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Miss Alabama's beautiful confusion about NSA surveillance

During the Miss USA pageant, Alabama's representative showed how difficult the core ideas behind surveillance methods are to grasp.

By June 17, 2013

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Diver's delight: From oil rig to teeming fish habitat

The Rigs to Reefs program has transformed 450 oil rigs in the Gulf of Mexico into reefs that host teeming fish populations. CNET Road Trip 2014 dove a rig for an up-close look.

By July 30, 2014

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Why Raytheon dumped a decades-old way to make missiles

When Raytheon decided to build a new missile factory, it brought in new technologies and replaced a manual-intensive process that was prone to mistakes.

By June 16, 2014

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Watch Forrest Gump run in 8-bit

Watch this awesome remake of the film "Forrest Gump" as if it were an 8-bit video game.

By May 14, 2014

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Philips SlimStyle LED earns Energy Star certification

The energy efficient, flat-shaped bulb will now retail for less than $4 in many parts of the US, and for as little as $1.97 in at least one market.

By April 24, 2014

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Why does a two-bit Alabama town have two spy drones?

The town of Gadsden, Ala., has 100,000 inhabitants and two UAVs. The police chief says he has no idea why, even though they've been there for two years. He claims they've never been used.

By May 2, 2012

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Wow. Such fast. Dogecoin to sponsor Nascar racer

Enthusiastic Dogecoin-toting Reddit users pooled together a chunk of cryptocurrency change to sponsor a Nascar driver at Talladega Superspeedway.

By March 26, 2014

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Download Captain Philips, get the ebook free at Sainsburys

If the Tom Hanks-starring movie Captain Phillips floats your boat, download it from Sainsburys to get the book free.

By February 7, 2014

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Google bestows author Zora Neale Hurston her own doodle

Showing an illustrated portrait of the writer, along with a backdrop that easily fits into her acclaimed novel "Their Eyes Were Watching God," the Web giant pays homage to the great American author.

By January 7, 2014

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Is there anything wrong with being an insane Apple fanboy?

Walt Mossberg of the newly-constituted Recode makes an appeal for civilized behavior among fanboys of Apple and other brands. Is he asking for too much?

By January 5, 2014