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Dating apps are often characterized as 21st century "meat markets" and, thanks to this Dutch art installation, Tinder's getting uncomfortably close the real thing. The piece, appropriately called Tender, was built by four students at Leiden University in the Netherland. It's scheduled to debut...

May 22nd 2015 at 8:31pm 0 Comments
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There's no denying that as the world's population continues to grow, we'll need to examine the ways we keep the masses fed. Meat for 9 billion people doesn't seem within the realm of possibility, so Next Nature is looking into sustainable ways to get that protein fix -- including lab-grown protein...

October 10th 2014 at 5:47pm 0 Comments
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A couple of tasters, who claim they're unpaid and impartial, are currently chomping their way through some very expensive artificial flesh at a publicity event in London. According to the BBC's science correspondent Pallab Ghosh, who is also at the gathering, the main feedback so far is that the m...

August 5th 2013 at 8:41am 0 Comments
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Mortal Kombat's newest kombatant certainly came as a surprise to the seasoned MK vets here at Joystiq; we were expecting Tanya, or maybe even Meat, but Krueger? Dude wasn't even on our radar, let alone our fantasy character selection screens. As out-of-left-field as his inclusion seems to us, ser...

July 23rd 2011 at 11:30am 0 Comments
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No two ways about it: the day before Christmas Eve is a sleepy, office mostly empty, finish your online shopping, take a long lunch kind of day. It would take a very special press release to break through the pre-holiday, here-comes-CES fog that's hovering over the TUAW home offices this week. I'm h...

December 23rd 2010 at 2:00pm 0 Comments
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Sure, an iPhone-shaped soap bar is fun as it is, but surely there's something else that can be added to make it even more enjoyable, no? Etsy user twoeggplants decided to answer that question with a resounding yes, and is selling an iPhone-shaped bar of soap that just happens to smell like grilled...

October 26th 2010 at 2:30pm 0 Comments
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Not long ago, a friend of mine from college asked me to resurrect his WoW account so he could get back into the game before Cataclysm comes out. The first week that he was back, he messaged me quite frequently with various questions about trends in raiding and PvP at level 80. I answered his questi...

May 25th 2010 at 9:00am 0 Comments