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Things We Saw Today: Lighting Up 10,000 Sparklers at Once Looks Beautiful (and Dangerous)

Don’t try this at home, kids, but this video of some daring folks lighting up 10,000 sparklers at once in the middle of a secluded desert makes for a fun New Year’s Eve viewing. (via Gizmodo)

  • Thanks to the buzz about those Christmas trailers, Deadpool just managed to sneak into the top ten most-talked-about films this year, according to the DAR-Film leaderboard. (via Variety)
  • The internet contains a wealth of educational tools, but when it comes to sex-positive guides about the clitoris? Not so much. OMGYes aims to change that—here’s a story from The Daily Beast about their mission.
  • Want to try to actually complete your New Year’s resolutions this year? Try framing them in the form of a question—some scientific research claims that’ll help. “Will I play Street Fighter V in 2016? Yes. Yes, I will.” Seems effective!

Did you find anything exciting on the internet this New Year’s Eve? How are you planning to ring in the New Year tonight?

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Maddy Myers, journalist and arts critic, has written for the Boston Phoenix, Paste Magazine, MIT Technology Review, and tons more. She is a host on a videogame podcast called Isometric (relay.fm/isometric), and she plays the keytar in a band called the Robot Knights (robotknights.com).