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Free Beer & Hot Wings: Crime-Fighting Robots on Patrol in California [Video]

It looks like Hot Wings' prediction of robots being too advanced for our well-being might actually start to hold some water!

California's Silicon Valley now has some crime-fighting robots.

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New Facebook Video Feature Lets You Say Thanks to Special People in Your Life [Video]

Thanksgiving is less than a week away and now you can celebrate the special relationships for which you're the most thankful with a cool new video feature from Facebook.

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Free Beer & Hot Wings: Comet Is Making Some Pretty Creepy Noises [Video]

Science is just mind-blowing sometimes.

Remember last week when we made history by landing on a comet?

Well, that comet has a weak magnetic field that appears to be oscillating at low frequencies. To put that into terms that all of us normal human beings can understand, it's making an eerie sound.

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Alice Cooper’s Guitar Players Show Off Their Gear on Tour

For those of us with GAS (Gear Acquisition Syndrome), this video will be a bit of NSFW gear-porn.  Alice Cooper has three guitarists on tour with him right now.  Ryan Roxie, Tommy Henriksen, and the gorgeous and talented Nita Strauss.

Premier Guitar goes back stage to talk with all three guitarists and get them to show their guitars on the tour, what effects they're using to get the sounds they want, and the amps they use to get loud!

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NASA Astronauts Float a GoPro in a Water Bubble – Pretty Cool

Being an astronaut has to be the coolest thing ever.  Why else would we all dream of being one when we were kids?  NASA should be the coolest place to work ever!

They always seem to get to do the coolest experiments, and have lots of fun!

I know, there's a bunch of boring stuff they have to do, too...but we don't care about that! We want to see the fun stuff!

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Watch a Bowling Ball Fall at the Same Speed as Feathers – Because Science

There's one thing that's pretty cool, no matter who you are.  Science experiments.

Not the boring calculations, and theories, and all that stuff.  But the actual experiments that people do to prove all those crazy ideas the scientists have are true.  Whether it's a simple thing, or an insanely difficult thing to do, it's always pretty cool to watch.

Large Hadron Collider?  WTF?  But show me the stuff exploding when you collide stuff...I'm there.

Things falling slowly in a vacuum?  Hell yeah!

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BrainPort Device Let Blind People See With Their Tongue!

Coming from the category of "Whoda thunk it?", is the news that your eyes don't actually see, it's really your brain that interprets whatever your eyes happen to send it, so you can replace the input to your tongue!

A device called the BrainPort allows blind people to place this sensor on their tongue, and it will send information to their brain that allows them to "see" something!

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Ever Seen Tattooing in Slow Motion? Check This Out!

You might have tattoos already, or maybe are just thinking about them.  But have you ever seen the process in super-slow motion?

What do all those crazy-ass tiny needles do when they're stabbing you mercilessly, injecting ink into your skin?

Check out this awesome slo-mo video of the needles doing their thing!  It's pretty crazy.  It might turn you off of tatts...it might not.  Either way, it's pretty cool to see.

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How Does Laser Tattoo Removal Work? Watch It in Action!

Do you have any tatts you are having second thoughts about, but you're not sure how the laser removal thing works?

Check out this cool video where the Smarter Every Day guy checks out the science behind tattoo removal, how it works, and shows you laser removal in slow motion!  How freaking cool is that!

The moment you get inked, your body sees it as foreign material in your body and tries to kill it.

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Free Beer & Hot Wings: Robots Might Soon Help You Find Items at Lowe’s [Video]

The future is here, folks. And the future is ROBOTS!

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Free Beer & Hot Wings: Unmanned NASA Rocket Explodes Seconds After Launch [Video]

NASA endured a massive failure on Tuesday.

An unmanned Antares rocket, intended to deliver supplies to the International Space Station, exploded seconds after launch from Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia.

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Free Beer & Hot Wings: Idiots Butt Dial 911, Give Away Details of Their Recent Crime [Video]

These two win the award for dumbest criminals of the year. And judging by their mug shots, we're not that surprised by it either.

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