by a bigamist husband after 17 years, fled penniless with her three young children and discovered the lucrative business of cannabis farming.

 
 

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CAPTIVE STATE | TRAILER

From the director of RISE OF THE PLANET OF THE APES, watch the teaser trailer for CAPTIVE STATE. In theaters March 2019. No crime. No poverty. No unemployment. The state of our union is strong.

 
 

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MARS | SEASON 2

The hardest thing about living on Mars... is us. Mars returns November 12 on National Geographic.

National Geographic is the world's premium destination for science, exploration, and adventure. Through their world-class scientists, photographers, journalists, and filmmakers, Nat Geo gets you closer to the stories that matter and past the edge of what's possible.

 

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THE PREDATOR | TRAILER

From the outer reaches of space to the backwoods of southern Georgia, the hunt comes home in Shane Black's explosive reinvention of the Predator series. Now, the universe's most lethal hunters are stronger, smarter and deadlier than ever before.

 
 

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THE WALKING DEAD | SEASON 9

New world. New rules. The Walking Dead returns for Season 9 on Sunday, October 7 at 9/8c. Subscribe to GameSpot Universe Trailers!

 

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SLENDER MAN | TRAILER

In a small town in Massachusetts, a group of friends perform a ritual in an attempt to debunk the lore of SLENDER MAN. When one of them goes mysteriously missing, they begin to suspect that she is, in fact, HIS latest victim. Has it started for you yet?

 
 

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PROJECT BLUE BOOK | FIRST LOOK TRAILER

First Look Trailer - HISTORY's new UFO drama series "Project Blue Book" starring Aidan Gillen ("Game of Thrones") and Michael Malarkey ("The Vampire Diaries"). Coming this Winter.

 
 

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NIGHTFLYERS | TRAILER

From the mind of George R.R. Martin, comes the psychological thriller, Nightflyers. Premieres this Fall on SYFY. From the mind of George R.R. Martin, Nightflyers on SYFY - Look to see it coming out this fall.

 
 

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STILL STORCH | THE MAN BEHIND DR. DRE

Scott Storch - Still Storch (Vevo Original) There are few music careers like that of Scott Storch. The esteemed producer-songwriter made his initial mark in Philly as a key member of the Roots. A great start, but just the beginning of a wild ride to the top.

 
 

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MISSION: IMPOSSIBLE FALLOUT | ALL STUNTS

With the sixth installment, Mission: Impossible Fallout produced by Christopher McQuarrie has some wildly intense stunts. Go behind the scenes of the incredible stunts of Mission: Impossible - Fallout starring Tom Cruise. 

 

OPERATION FINALE

This thrilling true story follows the 1960 covert mission of legendary Mossad agent Peter Malkin as he infiltrates Argentina and captures Adolf Eichmann, the Nazi officer who masterminded the transportation logistics that brought millions of innocent Jews to their deaths in concentration camps. Now playing in Theaters.

 

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YELLOWSTONE | TRAILER

Academy Award Winner Kevin Costner stars in 'Yellowstone,' an original television series following the violent world of the Dutton family, owners of the largest ranch in the United States. 'Yellowstone,' from Taylor Sheridan, the writer of 'Hell or High Water' and 'Sicario,' also features Wes Bentley, Kelly Reilly, Luke Grimes, Gil Birmingham, and Cole Hauser.

 

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POV MOTORCYCLE RIDE IN THE INDIAN HIMALAYAS

In the midst of a 10,000 mile motorcycle journey, Robert Jan van der Kaaij ascended a mountain in the Indian Himalayas. Eventually running into snowy weather, he had to pack his motorcycle on the back of a truck to continue. Over the course of the 81-day solo journey, he visited 14 countries.

 

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EVIL GENUIS

2:28 PM. August 28, 2003. A man walks into a bank with a bomb locked around his neck. This is a true story. Watch Evil Genius, streaming on Netflix May 11th.

 
 

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YANNY VS. LAUREL

Yanny vs. Laurel audio illusion solved! Created by: Mitchell Moffit and Gregory Brown Written by: Rachel Salt, Greg Brown & Mitch Moffit Illustrated by: Max Simmons Edited by: Sel Ghebrehiwot

 
 

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QUANTUM COMPUTING EXPLAINED IN FIVE LEVELS

WIRED has challenged IBM's Dr. Talia Gershon (Senior Manager, Quantum Research) to explain quantum computing to 5 different people; a child, teen, a college student, a grad student and a professional.

 

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EVOLUTION OF GAME CONTROLLERS

Brief history of video game controller no one reads the description Music provided by Argofox: DOCTOR VOX - Paranoid Empire

 
 

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EXTINCTION | TRAILER

A father has a recurring dream of losing his family. His nightmare turns into reality when the planet is invaded by a force bent on destruction. Now, fighting for their lives, he comes to realize an unknown strength to keep them safe from harm. Starring Michael Peña, Lizzy Caplan and Mike Colter.

 
 

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AQUAMAN | TRAILER

From Warner Bros. Pictures and director James Wan comes an action-packed adventure that spans the vast, visually breathtaking underwater world of the seven seas, "Aquaman," starring Jason Momoa in the title role.

 
 

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BLACK PANTHER’S EMPATHETIC VILLAIN

Killmonger is a great example of how an antagonist can challenge the hero not just through confrontation and violence, but by representing something that affects the hero emotionally. Produced, Written, and Edited by: Michael Tucker

 

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QUENTIN TARANTINO AND THE POETRY BETWEEN THE LINES

Quentin Tarantino embraced the classics and elevated them to a new level in his genre movies, creating something entirely unique. His directorial control and incredible knowledge of cinema from all over the world allows him to twist universal movie tropes into new, innovative stories.

 

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THE FIRST | TRAILER

Any time people venture into the unknown, there is a cost. The First tells the stories of those that would venture there. Starring Sean Penn, all episodes of the Hulu Original Series The First lands September 14, only on Hulu. 

 
 

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DETONATING A NUCLEAR BOMB IN THE MARIANAS

Did you ever wonder what happened if you detonated a nuclear bomb in the Marianas Trench? No? Let us find out together! This video was inspired by xkcd and a video that shall remain unnamed.                                                                                                             

 
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MOON 101

What is the moon made of, and how did it form? Learn about thE moon's violent origins, how its phases shaped the earliest calendars, and how humans first explored Earth's only natural satellite.                                                                                                         

 
 
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F*CK, THAT'S DELICIOUS

F*CK, THAT'S DELICIOUS is keeping local with Action and the fellas showing you how to dine like a real New Yorker, whether in the five boroughs or in New Jersey.This season has the crew doing everything from flower arrangements to DMT painting.