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How do you type 'goal' in Spanish? Can you say 'repetitive stress injury'?

Facebook's data team reports that World Cup watching users are having quite the O-gasms when they post news of goals.

By July 2, 2014

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One-man band plays impressive 'Star Wars' theme

Even Darth Vader would say "most impressive" if he saw street performer Anders Flanderz playing the "Star Wars" theme song.

By May 30, 2014

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Origami unfolds a new world of shape-shifting electronics

Researchers are using the geometry of paper folding to come up with futuristic antennas that can retract and compress.

By May 22, 2014

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Accordion-shaped solar tower captures more light

Because the cost of solar panels has dropped so much, designing three-dimensional structures to take in more light intake and boost power output now makes sense, according to researchers at MIT.

By March 26, 2012

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Ep. 56: Midi-chlorians vs. MIDI accordions

This week, Donald and Eric the future of mind-controlled televisions, and an iPad joystick that looks like Atari's vision of the future from the '80s. The horror of the MIDI accordion is revealed for what it is. And in Geek News, Donald and Eric sum up the unforgivable digital vandalism George Lucas has wrought on his masterpiece.

By September 6, 2011

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Crave 56: Midi-chlorians vs. MIDI accordions (podcast)

This week, Donald and Eric discuss the future of mind-controlled televisions, and an iPad joystick that looks like Atari's vision of the future from the '80s.

By September 6, 2011

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Grant Morrison: Google Glass is 'half-fish, half-man' (Q&A)

The influential author, who has created cult classic comics and written popular heroes like Batman and the X-Men, tells CNET's Seth Rosenblatt that as technology makes us superhuman, personal privacy will die -- and that's a good thing.

By May 26, 2013

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Meet the new champ of desktop speakers: Adam Audio F5

Move over Audioengine and Emotiva; the Adam Audio F5 is coming on strong.

By May 25, 2013

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Gates Foundation offers $100k for 'next-gen condom'

The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation believes that if condoms actually felt better to use, global health could improve substantially.

By March 22, 2013

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A new high in desktop speaker sound quality?

Adam Audio ARTist 3 speakers' radical tweeter design takes the sound to another level.

By May 9, 2012