This week in Crave: The out-in-the-boonies edition

Time flies when you're having fun. We close out the month of March with some monkey business and the latest in potato-chip-bag technology.

Maybe you spent the week begging your local pizza joint to come out with a one-push ordering button or trying to figure out the science behind poop-powered rickshaws . Whatever kept you from the pages of Crave this week, we've got your back. Here's a roundup of our favorite stories.

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• Crave blogger Eric Mack lives in rural New Mexico, where the views are beautiful, but the connectivity options are ugly. Read about his five-year journey to bring broadband to the boonies .

• Well, this is one way to recycle those old computer manuals collecting dust on your bookshelf.

• Not to be outdone by James Cameron, Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos will raise the Apollo 11 rockets from their watery grave .

• OK, we get that the RoboBonobo robot is aiding in studying the of ape language, but does it have to look so scary? Shudder.

• Oh, ultrabooks, we hardly knew ye. How the PC industry killed the ultrabook .

• Once again, the link between lizards and tech baffles us, but here it is revolutionizing the industry of adhesives .

• These FishClips aren't particularly high tech, but they're very important in the quest for preserving the freshness of pizza rolls.

• Is there anything our awesome readers can't do? Check out these amazing Draw Something creations !

• And speaking of Draw Something, if you can't beat 'em, buy 'em , right?

• There's a nasty rumor going around that the PlayStation 4 might not be backward-compatible with PS3 games. Would that affect your buying decision ?

• A laptop bag fit for hipsters.

• I survived 24 hours without tech , and I didn't even get a lousy T-shirt.

• The Crave podcast sailed into the sunset this week, but don't you cry. We'll be back soon, bigger and better than ever before. In the meantime, thanks to everyone who has tuned in over the years!

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