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Watch: Mads Mikkelsen Is the Spawn of a “Wiener of Death” in Absurd ‘Men and Chicken’ Trailer

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With the future of Hannibal beginning to look as grim as the show itself, Mads Mikkelsen fans could use a reason to laugh; the absurdity of existence has, as it often is, been reinforced by the notion that such a good show would be cancelled — and is having such a hard time finding revival options — while, say, America’s Got Talent prevails on the same network. 
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The Roskilde Festival Intends to Turn Concertgoers’ Pee Into Beer: Links You Need to See

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Though the headline you just read likely lured you because it sounds repulsive, stop and think for a moment just how uric light beers can be. Then stop to think for a moment just how completely screwed the environment is. Then get over yourself and drink pee-beer. The Roskilde festival is, according to UPROXX,  currently working with the Danish Agriculture and Food Council to pioneer “beercycling,” which will “change our approach to waste.”
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‘Mad Men,’ Mad Science, and Dying Bees: Links You Need to See

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Today was a big day in tech. Not because of any eagerly anticipated reveal of an upgraded Smartwatch, but because you can now fly above Manhattan like a bird, thanks to this Oculus thing (as Gothamist calls it) at the Museum of the Moving Image (through Fri-Sun, June 7th), and because this little 3-D printed robot can crack a combination lock in 30 seconds and not even break a sweat. Hacker Samy Kamkar came up with robot idea, built the whole thing for about $100, and then published the blueprint and software code, along with a How-To video, on the Internet. Masterlocks everywhere are cowering in fear.
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An Exclusive Interview With DIY Space Travel Doc Producer Xavier Aaronson

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DIY space travel might seem an unbelievably far cry from the rubber-stamped holiday cards, quickie door swags, and twig push-pins you finally tackled, but as a fascinating new documentary explains, it’s not (really). Art writer, producer and museum babe watcher extraordinaire, Xavier Aaronson, hopped across the pond to spend time with the founders of Copenhagen Suborbitals, a semi-new, but surprisingly unknown open source, non-profit organization that is changing the intergalactic game as we know it.

We sat down with Xavier to talk about his time in the chilly Danish capital and to hear firsthand why homemade space travel isn’t actually that daunting. Click through to learn about the fascinating future of this inspiring approach to micro space crafts, along with Aaronson’s space travel essentials and hot tips for where to eat, party, and play in Copenhagen.
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