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The smell that fills the air as a storm approaches is unique and serves as an indicator that inclement weather is approaching, but what causes this smell and where exactly does it come from? Today’s video from YouTube channel ‘It’s Okay To Be Smart’ has the answers!

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Do you hate being interrupted in the middle of something important by the sudden ringing of your doorbell? Then how about a way to silence that pesky doorbell on demand? Today’s DIY video from YouTube channel Kipkay shows you how to do it!

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Are you an avid Dungeons & Dragons player who is curious about the latest edition, been away from the game for a bit but want to get back in, or someone who is completely new to the game? Then we have the perfect opportunity to share with you! The Basic Rules set for the latest edition is now available to download for free!

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You can feel a unique sense of freedom when walking through open fields during warm weather, almost as if the world has no limits, free to let your imagination take you wherever it desires. Stroll across these open fields on your Nexus 7′s screen with the first in our series of Summer Fields Wallpaper collections.

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When you think of Mercury, one of the first things you likely imagine is how hot it must be there, but what other unique qualities does this pint-sized planet hold? Learn more about the mysteries of Mercury in today’s awesome video from YouTube channel SciShow Space!

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Most of us fall into the general category of being able to see about one million colors, but based on our genetic make up, we may see far fewer colors or, in the case of a rare few, even more. Learn more about the colors we can see in today’s video from YouTube channel SciShow.

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Optical illusions are a lot of fun to look at and seem to be so much more than what they truly are, but how do they manage to trick our brains like they do? Today’s video shows how our eyes and brain interact with the optical illusions we see and how those illusions are able to trick us.

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Are you looking for some fresh tricks to amaze your friends with? Then you will definitely want to watch and learn from today’s video featuring ten awesome tricks you can perform with ordinary paper!

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Do you enjoy trying to figure out how awesome physics tricks work? Then you will definitely have fun with today’s challenge! YouTube channel Veritasium presents five awesome physics tricks for you to figure out in today’s video.

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Earlier this year we shared an awesome collection of robots wallpapers with you and today we are back with reinforcements. Fill your desktop with these mechanical wonders using the second in our series of Robots Wallpaper collections.

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A horde of zombies has invaded your home area and it is up to you to defend humanity against this vile menace, so pack up your survival gear and get ready to fight. Today’s game turns you loose with a nifty supply of explosives that you must use strategically to demolish the structures where the zombies are hiding!

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When you think of living organisms that have managed to survive for centuries and are still with us, which ones come to mind? How old do you think they are? Today’s video from YouTube channel ‘It’s Okay To Be Smart’ showcases an awesome collection of organisms that are at least 2,000 years old and many that are even older!

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Do you feel frustrated that the indoor photos you take with your mobile phone never turn out as well as you want? Then take heart! Today’s video shares three easy to implement tips that will take those indoor photos from blah to gorgeous with ease!

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Development on the next release of Ubuntu is continuing to move along, so if you like helping with the testing phase or simply want a peek at the newest features, then here is your chance for some fresh 14.10 goodness. So grab a stack of blank DVDs and get ready for some alpha release fun!

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One can never have enough Minecraft goodness to fill the old geek den with, so with that in mind, we found another tempting piece for you to add to your collection. Learn how to make your own personal flickering Minecraft torch in today’s DIY video!

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With rumors of a Simpsons-Futurama crossover later this year floating around, you may find yourself missing the Planet Express crew more than ever. But until you can watch them in action once again, visit these familiar friends on your iPhone’s screen with the first in our series of Futurama Wallpaper collections.

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We are all familiar with just how fast light travels, but what about darkness? Is it slower, just as fast, or even faster than light? YouTube channel Vsauce discusses the speed of darkness and much more in today’s fascinating video.

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Google made 64-bit builds of Chrome available in the Dev and Canary channels during the early part of June, but as of this week, those 64-bit builds have graduated to the Beta channel. So if you were waiting for a more stable version to try, then now is the time to grab a copy of the new 64-bit build for your system!

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Working to keep your system free of malware is a full-time job, but what do you do when your system gets taken over by malware? What are the best anti-virus tools to clean up an infected system? AV-Test.org decided to find out by putting seventeen anti-virus apps to the test over a ten month period.

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It seems that there is a competition among different countries as to which one can build the highest skyscraper, but just how high can we go with our current technology? YouTube channel SciShow looks at the challenges architects face, what goes into building a super tall skyscraper, and more in today’s video.

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We are well used to our desktop computers and tablets, but what would a combination of these two types of computers with a traditional flat desktop surface be like? Computerphile profiles a working prototype of this combined physical interface system in today’s video.

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Wherever you go, nature has slowly but surely worked its magic on earthly landmarks and created some truly astounding rock formations. So get rid of your boring old backgrounds and ‘rock’ your desktop with the second in our series of Rock Formations Wallpaper collections.

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Are you ready to go in search of adventure and treasure? Then we have the perfect game for you to finish your work week out with. In this week’s game, you get to ‘lead’ a merry band of adventurers as they explore the Cave of Atman and face the terrors within!

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There is no doubt about the seismic activity we experience here on Earth, but do quakes occur on other celestial bodies like the Moon or Mars? SciShow Space discusses what we know about seismic activity on the Moon and Mars, and how it differs from what we are familiar with here on Earth.

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If there is one thing we are all tired of, it is being constantly tracked and spied on while we are browsing the Internet. With this in mind, the Electronic Frontier Foundation has been hard at work on an extension for Firefox and Chrome that helps put an end to the unwanted attention so that you can browse in peace.

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