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Absurd 'Star Wars' lightsaber battle shows the farce is strong

A lightsaber with a crackling hilt isn't nearly weird enough. A live-action video explores just how strange lightsabers can get.

By January 21, 2015

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Rotel's stereo integrated amp is high-end but not absurdly high-priced

The Audiophiliac found a lot to like about the new Rotel RA-1570 amp, for hi-fi and stereo home theater applications.

By January 5, 2014

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Lawmakers lambaste Apple's tax strategy as 'an absurdity'

As CEO Tim Cook prepares to testify before a congressional subcommittee, senators portray Apple as having exploited tax loopholes to escape paying its fair share.

By May 21, 2013

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Darth Vader is a giant gummy bear. Yes, he's a gummy bear

Gummy bear artist Crummy Gummy has built an incredible full-scale replica of Darth Vader's helmet using nothing but gummy bears. The Dark Side has never looked this sweet.

By January 23, 2015

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These works of art are too tiny to see (but trust us, they're there)

A Cornell Ph.D. student in applied physics etches famous works of art -- Escher, Magritte, Matisse -- onto silicon wafers used in modern digital devices.

By December 3, 2014

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Goat Simulator's about to become World of Goatcraft

Baad-ass! A new patch for the game Goat Simulator adds a pseudo online multiplayer mode so you can headbutt and lick things with all of your pretend goat friends.

By November 17, 2014

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'The Force Awakens?' Nah. Twitter has #BetterStarWarsTitles

The Force has awoken some considerable ribbing on Twitter as "Star Wars" fans offer up amusing alternative titles for the next film.

By November 6, 2014

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This contraption turns Coca-Cola into pure drinking water

Launched during Dutch Design Week, "The Real Thing" wants you to think about a world where it can be easier to get a coke than clean water.

By November 4, 2014

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Woman's interminable selfie shoot divides YouTube

More than one million people have poured onto YouTube to see a bikini-clad woman trying to perfect shots of her face and rear. You must either be for or against.

By October 12, 2014

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Complaining customer says Comcast contacted bosses, got him fired

A California man says his complaints over cable service led to his being fired from consultancy PricewaterhouseCoopers. Now Comcast has issued a public apology, of sorts.

By October 8, 2014