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'It takes forever!' Teens react to encyclopedias

Remember life before Google and Wikipedia? Watch as teens attempt to use a set of old-school encyclopedias with varying results.

By 14 July 2015

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Gawk at the fantastic futuristic tech from 'Star Trek Beyond'

The designer behind drool-worthy new concepts for the most anticipated movie of the year offers an early look at innovations that make the tricorder look passe.

By 11 June 2016

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Don't panic! 'Hitchhiker's Guide' tech jumps off the page into reality

As Douglas Adams fans the world over celebrate Towel Day, it's become clear that once-futuristic items from the author's beloved book series are now part of our everyday lives.

By 25 May 2016

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Scientists find oddly behaving 'inner-inner core' at Earth's center

Using the coda waves from earthquakes, geologists have discovered that our planet's core isn't quite what we thought it was.

By 11 February 2015

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A Wikipedia monument? It's true (we're pretty sure)

Slubice, Poland, now hosts a monument honoring contributors to the free online encyclopedia. If you can't go see it for yourself, you can read all about it on Wikipedia.

By 28 October 2014

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Apple appeals Chinese ruling over encyclopedia infringement

Company is appealing a judgment that states it must pay $83,000 to China Publishing House.

By 15 November 2012

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Bing plugs Encyclopedia Britannica into its search results

Move over Wikipedia, Encyclopedia Britannica has come to Bing. In a new partnership, the search engine will be linking to query results from one of the world's most trusted encyclopedias.

By 8 June 2012

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Wikipedia demands PR firm cease its paid-editing service

Cease-and-desist letter comes a month after the online encyclopedia banned or blocked hundreds of editing accounts for "suspicious editing."

By 20 November 2013

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End of an era for Encyclopedia Britannica

Billboard looks to streaming services to find popular songs, Walmart offers a new way to watch the DVDs you own, and Encyclopedia Britannica drops its print edition after 244 venerable years.

By 15 March 2012

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Wikipedia shutters 250 accounts in probe of paid edits

Online encyclopedia reveals it banned hundreds of accounts as part of an investigation into "suspicious edits and sockpuppetry" that promoted organizations or products.

By 22 October 2013