Top Stories: Wednesday, June 8, 2011

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Top Stories: Wednesday, June 8, 2011A Crusher That Could Pulverize The World's Largest Meteorite to Pebbles in 10 Minutes

The US produces about 26 million tons of industrial sand every year-and it's not like it's just getting scooped off the beaches. It's pulverized from larger rocks in massive crushers, like this one. More »

Top Stories: Wednesday, June 8, 2011Blackburn Flea Solar: Big Bright from a Little Light

Whether I'm under a car, riding at night or digging around in my closet, it helps to see what I'm doing and be able to use my hands. The Blackburn Flea tries to beat the Mag-Light-in-the-mouth technique. More »

Top Stories: Wednesday, June 8, 2011The First and Last Time You Will See the Space Shuttle Docked to the Space Station

This video is extraordinary. Not only because it's beautiful, but because it documents a future that is now gone forever. This is the first and only time you will ever see the space shuttle docked to the space station. Update: Video added! More »

Top Stories: Wednesday, June 8, 2011Phonehenge West; Too Beautiful For This World

I know reception is often hard to get in some areas, but this is a little drastic, no? The owner/builder of what's been dubbed "Phonehenge West" has been ordered to tear the building, made mostly of telephone poles, down. More »

Top Stories: Wednesday, June 8, 2011How to Text at the Movies Without Being a Dick

The taboo against talking on your phone during movies is at this point about as socially established as our rules against eating each other alive, socks with sandals, or marrying our parents. But what about movie texting? Let's explore. More »

Top Stories: Wednesday, June 8, 2011Police Shooting Video Saved by Hidden Memory Card in Witness' Mouth

After a horrific shootout on the streets of Miami, Narces Benoit and his girlfriend witnessed the finale: police firing a barrage of rounds into a man's car. Narces recorded it. The police smashed his phone. But first? Hidden SD card. More »

Top Stories: Wednesday, June 8, 2011Not Just Any Old Bottle Opener Case, It Also Tracks Which Drinks You Guzzle

Bottle opener cases have been kicking around the block for ages, but the iOpener case is a lot cleverer than it looks. It actually contains an accelerometer, which detects when it's being used, and then opens a drink-tracking app. More »

Top Stories: Wednesday, June 8, 2011Steve Jobs Is Not a Monster

Steve Jobs is often portrayed as a controlling and unforgiving CEO who isn't afraid to berate his employees when a product doesn't live up to his expectations. More »

Top Stories: Wednesday, June 8, 2011Steve Jobs Wants To a Build a Spaceship-Like Campus in Cupertino

This seems crazy but Steve Jobs supposedly stood before the Cupertino City Council on Tuesday and asked for permission to build a totally round building for Apple's 12,000 employees. It will be built on land Apple purchased from HP. "It's a little like a spaceship," he says while describing it. More »

Top Stories: Wednesday, June 8, 2011Bikinis Made from 3D-Printers Are Custom Fit for Each Woman's Curve

This bikini, called the N12, is the world's first 3D-printed bikini. It's a sexy design that uses small discs held together by springs. The cool thing is that the designerss want to use women's body scans to create perfect fitting bikinis. More »

Top Stories: Wednesday, June 8, 2011The Only Glasses You Will Need This Summer

The only person in the world cool enough to wear these new Ray-Ban Interchangeables may be that mad guy who flew that place one meter from the ground, but I don't care, because I'm buying them right now. More »