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  1. Suck, Squeeze, Bang, and Blow With Baratunde Thurston in GE’s Master Class Webseries

    We're talking about science. Why? What did you think we meant? ...oooooohhhh

    Comedian Baratunde Thurston is a really smart guy -- philosophy degree from Harvard, Director's Fellow for MIT's Media Lab, best-selling author -- but as far as we know jet engine physics aren't really his field. That's why he went to GE's Global Research Center to learn about sucking, squeezing, banging, and blowing... for science.

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  2. Watch: StarTalk Radio’s Video Cosmic Queries With Our Friend Bill Nye and Chuck Nice

    It's World Bow Tie Racing Champion Bill Nye!

    Our Friend Bill Nye continues his job filling in for Neil deGrasse Tyson as host of StarTalk Radio. This time around, they've introduced "Video Cosmic Queries" thanks to a partnership with GE. Watch Nye and co-host Chuck Nice go through listener questions about climate change, starting fire with sound, and more!

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  3. The Return of The Tonight Show’s “Fallonventions” Segment Eliminates Pizza Crust, Dispenses Milk, and Improves the Stethoscope

    Way to go, kid inventors!

    On last night's Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallonthey brought back the GE partnered segment "Fallonventions" where Jimmy showcases three young inventors, their creations, and then hooks them up with some scholarship money. We genuinely love it. See what the kids invented this time around.

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  4. Check out Some Destructive Sample Videos From Today’s GE #SpringBreakIt Campaign

    I'm a little teapot short and stout. Here is my—OH GOD WHAT'S HAPPENING!?

    This morning we told you about GE's #SpringBreakIt campaign where they will send you slow-motion videos of things getting destroyed for science if you tweet at them with that hashtag. If you need further convincing that this is an awesome use of your time, here are a few sample videos they sent us.

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  5. GE Takes “Spring Break” Literally and Destroys Things for Science Today With Their #SpringBreakIt Campaign

    It's science, but it's also stuff getting destroyed. It's win/win!

    GE's #SpringBreakIt campaign launched today, and we think it's exactly the kind of thing you'll love, Internet-people. To promote their next-generation "Super Materials," GE is showing you what it looks like when they put boring old regular materials to the same smash, crush, and blast tests. Watching things break is really great.

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  6. Watch the World’s First “Bow Tie Race” Against Our Friend Bill Nye!

    Place your bets!

    At SXSW this year we met up with Our Friend Bill Nye at GE's Night of Invention to compete in what we believe is the world's first competitive bow tie tying event. Watch it all right here.

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  7. Follow Our #SXSW Exploits, Including GE’s Night of Invention As They Happen Right Here!

    If you're at SXSW you could also just follow Glen around, but this is less weird.

    Curious what we're up to at SXSW this year? Senior Editor Glen Tickle (Hey, that's me!) is there and will be live-tweeting from our @Geekosystem Twitter account as well as my own @glentickle for stuff at SXSW that might be a little out of our regular purview.

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  8. Watch Quirky + GE’s Night of Invention and StarTalk Live With Our Friend Bill Nye LIVE Right Here! [Updated]

    See which reader question we ask Our Friend Bill Nye!

    Tomorrow night is the big event! We've partnered with GE, Quirky, and StarTalk Radio to bring A Night of Invention to SXSW! You can watch the livestream of the StarTalk portion of the show right here with Our Friend Bill Nye, Eugene Mirman, and more. We'll have exclusive behind-the-scenes coverage of the whole thing.

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  9. Send Us Your Questions For Our Friend Bill Nye and You Could Have It Answered on StarTalk Live at SXSW!

    How do you make science?

    We'll be at SXSW this year for the GE/Quirky/StarTalk Live mashup known as The Night of Invention this Saturday March 8th, and it's going to be great! Our Friend Bill Nye is hosting, and we're taking questions from readers for the show's Q&A portion. Here's how to have your question asked and answered live on the show.

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  10. Here’s The Geekosystem Podcast “General Electric, Specific Podcast”

    See you all at SXSW!

    Geekosystem HQ is mid-move so our regular podcasting setup is in a box at the moment. I set up a makeshift home studio with a borrowed mixer (thanks, Jason) and used it to record a great interview with the GE Global Marketing Director Linda Boff to talk about our upcoming event at SXSW.

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