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This New Ikea Desk Goes From Sit To Stand With The Push Of A Button

gizmodo.com — Sitting is comfy, but hours (and hours and hours) on your rear-end isn't great for your bod (even though it probably won't kill you). Standing is good, but tiresome after a while. Hybrid desks can be pricey but Ikea is betting on Bekant, a workspace that raises and lowers on two telescopic legs with a button push.
Oct 22, 2014

RT @Gizmodo: This new Ikea desk goes from sit to stand with the push of a button gizmo.do/wi6R0Fw pic.twitter.com/fxjlGOo4PT

These Insanely Detailed Star Wars Models Are Truly Works of Art

gizmodo.com — As the next wave of leaks from the next Star Wars are oh-so-slow to trickle in, hopefully this will tide you over: A colossal collection of 140 photographs featuring Industrial Light & Magic's model-building process from 1977 to 1983. It's simply incredible. These photos can tell you everything you need to know about great filmmaking.

The FCC Just Released 2,444,672 Public Comments About Net Neutrality

gizmodo.com — The FCC's proposed "Open Internet" rule is the single most commented-on rulemaking in the history of the agency, with nearly 4 million submissions to date. The FCC just dumped all of the words from the second commenting period, which ran from July 19th-September 15.
Oct 22, 2014

RT @Gizmodo: The FCC just released 2,444,672 public comments about net neutrality gizmo.do/vMNZZOn

Oct 22, 2014

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All the President's Men Is What Made Me Want to Become a Journalist

gizmodo.com — Ben Bradlee was editor of the Washington Post when the newspaper did something phenomenal: It took down the Nixon administration in the Watergate scandal. I didn't know anything about Bradlee or newspapers or the Washington Post when I saw the 1976 film about the scandal-I only knew I wanted to work somewhere just like that.
Oct 22, 2014

Ben Bradlee (or the Jason Robards version of him) is who made me want to become a journalist gizmo.do/cDyAp6Y pic.twitter.com/5Bcl0JEy66

Why You Definitely Shouldn't Drink Your Own Pee

gizmodo.com — During his 127-hour ordeal under that boulder, backpacker Aaron Ralston resorted to consuming his own urine in order to stay alive before eventually hacking off his own forearm and escaping. This was an extreme survival case, and pretty much the only time you should even consider drinking from your own spigot.
Oct 22, 2014

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Oct 22, 2014

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1 in 3 Americans are on file in the FBI's criminal database

factually.gizmodo.com — The FBI has over 77.7 million Americans in its master database of criminals. And according to the Wall Street Journal, they're adding between 10,000 and 12,000 new names per day. That means that roughly one out of every three American adults has a file with the FBI.