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Carve Up Some Science With a Physics-Themed Jack-O'-Lantern  

Halloween is fast approaching, which means many Americans will partake in the annual mutilate-a-squash ritual this weekend. But let’s face it: toothy grins and pointy eyes are passé. If you really want your gourd to stand out this year, we recommend spicing things up with a healthy dose of physics.

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Hamersley Shows Off The Beauty Of Australia's Wilderness

If there’s any reason to love drones, it’s the fantastic footage of the world that’s being filmed by amateur and professionals alike. Case in point: Hamersley, a stunning short film by Dan Proud.

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Three Uses for Instagram That Don't Involve Photo Sharing

Instagram keeps on adding users and adding features , but there’s more to the app than sharing photos and wondering which filter is going to bring out the best in your latest collection of beach shots. Here are three alternative ways of using Instagram you may not have come across before.

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This is What the Strongest Tropical Cyclone Ever Recorded Looked Like From Space

Yesterday, NASA’s Suomi NPP satellite passed over Hurricane Patricia, the most powerful tropical cyclone ever measured, and captured this stunning image in infrared.

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Hurricane Patricia, Live

One of the most powerful storms ever is hitting populated land right now, and none of the major media networks have live coverage. Let’s assemble the best of social media from the storm, and keep it live right here.

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The Shells of Former Pizza Huts Continue to Shape Our Cities

Like many children of the ‘80s, Pizza Hut occupies a special place in my heart. Those red-roofed, linoleum-floored restaurants are woven into my early childhood memories as palaces of delectably greasy pizza, texture-perfect breadsticks, and carefree Saturday afternoons.

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Thousands Subscribe to Kid's Dinosaur YouTube Channel, Proves Everything Isn't Terrible

In an astounding act of kindness from the anonymous reaches of the Internet, one kid’s dinosaur YouTube channel skyrocketed to fame yesterday, jumping from 22 subscribers to over 70,000 in a matter of hours.

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We Can't Stop Watching This Video of Flowing Sand Art 

Take two panes of glass and glue them together with liquid and sand in between, and you’ve got the makings of some eye-popping dynamic sandscape art.

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Catch 22 Déjà Vu: Court Rejects NSA Spying Case for Lack of Proof 

Imagine you know your neighbor is spying on you, and you sue them, but your case gets dismissed for lack of evidence. Then a few months later your creepo neighbor gets doxxed and his emails outline his elaborate plan for neighbor-stalking. You sue again. You’re gonna win, right?

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Let's Talk About Whatever You Want Right Now

This week started with the new Star Wars trailer and ended with baby Hitler. Could you kill baby Darth Vader?

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This Is the Most Complete Picture of the Milky Way Ever Taken

How big is this photo? So big that just by taking it, astronomers found over 50,000 new stars and other bright space objects.

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Geoff Marcy Was a Serial Sexual Harasser for at Least Twenty Years

Hey, remember that dickwad astronomer who was found guilty of sexually harassing a bunch of women over the course of a decade at Berkeley before resigning in shame last week ? It’s worse than we realized. Geoff Marcy’s record of bad behavior apparently trails all the way back to his job at San Francisco State University, where he was a professor for 15 years before heading to Berkeley in 1999.

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The Internet Is Obsessed With Whether or Not You'd Kill Baby Hitler

In response to an age-old thought experiment resurrected today by the New York Times Magazine, “Baby Hitler” is trending on Twitter. It is officially Friday.

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Mysterious Chunk of Space Trash Is on a Collision Course With Earth

A rogue chunk of debris that orbited Earth far beyond the Moon is making a homecoming on November 13th, astronomers have concluded. WT1190F is one to two meters in length and probably hollow, but beyond that, we have no idea WTF the aptly-named space garbage is.

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Last Month Was the Hottest September in Recorded History

Here we go again, folks! July was the hottest July on record , August the hottest August , so I bet you can’t fathom what the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration has to say about the September that closed out the hottest summer on record. You guessed it!

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This Globe-Within-a-Globe is Essential to Navigating in Space

While this may look like a snapshot from an alternate futuristic-history of transparent overlays on mechanical globes, it’s a real moment from our past. This is John Glenn cramming in off-world navigation training just weeks before blasting off from Earth.

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Saturday's Best Deals: 4K TVs, Halloween Costumes, a Closer Shave, and More

Here are the best of today’s deals. Get every great deal every day on Kinja Deals, follow us on Facebook and Twitter to never miss a deal, join us on Kinja Gear to read about great products, and on Kinja Co-Op to help us find the best.

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Watch As This P-3 Orion Hurricane Hunter Churns Through The Eye Of Patricia

This video of a National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration P-3 Orion clawing its way through the eye of Hurricane Patricia was supposedly taken yesterday during the crew’s second center fix on the storm.

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Statue of Leader From Communist Empire Transformed Into Leader of Actual Empire

It’s always the most embarrassing part of a fallen regime. All those statues, no longer relevant. Usually they come down, hence the severed head of Vladimir Lenin recently unearthed in Berlin. But what to do with all those Lenins still standing? Turn them into the likeness of a more benevolent leader, of course.

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Watch Neil DeGrasse Tyson And Bill Nye Get Autotuned In This Music Video

Symphony of Science is back! The project, helmed by John D. Boswell (aka Melodysheep) had been putting together some fantastic music videos featuring autotuned scientists. Now, he’s collaborated with the Planetary Society for the latest video, Beyond the Horizon.

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LA High School Students Will Help Test the Region's New Earthquake Early Warning System

Although we’re not 99.9% sure when an earthquake will strike in Los Angeles, an earthquake early warning system would help the city take additional precautions and almost certainly save lives. A group of high school students is partnering with the USGS to test how it might work.

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GIFs of Life in Zero-Gee Almost Make Space Look Fun

Being an astronaut may sound glamorous, but for the most part, life in space is utter tedium—checking systems logs, labeling test tubes for routine science experiments. Not to mention the fact that simple things like using the toilet and running on a treadmill require monk-like patience and bungee cords.

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Leatherman Signal Review: Can This Multitool Survive?

Leatherman’s new Signal multitool is the first to incorporate essential survival items like a fire starter and a whistle alongside traditional tools like a quality knife blade and pliers. A one-tool solution for the wilderness?

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Nexus 6P Review: The Android Phone For Everyone

Google-designed Nexus phones have been beating the handsets designed by third-parties for a few years now, owing to their use of an unfettered stock Android. With the 6P, Nexus finally gets gorgeous hardware to match the luster of its powerful software. It’s the Android phone almost everyone should buy.

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Here's a Fun Way to Get Weird: Drink Cricket-Laced Moonshine

A little over a year ago, I was presented with a funny quandary. A couple of designers and I were hanging out in a backyard wondering how to make a cocktail that would highlight the flavor of crickets. Moonshine was a must.

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