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Fox's Bill O'Reilly: Gadgets got Obama elected

The Fox News presenter says iPads and the like made it easier to present a candidate's image that was "false" to narcissistic young people.

By July 29, 2014

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Deep thoughts from aquanauts: Meet the Mission 31 undersea team

Who would live underwater for weeks at a time -- and in view of the public? Get to know Fabien Cousteau and his crew doing it for science, bragging rights, and, uh, the freeze-dried food.

By June 1, 2014

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UFOs inspire design of Austrian mountain retreat

A village in the Tyrolean Alps now houses Ufogel, a vacation getaway that looks like a cross between an unidentified flying object and a space-age barn.

By January 31, 2014

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The Macintosh turns 30: Going the distance

Apple's Macintosh arrived with great fanfare, but the computer that aimed to show why 1984 wouldn't be like "1984" barely made its debut. Here's the story of how it came to be.

By January 21, 2014

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Waze finally shows up in desktop Google Maps

Waze's real-time traffic conditions come to Google Maps for desktops, along with more Street View in step-by-step directions and auto-generated tours.

By November 6, 2013

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Epic point-of-view video lets you fly like an eagle

An alleged video of an eagle with a camera attached to its back soars spectularly over the Alps. Hopefully the footage is real.

By September 18, 2013

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Taking touch beyond the screen with futuristic human interface concepts at CEATEC 2013

Japan's biggest annual consumer electronics show is always home to some fascinating conceptual gadgets. We take a look at a few new ways of interacting with devices from this year's CEATEC.

By October 3, 2013

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Bid to cross Atlantic in flying rowboat fizzles, balloonist rescued

Ambitious stunt doesn't quite fly, as Canadian news chopper picks up North Carolina man who landed in Newfoundland.

By September 13, 2013

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In the Alps, building the world's longest tunnel (photos)

Road Trip 2011: Deep below the Swiss Alps, the Gotthard Tunnel is almost done. It will double the country's capacity of cargo transit.

25 Images By June 7, 2011

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The secret door to Google's hidden world

Google Street View hides a lot of buried treasure of gorgeous interactive panoramas of places captured by the Street View cameras — website Secret Door lets you in.

By February 25, 2013