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Hoverboard Sets Guinness World Record for Flight — Eat your heart out Marty McFly. According to the Guinness World Record organization, this video shows the furthest recorded flight ever made on a overboard. (You know, in real life as opposed to in the movies.) This "astonishing world record," according to Guinness, was set by Canadian inventor Catalina Alexandru Duru.

Beyonce Pours Out Expensive Bottle of Champagne in Hot Tub — What does it take to rile the 99%? Letting an expensive bottle of bubbly go to waster by pouring it out in your hot tub, apparently. At least that seems to be the case judging by reactions on Twitter to the singer's most recent video.

The 42-Millimeter Apple Watch Selling Better — For Apple Watch sales, bigger is better. The bigger, 42mm version of Apple's new smartwatch is selling way better than the smaller, 38mm version, according to a new research note by analyst Ming-Chi Kuo of KGI Securities. The Apple-watcher blog Appleinsider reported the note earlier Wednesday.

Guide to Playing the Witcher 3: Wild Hunt — CD Projekt Red's The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt launched this week. The epic, sandbox-style roleplaying is, well, everything. It's Skyrim plus Grand Theft Auto V plus Red Dead Redemption plus Nintendo's upcoming version of Zelda for the Wii U.

Spotify Unveils Revamped Streaming Service

Li Hejun's Hanergy Just Imploded in China — You might think you're having a bad day, but Li Hejun will tell you it could be a heckuva lot worse. The chairman of Hong Kong-listed Hanergy Thin Film Power, a maker of equipment for the solar power industry, just saw $14 billion wiped off the value of his controlling stake in the company in a so-far unexplained end-of-day crash.

McDonald's turns 75: The history of the fast food chain — It is in no way surprising that McDonald's recent troubles have drawn so much media attention. It's not just because it's a huge company, it's because it is one of a small handful of corporations that are closely associated with the idea America itself, part of our national identity.

See Inside BMW's Secret Lab of Design Geniuses — For decades, BMW has advertised its vehicles as "the ultimate driving machine." The meaning of that phrase has started to slip. In an age of connected technology, ultimate driving machines automatically brake for their passengers in emergencies or beam content from mobile phones and tablets as much as they may accelerate quickly or handle nimbly.

Read Carol Loomis' Seminal AOL Time Warner Story — Verizon Communications is buying America Online. In a deal valued at $4.4 billion, the telecom giant is acquiring the dial-up pioneer turned media hub turned ad-tech company. Verizon is framing the move as an expansion of the video and media offerings-AOL owns The Huffington Post, TechCrunch, and Engadget, among others-it can provide over its wireless networks.

Lifeline by 3 Minute Games Is the Best Apple Watch Game Yet — A few weeks in, the things the Apple Watch does well are pretty obvious. It's a great fitness and exercise tracker. It's built-in apps work as advertised. It's a nice-looking physical object. It tells the time. But as a new product, running a 1.0 operating system, there's also a lot to improve on.
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May 22, 2015

We live in miraculous times—This real-life hoverboard is almost impossible to believe via @Techland

May 22, 2015

Interesting take: Why monitoring employees’ social media is a bad idea via @TIMEBusiness @skumarus

May 22, 2015

Pac-Man's creator says the game was a feminist masterpiece via @Techland

May 21, 2015

Best patch note ever: "Blood particles will now properly appear after killing enemies on the water" cc: @mattpeckham

May 21, 2015

This clown has a job for eternity—Why Ronald McDonald will never, ever get fired via @TIMEBusiness

May 20, 2015

RT @AlexJamesFitz: Music labels to Spotify: Cut back on free. Spotify to users: Here's more free stuff!

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