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This gas may erase bad memories

Sorry Men in Black. Turns out using a neuralyzer to wipe away memories is overkill. Scientists now believe inhaling the right gas at the right time may do the trick.

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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.

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Fancy-pants cooler captures Kickstarter funding crown

Move over, Pebble, your reign is done. The Coolest Cooler rides a blender-induced wave to more than $10.5 million in crowdfunding.

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The 404 Throwback: Intervew with The Oatmeal creator, Matt Inman

Today we're replaying our interview with the creator of The Oatmeal, Matt Inman (Original air date: 3/16/11).

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While the Force would have been drier, Mark Hamill uses ice water to raise awareness for ALS.

'Star Wars' cast gets soaked for Ice Bucket Challenge

"Star Wars: Episode VII" actors Mark Hamill, Harrison Ford, Peter Mayhew, new cast member Daisy Ridley, and director J.J. Abrams take a soaking to raise awareness for ALS.

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Portable, handheld DNA sequencer no bigger than a brick

Researchers at the University of Otago, New Zealand have invented a brick-sized, battery-powered DNA sequencer for field use.

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iPhone 6 release could drive the most old iPhone trade-ins ever

As the iPhone 6 launch approaches, more trade-in sites are clamoring for your old iPhone. eBay is leading the charge with the promise of a $100 coupon if you can't sell yours on the auction site.

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Moon Hunters: Where Legend of Zelda meets Gauntlet

Kitfox Games' retro-styled Moon Hunters is a beautifully designed action adventure RPG that allows you to create your own heroic legend to live on through the ages.

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Is the universe a 2D hologram? Fermilab intends to find out

An experiment at the Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory called the Holometer intends to test several theories about the universe, including the holographic principle.

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Batman spotted ripping up roads on a reversed Bat-trike

Holy Chiba cruisers! Images of the Caped Crusader tearing around Chiba, Japan, have been circulating social media.

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The 404 Show 1,542: Taking on trolls and the Twitch acquisition

CNET's how-to expert Dan Graziano drops by to talk with Iyaz and Ariel about TV award shows, Amazon buying Twitch, the noPhone, and trolling.

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Who wins in this Thor vs. Superman supersuit smackdown?

A new infographic pits DC superheroes and villains against Marvel good guys and bad guys -- in terms of couture, at least.

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