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Top Stories: Thursday July 14, 2011The Worst TSA Debacles of the Year (So Far)

The Transportation Security Administration has written itself quite the storied history, especially after they took up more "aggressive" pat-down techniques and full-body scans last fall. More »

Top Stories: Thursday July 14, 20117 Tools to Make Your Bike Commute Less Turrible

Between red light-running drivers, road hazards, and oblivious jay-walking pedestrians, biking to work can be the most stressful part of your day. These seven tools will inject some peace of mind into your morning rides. More »

Top Stories: Thursday July 14, 2011The Invention and Evolution of the Drinking Straw, from Mint Juleps to Milkshakes

Marvin Stone was sipping on a mint julep with some buddies, but he was not enjoying it. In the late 1800s, when this happy hour took place, natural rye grass was the tool used to slurp up your booze. More »

Top Stories: Thursday July 14, 2011Even Batman Would Be Jealous of This Turbine-Powered Batmobile

We've seen fan-made Batmobiles before, but none have been like this. Created by Casey Putsch of Putsch Racing, this Tim Burton-era Batmobile is 20 feet long, uses a Military Boeing turboshaft helicopter engine and even throws in an iPad for good measure. More »

Top Stories: Thursday July 14, 2011This Is War: Watch the Libyan Revolution Explode through the Lens of a Helmet Cam — Part 3

Humphrey Cheung worked in tech journalism and IT for years. Then, this spring, he had enough. But instead of switching jobs, he strapped on a digital camera, armor, and flew to Libya. More »

Top Stories: Thursday July 14, 2011World's Strongest Crawler Crane Can Raise the Roof—off a Stadium

Take, for example,Houston's Reliant Stadium. Its 1,000-ton roof takes several minutes to slide open and closed. Bah! With an LR13000 crawler crane on hand, that roof could pop off like a bottle cap. More »

Top Stories: Thursday July 14, 2011Sony's Gross-Proof MP3 Player Lets You Stop Sweating on Your iPhone

Using your phone as your mp3 player while you work out sucks. It gets sweaty and gross and you have to carry it around the rest of the day smelling like your armpit. No thanks. Give me a sweat-proof one like the new Sports Walkman. More »

Top Stories: Thursday July 14, 2011Got Spotify? Here's How To Use It

So you coughed up for a Spotify pass. Great work! The unlimited streaming music superservice is everything it's cracked up to be. But don't let that log-in fester like unwanted leftovers. More »

Top Stories: Thursday July 14, 2011What's Rarer for Snakes? Being an Albino or Having Two Heads?

This California King Snake amazingly has two rare disorders: it's albino and has two heads. That combination only comes about every 50 years. Surprisingly though, the two-headedism (or polycephaly) of the snake is actually more common than albinism. More »

Top Stories: Thursday July 14, 2011The Long and Glorious History of the Pizza Box

First, man discovered fire. Then a bunch of random stupid unimportant stuff happened. Then, man discovered pizza delivery. And Serious Eats takes it from there, with a fantastic rundown of the evolution of man's greatest achievement in food transportation. More »

Top Stories: Thursday July 14, 2011Man Dies Trying to Flee Cuba Inside Airplane's Landing Gear (WARNING: STRONG IMAGE)

While the Castro Bros. play their We-Are-Relaxing-Our-Dictatorship pantomime, things don't seem to be getting much better in Cuba. Otherwise this man would have never died while trying to flee the island—inside an Airbus A320's landing gear compartment. More »