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Real-life Hanzo katana sword from 'Kill Bill' ready for action

Watch blacksmiths forge a Hattori Hanzo katana sword from scratch in the latest video from "Man at Arms: Reforged."

By July 20, 2015

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The Top 10 times Destructo David Letterman broke stuff on TV

Wednesday marks the end of a late-night era as Dave retires after 33 years on air. Given how he harnessed the force of physics to bust things, we honor the king of Top 10 lists with 10 of his best disasters.

By May 20, 2015

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Bezos' space company tests suborbital rocket

Blue Origin pulls off its first unmanned test flight from a site in west Texas. The spacecraft, which reached an altitude of 58 miles, is designed to become a reusable vehicle for space tourists someday.

By April 30, 2015

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Birdly's Oculus Rift and flapping machine combo lets you 'fly' (Tomorrow Daily 151)

We're very entertained and intrigued by Birdly, a contraption offering a first-person view of what it's like to soar above civilization as a bird. Unfortunately, you won't be dropping bombs on car windshields or stealing french fries from beachgoers. Sorry, seagull LARPers!

By March 26, 2015

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Birdly uses VR, a fan and your flapping arms to simulate flight (Tomorrow Daily 151)

On today's show, Ashley and Khail check out bird-flight simulator Birdly (complete with hydraulic flapping arm mechanism), a father and son in China turning spare car parts into huge model Transformers, and explain how Boeing's newest patent reminds us of sci-fi force fields. #TDJunk

By March 26, 2015

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McLaren 570S Coupe: 204 mph, cupholders included

McLaren follows up its previous powerful sports cars with the 570S Coupe, a new model meant for the daily commute as much as for the track.

By March 30, 2015

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'MythBusters' host races spider robots in new webseries

In "Jamie's Racing Spiders," a robot racing spider is built from the ground up, with the help of Evernote and movie prop experts at Kernerworks.

By February 11, 2015

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SpaceX getting ready for weather satellite launch

In addition to launching a weather station into space, the private space-exploration company will once again attempt to land the launch rocket on a barge.

By February 9, 2015

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SpaceX reveals fiery end to rocket on Twitter, Vine

Instead of landing softly on the bobbing ocean platform meant to receive it, SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket tipped, crashed and burst into flames. It's all on display via Twitter and Vine.

By January 16, 2015

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'Close but no cigar' for SpaceX's try at historic rocket landing

The private space-exploration company successfully sends a cargo capsule off to the International Space Station, but its "reusable" rocket crashes into its floating landing pad in the Atlantic Ocean.

By January 10, 2015