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Hear Super Mario played on an ancient Chinese instrument

Li-Jin Lee of the Taiwan Philharmonic plays the music from Super Mario on an instrument millennia old -- and it sounds amazing.

By Feb. 27, 2014

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Ancient footprints found along England's coast

Emerging from the veil of time, footprints along a Norfolk beach are thought to be the oldest ever discovered outside of Africa.

By Feb. 7, 2014

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How Navy supercomputers help sailors beat an ancient nemesis

At the Fleet Numerical Meteorology & Oceanography Center in Monterey, Calif., the U.S. Navy produces some of the world's best maritime weather forecasts. CNET Road Trip 2012 investigated.

By Jun. 20, 2012

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NASA re-creates ancient Mars on YouTube

As the space agency prepares to launch a new Martian probe, it shows us a warmer, wetter Red Planet.

By Nov. 13, 2013

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Mars crater might be remnant of an ancient supervolcano

Scientists reevaluate what they thought was a massive impact crater on Mars. It may actually have had a much more fiery past.

By Oct. 23, 2013

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Spock, Thor, other geek icons meet ancient Egypt (images)

Artist Josh Ln reimagines geek stars from Captain Kirk to X-Men as Egyptian gods in his series "Hero-glyphics." See what happens when modern geeks go back -- way back -- in time.

7 Images By Jan. 21, 2014

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Apple's ancient iPhones open new territories

Apple is using its older phones to play in emerging markets and attract first-time buyers to the iOS ecosystem and perhaps to pave the way for a new lower-cost iPhone.

By Jul. 23, 2013

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Massive 5-ton steel wheel stars in ancient Greek drama

"Prometheus Bound," thought to have first been performed around 450 B.C., gets a modern twist with a highly engineered 23-foot kinetic wheel that serves as the play's centerpiece.

By Jul. 31, 2013

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Ancient Egyptians wore space bling made from meteorites

More than a hundred years after the discovery of some ancient Egyptian iron beads, scientists finally determine their origin.

By May. 31, 2013

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Sony NGP lands in ancient coliseum

Crave UK was so blown away by the dimensions of the console, it asked readers to illustrate the gargantuan girth with some creative Photoshopping.

By Feb. 25, 2011