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Japanese Students Create Impossibly Complicated Clock That Re-Writes The Time Every Minute

No matter how many smartwatches enter the market, nothing will compare to the mechanical fascination of analogue. Watching all the gears, springs and cogs spinning makes for an almost hypnotic experience. Students at the Tohoku University of Art And Design in Japan have taken note of this, creating incredibly complicated clock that writes out the time.

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Science Proves Einstein's Impossible Theory. Existence Of Gravitational Waves Confirmed

Scientists have finally proved a key part of Einstein's general theory of relativity, 100 years after his prediction. The National Science Foundation, Caltech and MIT have validated the existence of gravitational waves in spacetime. 

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Here's What 'Spyro The Dragon' Would Look Like If It Was Made Today

A lot of classic games are being recreated using Unreal Engine, from Goldeneye 64 to Metal Gear SolidThanks to one redditor and a student from Sheffield Hallam University, we can add Spyro The Dragon to the list.

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Scientists Build A Robot That Changes Colour Like A Chameleon

Invisible robots are no longer just science fiction. Researchers from the Guoping Wang of Wuhan University in China have created a robot with the Chameleon-like ability to change colour with its surroundings.

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Instagram Thriller 'Shield 5' Tells Story Of A Jewel Heist In 15-Second Episodes

We've heard of some strange TV show ideas in the past, but this method of delivery peaks our interest. Introducing Shield 5a 28-part thriller about the police pursuit of a jewel heist that will tell the story using Instagram, through 15-second clips and storytelling pictures.

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Facebook Is Secretly Making Amazing Computer Art With Your Photos

Computer art is awesome, especially if it's hidden in plain sight. It's been discovered that every photo you upload to Facebook or Instagram is secretly being replicated as a html page using ASCII. Put simply, your images are being converted to text and they look incredible!

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Researchers Build A Computer That Can 'Read People's Minds'

Researchers are one step closer to reading people's minds in real time. In a study published Thursday in the journal Plos Computational Biology, the team used computational software that managed to decode brain signals and accurately predict what they were seeing in real time.

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Research Shows The Best Time To Get Tinder Matches Is At 9pm

We're all guilty of getting a little swipe-happy on Tinder. As we search for love, Nielsen has conducted some research showing the best time to log in and find matches. The increase begins at 6pm, peaks at 9pm and drops sharply from 10pm.

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In Defence Of The 2016 Royal Rumble...

So I've been thinking about rating this year's Royal Rumble, and before I went to bed, it was fair to say nobody really liked it. Some great stars were squashed and AJ Styles' amazing debut was a little short lived. But thinking more and more about it, I'm coming to the conclusion that this was the best possible rumble they could have given us in the circumstances.

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Watch An Astronaut Play Ping-Pong With A Ball Of Water In Space

Astronaut Scott Kelly celebrated his 300th day in space aboard the International Space Station by playing a game of ping-pong. Without gravity, the quick reaction times aren't required because things don't move as fast. But you can make things more interesting with super-hydrophobic polycarbonate ping-pong paddles and a ball of water.

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