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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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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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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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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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'Star Wars Rebels' unveils Kanan, 'the cowboy Jedi'

The new Disney series, which takes place between the "Star Wars" prequels and the original films, has a new character -- and he's a "gunslinger" voiced by Freddie Prinze Jr.

By Feb. 12, 2014

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Lego Sandcrawler rolls through 'Star Wars' universe

New $300 set brings Jawas' Sandcrawler from "Episode IV" to life, with 3,296 pieces and seven minifigures -- including Luke, C-3PO, R2-D2, and four Jawas.

By Mar. 7, 2014

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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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'Star Wars Rebels' gets propaganda poster treatment

To promote its forthcoming TV special and series, Lucasfilm has put out a series of stunning artistic posters.

By Feb. 6, 2014

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Google Doodle sings praises for opera star Maria Callas

The late opera icon who died at the age of 53 would have been 90 years old on December 2.

By Dec. 2, 2013