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Voyager 1, NASA's 1977 iPod, turns 35

Carrying the Sounds of Earth record to the distant stars, Voyager 1 is approaching the cusp of our solar system in search of alien civilizations that can play 8-track tapes.

By Sep. 5, 2012

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Magnus Walker's got Porsche 911 Turbo fever

Legendary Porsche collector and modifier, Magnus Walker, has developed a new obsession. He's turned to the turbo side of the force and is on the hunt for pristine 930-type 911 Turbos.

By Oct. 28, 2013

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NASA's Voyager I hit by third solar 'tsunami'

After traveling for 37 years, Voyager I is recording pulses from the sun that confirm it has entered a different region near the edge of the solar system called interstellar space.

By Jul. 8, 2014

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A feast of Hollywood's best visual effects (video)

Compilation shows the magic from every Academy Award for Best Visual Effects in film since 1977.

By Jan. 31, 2014

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Han Solo always shoots first in this animated short

Did Han Solo shoot first, or was it Greedo? This animated video from Dorkly attempts to set the record straight once and for all.

By Jul. 8, 2014

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To infinity and beyond! NASA's Voyager bids solar system adieu

The spacecraft, launched 36 years ago, has become the first human-made object to exit our solar system.

By Sep. 12, 2013

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Original 'Star Wars' film getting remade in Minecraft

A Minecraft user is painstakingly re-creating the original 1977 film "Star Wars" entirely in Minecraft. May the blocky force be with him.

By Jul. 16, 2014

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Early days of the PC with Radio Shack's TRS-80

Introducing affordable electronics to America, including computers, stereo receivers, and cellular phones, Radio Shack arguably did more for the culture of digital consumerism in the United States than any other company.

By Aug. 18, 2013

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Obscure American Car: Lincoln Versailles

Dan Duncan provides us with a look back at some obscure American metal. This time it's the Lincoln Versailles' time in the spotlight.

By Sep. 15, 2013

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Caution: This site will trigger your midlife crisis

A nerdy new Web app puts your life in perspective, proving once and for all that you're getting old.

By Jun. 9, 2014