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Tomorrow Daily 071: Ashes in space, a big 'Avengers' prop for RDJ, and nuclear fusion reactors

Lockheed Martin claims they've made a breakthrough in fusion technology, and may be able to build a fusion reactor the size of a shipping container someday. It's decades away from becoming a reality (if it even happens at all), but we're still intrigued by the concept.

By 21 October 2014

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Tomorrow Daily 071: Ashes in space, a big 'Avengers' prop for RDJ, and nuclear fusion reactors

On today's show, we're discussing a new, 17-mile-high way to scatter your loved one's ashes, how Robert Downey Jr. ended up with a huge "Avengers" prop, and Lockheed Martin's progress on compact nuclear fusion.

By 21 October 2014

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From Mulder's badge to Skywalker's lightsaber, the most expensive movie props

A new infographic lines up Frodo's sword, the Ghostbusters' proton pack, Dorothy's ruby slippers, and more in order of (astronomical) price paid.

By 16 August 2014

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BlackBerry accused of propping up stock with false claims

Shareholder lawsuit accuses the struggling handset maker of making false and misleading statements about the company's financial health and the prospects for BlackBerry 10.

By 7 October 2013

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'Patlabor' giant robot prop is broodingly awesome

The classic mecha series is getting live-action treatment with director Mamoru Oshii at the helm.

By 17 August 2013

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Fund 3D horror film, get rare 'Texas Chainsaw Massacre' rewards

Crowdfund fear with an indie horror film that wants to scare you in more than one dimension. Backers of the film are offered "Texas Chainsaw Massacre" collectibles from the co-creator himself.

By 23 October 2014

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Steven Soderbergh strips 'Raiders of the Lost Ark' of color and sound

See Indiana Jones in a whole new light with director Steven Soderbergh's beautifully stripped-down version of the famous film.

By 25 September 2014

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Tiny Canadian town crowdfunding full-size USS Enterprise

A crowdfunding campaign aims to build a full-size working version of the USS Enterprise from "Star Trek" in the Canadian Badlands, but the funding goal is a long way off.

By 28 August 2014

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BBC crowdsources Twitter drama with help from Gracie Otto

​Twitter users are being called on to help create a new five-part drama for BBC First, building up the plot 140 characters at a time.

By 25 August 2014

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Verizon Wireless CEO gives props to BlackBerry, Windows Phone

He also reiterates Verizon Wireless' goal of offering voice over LTE by 2014, which he says will be "an exceptional experience."

By 8 May 2013