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1930s

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1930s phone without the wires

Retro look updated with 900MHz

By Dec. 5, 2006

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1930s aircraft an inspiration for 100 mpg cars

EcoMotors is concocting an engine with two pistons in one honking cylinder. It harks back to what plane engineers tinkered with in the 1930s.

By Jan. 15, 2008

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Google Doodle honors author John Steinbeck

The author of such classics as "Of Mice and Men" and "The Grapes of Wrath" would have been 112 on Thursday.

By Feb. 27, 2014

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When the Bay Bridge towered over San Francisco

A new exhibit at San Francisco's de Young museum showcases photographs and art of the construction of the Bay Bridge in the mid- to late '30s.

By Feb. 1, 2014

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Let them eat Yoda: A geek food feast full of fun and failure

Spider-Man crackers, "Star Wars" fruit gummies, Super Mario soup, and other geek tie-in foods cry out for a taste test. Crave's Amanda Kooser answers the call.

By Mar. 14, 2014

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The Morgan Aero Coupe is an experience you'll never forget

The vast majority of cars on sale today aren't all that exciting, when you think about. By and large, the drama has gone from our rides, though Morgan has created more than enough to go round with the Aero Coupe.

By Nov. 21, 2013

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Leeds to get Doctor Who-style phone boxes with free Wi-Fi

Blue 1930s-style phone boxes will soon spring up around Leeds, offering free Wi-Fi and other facilities.

By Jun. 29, 2013

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DIY spy: Make your own WWII Enigma Machine

Make Alan Turing proud by crafting your own replica of the historic Enigma cryptomachine with this extensive tutorial by ST-Geotronics.

By Dec. 30, 2013

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How tech's culture war feeds the art of the outrageous

If the clash between Silicon Valley and the nontech community is indeed "class warfare," as some have suggested, then there's an arms race for shock value.

By Feb. 15, 2014

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Google Map of handgun owners posted online isn't exactly accurate

The Journal News, a local New York paper, decides to post a map of all those who own handguns in the area. Like so much that's online, it contains errors -- massive errors.

By Jan. 28, 2013