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Take a tour of the Super Pit: The largest open-pit gold mine in Australia

The Super Pit is the largest open-pit gold mine in Australia, and one of the largest in the world. House-size machines dig into a canyon-size hole. Here's a full tour.

By 5 May 2015


Down in the hole: A photo tour of Australia's largest open-pit gold mine, the Super Pit (pictures)

The Super Pit is the largest open-pit gold mine in Australia. A canyon-size hole populated by house-size trucks, it's large enough to be seen from orbit. Here's what it looks like up close.

35 Images By 5 May 2015


Someday your new iPhone could contain metals mined from poo

There's gold in them thar dookies! Researchers says there's millions worth of gold, silver, platinum and other precious metals in our sewage and they've got a plan to retrieve it.

By 26 March 2015


Aussie start-ups welcome political change at the top

A change of Prime Minister has one of Australia's leading incubators excited about the future of innovation in this country, saying tech start-ups have much to offer but need support to grow.

By 22 September 2015


Lasers turn asteroids into space rockets

Experiments have demonstrated that it's possible to de-spin and redirect asteroids with high-powered lasers.

By 10 September 2015


What if 'Back to the Future Part II' were set in 2045 instead of 2015?

We're currently living in the year imagined by the classic sci-fi flick, but what would another sequel look like if it envisioned the future 30 years from today?

By 29 August 2015


Hacker swipes $83,000 from Bitcoin mining pools

Bitcoin exchanges and trading posts have been hacking targets over the past year, but now one hacker has taken on ISPs to loot cryptocurrency from mining pools.

By 8 August 2014


Minecraft movie digs up a director: Mac from 'It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia'

Rob McElhenney will craft a movie from the globally popular mining and building game.

By 22 July 2015


US government log-ins, passwords easy to find on the open Web, researcher says

A CIA-backed technology company says it's spotted credentials connected with the departments of Defense, Justice, Treasury and Energy, as well as the CIA itself.

By 25 June 2015


Video games' largest confab: Early bird specials, virtual reality and nostalgia

Check out the highlights and big trends at this year's E3, from Fallout 4 to Halo 5, as well as Star Fox and a surprise Jim Henson muppet.

By 19 June 2015