Glove and Boots Share Helpful Tips on What Someone Should and Shouldn’t Do for a Job Interview

Internet puppets Fafa the Groundhog and Mario lend a helping hand by sharing their tips on what someone should and shouldn’t do for a job interview on a recent episode of Glove and Boots. Step 1 is to, of course, delete Facebook.

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10 Amazing Bets You Will Always Win, Episode 11

British psychology professor, author, and performer Richard Wiseman of Quirkology released episode 11 of his ongoing series, 10 Bets You Will Always Win. Wiseman shows how to drop playing cards and have them land on a napkin, how to draw an “i” with a dot on top, and more.

Gravitational Attraction Simply Explained Using a Sheet of Graph Paper Attached to a Crank

“How Gravity Falls” by YouTube host Edward Current is a handy explanation of how a warping of space and time causes gravitational attraction that utilizes a sheet of graph paper stretched using an attached crank. Current built the “Spacetime Stretcher” to offer an easy-to-follow explanation of Einstein’s general theory of relativity.

For centuries, gravity was described as a sort of attraction between two objects. Then Albert Einstein described gravity as a warping of space and time.

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‘Space Station 76′, A Retro-Futurist Science Fiction Space Comedy Film Starring Patrick Wilson and Liv Tyler

Space Station 76 is an upcoming science-fiction space comedy film directed by television writer Jack Plotnick that’s set in a future with a decidedly 1970s vibe. The film, which stars Patrick Wilson and Liv Tyler, was first screened at the SXSW film festival in Austin back in March 2014, but no firm date has been set for wider release.

Space Station 76

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2000s Edition of ‘Misheard Song Lyrics’ by Pleated-Jeans

Jeff Wysaski of Pleated-Jeans has released a new 2000s edition of his ongoing Misheard Song Lyrics series. He takes a look at popular songs like “19-2000” by Gorillaz, “In Da Club” by 50 Cent, “Who Let the Dogs Out?” by Baha Men, and more.

The best misheard songs from 2000 to 2009.

The Defender, A Portable Safety System With Pepper Spray, a Siren, Triangulation, Notifications and a Camera Built-In

The Defender is a new personal safety product that features pepper spray, a siren, flashing lights, a number of smart features including a GPS triangulation, and a camera that snaps and transmits a photo via Bluetooth. Once captured, the information is sent to the Defender team via an iPhone or Android app, who in turn communicate with 911, while notifications are also sent out alerting your emergency contacts of the incident via text or e-mail. The product’s creators are currently seeking funding via an Indiegogo crowdfunding campaign.

The Defender

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via TechCrunch

Google Adds New Explore Feature to Google Maps Apps

Google Explore

Google has added a new Explore feature to their Google Maps apps on Android and iOS that allows users to discover places nearby. The feature, accessed via an “Explore” button in the bottom right corner, includes different suggestions based on the time of day — it might point out nearby breakfast places in the morning, for example. The feature also works when browsing maps of other locations so that users can plan out their day. The Android version of the app includes a “My Location” feature that accesses even more information.

Google Explore

Google Explore

Google Explore

Google Explore

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