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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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Spot Is Robot Dog That Can’t Be Kicked Over [Video]

Technology is advancing at an alarming rate.

It's only a matter of time until, according to Hot Wings, robots will be our evil overlords.

While most don't agree with that stance, this video lends some credence to the argument.

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New Device Might Let Deaf People Hear with Their Tongue [Video]

It looks like your tongue can be used for more than flapping your gums and swapping spit.

Researchers at Colorado State University's Department of Mechanical Engineering are working on giving those hard of hearing the opportunity to try something different than the cochlear implants or surgically-placed hearing aids offered as current solutions.

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When Transmission Repairs Are Too Expensive [Video]

Necessity is the mother of invention.

This man created a makeshift way for his truck to drive in reverse until he takes his truck in to get the transmission fixed.

Obviously pretty smart, right?

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Privacy Project Says Nothing Is Secure with Smart Phones [Video]

With all of the recent advances in technology, people are becoming increasingly more worried about their privacy.

That worry is right on, according to the Privacy Project public awareness campaign.

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See How 97.9 WGRD’s Crew Gets Rated by PicTriev [Photos]

On Tuesday, "The Free Beer & Hot Wings Morning Show" shared a website called PicTriev that rates your face.

Upload a picture of yourself, and the website estimates how old you look, how masculine and feminine you appear and which celebrities you resemble.

See how the guys from "Free Beer & Hot Wings" rated here.

And here's the rest of the WGRD DJs!

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New Study Shows Binge TV Watching Is For Sad and Lonely

In news that should surprise approximately no one, a new study from the University of Texas at Austin has discovered that “binge-watching” has been linked to depression, loneliness, and the inability to make wise decisions, like getting off the couch and doing anything else. Researchers Wei-Na Lee, Yoon Hi Sung and Eun Yeon Kang surveyed 316 people between the ages of 18 and 29, asking them about their mental and emotional states while they marathoned TV shows on Netflix (the study defined binge-watching as at least three episodes in a row).

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