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Hackers Elect Futurama’s Bender to the Washington DC School Board

University of Michigan researchers hack the Washington DC electronic voting system, and elect Bender, the drunk robot from Futurama, as school board president.

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Researchers Develop a Speech-Jamming Gun That Will Shut You Up

Japanese researchers develop a handheld "gun" that can keep you from talking and forming coherent sentences.

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Photoshop CS6 Will Blur Your Images to Fake a Shallow Depth of Field

Adobe shows off a new blur iris tool that will allow you to add a fake shallow depth of field to your images.

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Hack an Arcade Fighting Stick for Your PlayStation Vita

A Japanese modder hacks his arcade fighting stick to work with a PlayStation Vita playing Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3.

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Astronaut Builds a Lego ISS While Inside the Real Space Station

International Space Station Astronaut Satoshi Furukawa builds a Lego version of the ISS while inside of the real ISS.

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Watch This 16-Bit ‘Legend of Zelda’ PC Casemod Come Together Block-by-Block

Richard “8-Bit Builder” Clinton shows off a time-lapse build an incredible, Minecraft-inspired PC case mod in the shape of a 16-Bit Link from the Legend of Zelda series.

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This Is How You Make a Twin-Lens Reflex Film Camera Out of Lego

Carl-Frederic Salicath makes a twin-lens reflex camera out of binocular lenses, a junked mirror, and Lego bricks.

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Turn That Old Blackberry Into a Bluetooth Remote for Android and the PS3

Blackberry Bridge 2.0 software unexpectedly allows Blackberry devices to become a bluetooth remote for Android devices, PCs running Windows and Mac OS X, and the PS3.

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Promise DVRs Record Every Channel. Save a Week’s Worth of Shows

Promise DVRs can record 60 channels simultaneously, and can store up to seven days' worth of programming.

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Early Copies of Mass Effect 3 Will Go Into Space

The race is on to grab week-early copies of Mass Effect 3 that will be launched into space via weather balloons.

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Scalado Remove Fixes Photobomb Moments

Scalado develops its new Remove software that erases annoying, unwanted pedestrians and cars from your photos.

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Sneak Peek: Adobe Photoshop CS6 Content-Aware Move and Expand Tools

Adobe shows off two new Content-Aware Fill tools that let you move objects in your images and expand them.

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The Dark Room: A Choose-Your-Own-Adventure Game on YouTube

The Dark Room is a YouTube video adventure game that's funny, aggravating, and oh-so addictive.

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VLC 2.0 Release Candidate Is Here; Android and iOS Versions Soon

VideoLAN introduces its first release candidate for VLC 2.0, and announces plans to port the new version to iOS and Android.

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Real-Time 3D Models Created Using Only a DSLR and Kinect

Filmmakers and programmers create and instant, real-time 3D model using a single DSLR camera and a Kinect.

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