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Sonar finds intact 'ghost ship' off the Hawaiian coast

A research team surveying the sea floor off the coast of O'ahu has found an intact ship sitting upright under 2,000 feet of water.

By December 8, 2014

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Be a code breaker: Enigma machines up for auction

Bid on a piece of WWII spy history with an unprecedented collection of cipher machines and accessories up for sale at Christie's auction house through Dec. 3.

By December 2, 2014

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You could own a window from the Manhattan Project

This window, and the scientists who peered through it, witnessed work that changed the history of our planet. Now it can be yours for about $200,000.

By September 23, 2014

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Back to the future: Shindo's magical speakers

The Audiophiliac is shaken and stirred by the sound of these astonishing speakers.

By August 2, 2014

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From Utah Beach to Kabul: How Army gear changed since D-Day

The basics are the same: A uniform, a helmet, boots, a rucksack, and a rifle. But that's about the only similarities between what a D-Day soldier and one in Afghanistan took into combat.

By June 6, 2014

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French WWII POWs built hidden camera, filmed Nazis

French soldiers held in a Nazi prison camp during WWII managed to smuggle in parts to construct a movie camera and film their escape attempt.

By August 7, 2013

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Skunk Works: 70 years of cutting-edge aircraft

In June 1943, Lockheed made a bold pitch to the U.S. Army that it could build a jet fighter, and build it fast. Since then, the Skunk Works has conjured up the U-2, the SR-71, the F-117, and more, and it's still going strong.

By June 23, 2013

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Cathedral of steam: Inside Albuquerque's abandoned locomotive shops

What do "The Avengers," "Transformers," and "Terminator Salvation" have in common? They all filmed at the abandoned steam locomotive repair shops in Albuquerque, N.M.

By April 4, 2013

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Hackers reveal over 400,000 Yahoo passwords

Over 400,000 passwords from the Yahoo Voice domain have been compromised in an attack.

By July 12, 2012

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Internet co-creator Vint Cerf welcomes IPv6 elbow room (Q&A)

Google's Internet evangelist, responsible for the address shortage on today's Internet, is anxious for IPv6 improvements. Also: his views on U.N. regulation, censorship, bandwidth caps, and .google.

By June 5, 2012