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See where 26 asteroids smacked Earth with A-bomb force

The B612 Foundation highlights the fact that asteroids come a-knockin' 3 to 10 times more frequently than previously thought. But don't freak out; most explode too high up to cause damage on the ground.

By April 22, 2014

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Rare footage captures real sound of 1953 A-bomb blast

Also: Watch commanding general describe reaction of troops sent to Ground Zero shortly after the bomb detonates.

By July 13, 2012

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Would you do the Dewitos? Doritos-flavored Mountain Dew might be a real thing

Gross or brilliant? Reports seem to indicate that PepsiCo is testing a soft drink that combines the cheesy flavor of Doritos chips with the sugar-bomb soda Mountain Dew.

By November 7, 2014

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Twitter teams with women's group on anti-harassment tool

Women, Action & the Media -- one of the groups behind the #FBrape campaign that prompted a policy change from Facebook -- is working with Twitter to improve the social-media service's response to online harassment.

By November 8, 2014

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'We are made of star stuff': A quick lesson on how

Carl Sagan famously said that the death of ancient stars helped to create us. Huh? Here's a quick primer on what he meant.

By November 3, 2014

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24-hour gaming marathon raises $5.1 million for sick kids

Extra Life's event, held over the weekend, benefits Children's Miracle Network Hospitals.

By October 27, 2014

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Hand 'exoglove' lets you touch a virtual world

A Chinese robotics company claims to have invented an "exoglove" that provides force feedback to let you touch and feel digital objects.

By October 26, 2014

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British comedy 'IT Crowd' gets another shot at US remake

Geeky Brits Moss, Roy and Jen will return to TV -- but this time as unappreciated American computer nerds. Can Internet, soccer and quizmaster jokes translate from across the pond?

By October 22, 2014

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Anita Sarkeesian cancels speech in wake of threats

After an anonymous email threatens a deadly school shooting, the feminist media critic backs out of a speaking engagement at Utah State University.

By October 14, 2014

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Get a retro Bluetooth speaker for $29.99 shipped

The Wolverine evokes the golden age of radio, but with decidedly modern innards.

By October 13, 2014