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Computer Learns on its Own How to Play and Win at Video Games [Video]

Scientists and computer programmers are pushing the envelope of everything right now, faster than ever before, and coming up with some of the most amazing things we've seen! Well, until about a month from now, when someone comes up with another amazing thing.

Check out the video above, where a programmer shows how a computer has learned how to play Breakout on its own, and then learned how to not only play the game, but strategize how to get the highest score possible!

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Albums Will Start Coming Out on Fridays Everywhere This Summer

After retailers, musicians' unions, labels and other groups met to discuss album releases and piracy, it's been decided that beginning this summer, albums will come out on the same day everywhere.

Instead of new music coming out on Tuesdays in the U.S., albums will be released on Fridays beginning this summer.

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FCC Approves Net Neutrality Rules For Open Internet

The Federal Communications Commission voted 3-2 Thursday to adopt net neutrality rules for an open internet.

The FCC's decision makes for regulating internet service providers like public utilities, prohibiting companies from charging for faster lanes on the internet.

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There’s a New Social Network For Sharing Your Farts

Really. I'm not kidding. This exists. 

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Awesome Video Lets You See an Explosion Shockwave [Video]

Okay, this is freaking bad ass. You see a lot of explosion videos, and even a lot of cool slo-mo explosion videos, but this is the first one I've seen where you can actually SEE the shockwave distorting the air as it travels!

Some crazy British guys used some PE4, which is a British military high explosive, so don't go trying this at home. Ever.

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How the Cable TV Networks Are Screwing You Even More [Video]

OK, you're probably aware that the cable TV networks are charging more and more for everything, making just watching your favorite television shows really expensive.

But did you know they are also speeding up the shows to get more commercial time in?

How did we not notice this before?

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Final 100 Candidates to Colonize Mars Have Been Chosen to Never Come Back

Wait, what? About two years ago, the Mars One project began soliciting candidates to go on a one-way trip to Mars to help prepare the planet for colonization by Earth. There will be 24 selected to head to Mars and begin the process of making the red planet ready for the rest of us to move house.

And die, I guess, since there's no return trip even in the planning for this.

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Canadians Build An Ice Truck Because It’s Canada [Video]

No one loves the cold quite like Canada does!

Canadian Tire is an automotive company based in Canada which set out to test its newest cold weather battery by installing it into a truck made completely out of ice.

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Massive Bullet Is Meant to Save Lives [Video]

Can a bigger bullet be LESS life threatening?

In this case, yes, it can.

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The Best of Creepy Text Theater [Video]

If you have ever read Texts From Last Night, you have probably wondered how many of the posted texts are actually true and how many are completely made up.

This might give you the same feeling.

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Pole Vaulting From the Vaulter’s Perspective [Video]

Pole vaulting is one of those incredible displays of athleticism that goes under a lot of people's radars, but is still fascinating to watch.

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Mark From Nothing More Shows You His Guitars and Touring Gear [Video]

Nothing More has had a big year or so, with the release of their self-titled album, and they've come all the way from San Antonio to visit us a few times in the last year! They even played paintball with some GRD winners last summer!

Check out this cool video with guitarist Mark Vollelunga on the road, where he shows his cool new carbon-fiber guitar, his effects, amps, and talks about all the gear he loves to use on the road, and in the studio!

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