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The Peak Terskol Observatory on Mt. Elbrus in Russia’s Caucasus mountains, by photographer Boris Dmitriev.

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Deciphering Barcodes

Half as Interesting breaks it all down:

Destin of SmarterEveryDay went to the 23andMe labs to find out exactly what they do and how they do it:

Websites in Real Life

Tripp and Tyler imagine websites in real life:

Spencer Chen, VP of marketing and business development at Alibaba Group, added the audio from the Blade Runner 2049 trailer to the ad for the new Google Assistant. “I’m scared,” he tweeted. “Literally no extra editing involved.” It’s TERRIFYING. Music makes everything.

The original ads for comparison:

Handheld Tesla Coil Gun

Destin of SmarterEveryDay geeks out with a guy who build a handheld Tesla coil gun.

Pic of the Day – 6/16/17

Jupiter moon Europa, photographed by NASA and JPL’s Galileo Project.

Professional pianist and Steinway Artist Daniel Beliavsky and his student Charlotte Bennett agreed to perform while hooked up to an eye-tracking device that superimposes the wearer’s eye movements. The sight-reading exercise yields interesting results. They do some comparative statistical analysis at the end, and as expected, Daniel does not look at the keys as much as his student Charlotte, and he keeps his eyes in a narrower area of the piano keys when he does look.

Poor Spicy learned the hard way.

Alexa and the CIA

~says in overly loud voice~

“I, for one, EMBRACE our Google Overlords!”

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