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Appliance Science: The illuminating physics behind LED lights

LED lights are the latest thing in home lighting, using less energy and lasting longer than their incandescent cousins. How do they work? Find out in the latest installment of Appliance Science.

By November 18, 2014

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The Internet in the era of VHS

Technologist Andy Baio has collected and uploaded to YouTube series of documentaries about the Internet on VHS from the 80s and 90s.

By November 17, 2014

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What the CraveCast lost and found in space

November was a whirl of space news, and on this month's show we couldn't get enough of epic sexy math, Twitter's contribution to world space programs and the truth about ancient Mars.

By November 20, 2014

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Google boosts Turing Award computing prize to $1 million

Computer scientists no longer need have Nobel envy -- at least financially. A Google cash infusion quadrupled the size of the top computer science prize.

By November 14, 2014

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How Alibaba turned 1111 into $$$$

Sad and lonely? Alibaba says buy yourself something nice on "11.11," when China's unattached celebrate being single.

By November 9, 2014

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Internet Arcade puts 900 free coin-op games in your browser

The Internet Archive unveils a massive library of arcade games playable in a browser to both entertain us and offer a fascinating look into gaming history.

By November 3, 2014

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What's Darth Vader doing riding a bus?

Photographer Thomas Dagg superimposes characters and symbols from the "Star Wars" universe onto everyday images from life here on Earth. The results will whisk you to a galaxy not so far, far away.

By October 29, 2014

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YouTube chief 'optimistic' site will launch music service 'soon'

Susan Wojcicki dodges a question about YouTube's expected music subscription product, saying at the Recode mobile conference that her company is "working on it."

By October 27, 2014

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Lowly DSL poised for gigabit speed boost

Internet service providers are getting a new option called G.fast that can extend the lifespan of existing copper phone lines yet again.

By October 21, 2014

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FBI director demands access to private cell phone data

To stop terrorists and other criminals, cell phones should have encryption backdoors to enable US government surveillance, argues FBI Director James Comey.

By October 16, 2014