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See the full comic at the Oatmeal; trust me, it's worth seeing, if only to see how much of a tool Thomas Edison was.

atlas terminator robot science funny g rated School of FAIL - 7672949248
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Atlas is a testbed humanoid for disaster response, but it looks like it knows its way around a phased plasma rifle in the 40-watt range. Fortunately, it comes from Massachusetts, not the future.
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A fungus living in the soils of Nova Scotia could offer new hope in the pressing battle against drug-resistant germs that kill tens of thousands of people every year, including one considered a serious global threat.

A team of researchers led by McMaster University has discovered a fungus-derived molecule, known as AMA, which is able to disarm one of the most dangerous antibiotic-resistance genes: NDM-1 or New Delhi Metallo-beta-Lactamase-1, identified by the World Health Organization as a global public health threat.
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It's National Static Electricity Day!

It's winter, the air is dry and it's time to celebrate the wonders of static electricity. So put on some wooly socks, shuffle your feet across some shag carpet and find yourself a big ol' doorknob (or a loved one) to shock.

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lab grown science expensive food funny meat uproxx - 7728101888
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Apparently, and not surprisingly the meat is reported to not taste very good. Go figure. I bet it would taste better with $200,000 ketchup.