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Inside the Bar of the Very Near Future, Where You're the Bartender 27 Aug 2013 | 06:30 pm
Some bars really make you work for your drink. You wave and feint to catch the bartender's eye, and even then your scotch might be made with unspecial cubes of booze-diluting ice. Life's no bowl of ma...
Primate Glamour Shots From Japan's Traditional Monkey Theaters 27 Aug 2013 | 06:30 pm
Over the past 1,000 years in Japan, forcing monkeys to dance and perform acrobatics as if they were human has not only not been considered cruelty, it's become an art form.
Sure, You Can Steal Bitcoins. But Good Luck Laundering Them 27 Aug 2013 | 06:30 pm
The feds are worried about Bitcoin. That much has been clear since a 2012 FBI Intelligence Assessment warned that the private nature of the digital currency could make it hard for law enforcement to t...
Ludicrous Saints Row IV Revels in Its Own Insanity 27 Aug 2013 | 06:30 pm
I am John Travolta, and I am the president of the United States.
Sony's Best Mirrorless Camera Kit Now Fits in More of Your Pockets 27 Aug 2013 | 06:30 pm
The much-loved Sony NEX-5R is being replaced by the smaller, NFC-enabled NEX-5T. The new camera is an evolutionary step up from the mid-level 5R.
Almost Perfect Ultrabook 27 Aug 2013 | 06:30 pm
I dare say Sony's Vaio Pro 13 is everything you could want in an ultrabook. Until the MacBook Air gets a much-needed screen upgrade, this svelte number from Sony is arguably the best ultralight money ...
Feds Back Away From Forced Decryption ... For Now 27 Aug 2013 | 06:30 pm
Federal prosecutors may have dropped demands that a child-porn suspect give up his encryption keys in a closely watched case, but the issue of forced decryption is very much alive and is likely to enc...
The Bizarre, Eye-Popping Costumes of Europe's Wild Men 27 Aug 2013 | 06:30 pm
France-based photographer Charles Fr?ger visited 19 countries and more than 50 villages to capture these strangely dressed animals.
170 Years of the World's Hurricane Tracks on One Dark and Stormy Map 27 Aug 2013 | 06:30 pm
This map shows the paths of every hurricane and cyclone detected since 1842. In almost 170 years, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration has tracked nearly 12,000 tropical cyclones and ke...
Sony's Budget-Friendly Shooter Sets Its Sights on Entry-Level DSLRs 27 Aug 2013 | 06:30 pm
Sony has churned out some mighty impressive cameras over the past few years, but one model that's missing from their current lineup is an entry-level DSLR. The just-announced Sony Alpha A3000 isn't a ...