Thomas Edison and Henry Ford came close to producing an electric car nearly 100 years ago. We can only speculate how the world would be different now if they had done so.
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Everything you ever needed to know about subtitles. Most of which is a lot more interesting than you ever suspected. (via Metafilter)
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You plan a shot, set the timer, then run to get into place before the camera snaps. Sometimes it doesn't turn out as planned. (via reddit)
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Some who were supposed to benefit from the war on sudden death become its victims instead. After you read What Broke My Father's Heart, you'll want to look into making a living will.
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Not only is violinist Teppei Okada playing the Mario Theme, he also recreates all the sound effects as the game is played. And your parents said nothing good could come of constantly playing video games!
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John Clarke and Bryan Dawe explain the Gulf oil spill. The actual newsmakers are so absurd that it's hard for parodies to measure up -but these guys are up to the task.
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Embarrassing Moments in Engineering (and what they taught us). Like, the bigger they are, the harder they fall.