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iPhone 5S vs. train goes exactly like you'd expect

YouTube channel TechRax wonders if an iPhone 5S can survive being run over by a train. Spoiler alert: No, it can't.

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...this? And if they did, would they recall their history books -- er, data sets -- and fondly remember Kepler?
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(This, of course, is a memorable scene from 1977's "Star Wars," depicting Luke Skywalker on his home planet of Tatooine.)
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Even Tatooine feels the heat from climate change

The inaugural report from the Tatooine Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change presents unique climate challenges ahead for Sarlaacs, Hutts, and moisture farmers.

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Flux Capacitor charger turns any ride into a DeLorean time machine

Go back to the future every time you climb into your car with a USB car charger designed to look like the glowing creation from Doc Brown's DeLorean.

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​Amazon's Comixology delivers DRM-free comics backups

At San Diego Comic-Con, digital comics reader and marketplace Comixology unveils long-requested feature.

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The 404 1,531: Where we take it to the hub (podcast)

Coolio takes to PornHub to release his next album, a drastic makeup technique to throw of facial recognition, taking selfies at sites of tragedy, and a big announcement for the show!

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​Digital comics platform Madefire launches on Android

Madefire unveils its Android app, along with a "Print" feature to store local copies of your comics, and a "Create" tool for all those aspiring Jack Kirby's on DeviantArt.

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Keep this banana iPhone case away from monkeys

What's big, long, and yellow and won't fit in your pocket? This giant banana case for your iPhone, of course.

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'Sharknado 2' syncs with Philips Hue for smart bulb light show

A custom Philips Hue light show triggered by the action in "Sharknado" will make you feel like you're caught inside a shark-infested storm.

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Fun 'Flash' lights up Comic-Con

CW's "The Flash" TV spinoff is as self-aware as it is awkward, and it's totally fun.

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Kim Jung Un gets down in viral video, North Korea gets fumed

The Dear Leader busts out some serious dance and combat moves in a Chinese-made video that's got (almost) everyone laughing.

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Smart seat belt could alert dozy drivers

An EU-funded consortium is working to create sensors that would integrate with seat belts and seat covers to alert drivers when they get sleepy.

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Hack a hat to remind you to reapply sunscreen

Absent-minded sun worshipers can retrofit a regular hat with a UV index sensor to remind them to re-slather on sunscreen.

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