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VIDEO: Check Out This 7-Year-Old's Monster Trap

If you have a few minutes, you might enjoy 7-year-old Audri Clemmons' Rube Goldberg machine.

Drew Orlanoff at The Next Web says "my hat goes off to this kid and I'm reminded that there may indeed be hope for the future of the United States of America."

Whitney Matheson at USA Today's Pop Candy blog thinks it's "pretty mesmerizing" and notes that "even the band OK Go has submitted its seal of approval." Audri sampled a bit of the band's music on his video. According to the credits, the videographer is "mom."

There's a note with Audri's video that points to another one he made when he was 5.

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What If You Hadn't Gotten Married? 'Dark Matter' Imagines An Alternate Life

Blake Crouch's new science fiction novel tells the story of Jason Dessen, a father and physics professor who suddenly finds himself in a parallel universe — in which he's unmarried and famous.
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For Japanese Parents, Gorgeous Bento Lunches Are Packed With High Stakes

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Debbie Wasserman Schultz Out As Democratic Convention Chair After Email Leak

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Verizon Reportedly Prepares To Buy Yahoo For $4.8 Billion

Verizon will announce the deal Monday, according to Bloomberg. While Yahoo will keep its most valuable assets, the move effectively disbands Yahoo as one of the longest-running Internet companies.

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