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Pew pew! Scientists hatch plan to laser-blast space junk

Scientists have come up with a very video game-like way to take out orbiting space debris using ground-based lasers.

By March 10, 2014

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Pew pew! Missile Command invades YouTube

YouTube lets you get your retro game on with a fun Easter egg that anyone can do. Here's how to play.

By August 8, 2013

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Pew: Most young Americans support Snowden

Fifty-seven percent of people ages 18 and 29 say Edward Snowden "served the public interest" by leaking NSA data. That figure falls to 35 percent among those older than 65.

By January 22, 2014

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Fishing in space: Nets could snag space junk

Removing old satellites from orbit may one day happen in much the same way a fisherman scoops up schools of fish.

By March 23, 2015

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82-year-old uses Internet for the first time -- and it blows her mind

Kerstin Wolgers Googles, Skypes, Instagrams, tweets and fields more than 2,400 questions from Reddit users curious about her first Internet experience.

By March 18, 2015

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What people said about Facebook in 2005: 'It puts you on a more real level'

This "CBS Evening News" story from 2005 covered what college students thought about the new website at the time and includes an interview with a young Mark Zuckerberg.

By March 15, 2015

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A new driver for math and science education -- Nascar

Technically Incorrect: Driving cars fast is driven by data. So America's foremost racing organization decides it must step forward to teach kids math and science.

By February 22, 2015

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35% of Americans now own a tablet, Pew says

Pew Internet Research reports a notable spike in tablet ownership, which is up 10 percent from a year ago among Americans.

By October 18, 2013

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In shift, hackers want your identity, not just your credit card

Data breaches rose 49 percent last year, says a study. And hackers are changing their priorities from short-term spending sprees with stolen card info to long-term mischief with your identity.

By February 12, 2015

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Will Obama finally change cybersecurity in America?

President Barack Obama formally presents his cybersecurity proposals to the nation, but experts fear it's too little, too late to make a major impact on Americans' lives.

By January 20, 2015