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A tour of the Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum

What do the Concorde, the Space Shuttle, an aircraft carrier, and a cruise missile submarine have in common? They're all part the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum. Those iconic vehicles, and many more, in our full tour.

By 29 August 2014

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Non-creepy social networks make it to your smartphone

In response to fears over privacy, small social networks offer encryption and refrain from selling user data. Now their services are coming to mobile devices.

By 15 June 2015

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Apollo XXX: A (real) campaign to film a porno in space

PornHub, the adult video site you pretend not to know about in the presence of polite company, wants to shoot an adult film in space. Yes, THAT space.

By 11 June 2015

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That hush-hush Air Force space plane just headed back into orbit

The X-37B -- undertaking its fourth mission -- shared its rocket ride back to space with an experimental LightSail spacecraft provided by the Bill Nye-backed Planetary Society.

By 21 May 2015

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Happy 25th birthday, Hubble Space Telescope

It almost failed before it had even begun, yet it has far outlived its planned lifespan, becoming a treasure of untold value. Crave talks to some of the engineers who've kept it going.

By 24 April 2015

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Do private high-tech commuter buses jibe with public transportation?

Jitney-like shuttle startups, such as Leap and Chariot, have been criticized as being elite services that compete with mass transit, but urban planners don't quite see it that way.

By 12 April 2015

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Adios, silicon: Why exotic designs are the future for the chips in your gadgets

Decades of progress creating conventional computer chips will stall in the coming years, forcing some far-out ideas on semiconductor makers. Carbon nanotubes or quantum computing, anyone?

By 17 April 2015

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Inside the multibillion-dollar quest to make faster, cheaper gadgets

Intel, GlobalFoundries and other chipmakers have built massive facilities to manufacture more powerful computer chips. It's all part of a race to prove they can keep pace with Moore's Law.

By 16 April 2015

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Carpool startup Ride launches, with a different plan in mind

The latest entrant in the ride-hailing industry is hoping to make waves by focusing more on car-sharing with commuters rather than on-demand rides.

By 8 April 2015

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Breathe deep: How the ISS keeps astronauts alive

Shipping enough air to the International Space Station from Earth to keep the astronauts alive would be a costly business. Here's what they do instead.

By 20 March 2015