Banksy's Sotheby's Prank Foiled by Paper Shredder

It looks pretty beefy, but the Sotheby's auction prank didn't go quite according to plan.

The Best Holiday Lights for Indoors and Out
The holidays are about three things—family, presents, and tricking o…
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9 Very Fine DIY Halloween Costumes
Don't settle for a store-bought costume when you can create somethin…
The 600-Year History of Roller Coasters
Rides may be faster and taller over the centuries, but the rules of …
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Facebook Removes 3D-Printed Gun Sites

The second big blow against the blueprints in the past few weeks.

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Judge's Order Forces 3D Printing Gun Site To Shut Down—For Now

DEFCAD is complying with a temporary restraining order, but wants to fight back.

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How Many Roads Actually Lead to Rome?

This interactive map will let you view them all.

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This Complex 3D Printed Watch Has 70 Moving Parts

The tourbillon, a sign of watchmaking expertise, has gotten the 3D printing treatment.

15 Patents That Changed the World
The drone. The iPhone. Bluetooth. GPS. Before they changed the world, these technologies were schematics on paper. Here are the drawing…
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Ancient Paper Cutting Techniques and 3D Printing Help Make a Bandage That Can Stay on Your Knee

Kirigami-influenced adhesives can withstand over 100 knee bends. Can your current bandage do that?

Amazon's Smart Convenience Store Has Some Scary Implications

What are you willing to give up to not have to wait in line?

How Disney's Space Mountain Keeps Its Passengers Safe

Also, Space Mountain looks really weird with the lights on.

How a 'Dumb' Plastic Object With No Electricity Can Talk to Wi-Fi

The number of objects that could become "smart" just went through the roof.

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Teaching Machines To Teach Themselves​

It’s an even bigger part of life for researchers like me, working on artificial intelligence and machine learning.

Whatever Happened to 3D Printing? It Found Its Way.

After a long period of hype, a technology finds its purpose.

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Finally, a Commodore 64 Virtual Reality Set

For when you're tired of the Commodore 64 in two dimensions.

Augmented Reality Vs. Virtual Reality
Augmented reality enhances the real world. Virtual reality offers an escape from it. Both technologies may eventually change our lives,…

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