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Project Mosul to restore destroyed antiquities using 3D modelling

The priceless pieces of history destroyed by ISIS at the Mosul Museum may one day live again -- through 3D printing and one dedicated team.

By March 16, 2015

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Tomorrow Daily: 'Podtique' melds a 1936 antique radio with modern podcasting

Designer Roderick Mann had old-fashioned radio serials in mind when he took a 1936 Goldentone radio and replaced its innards with fresh tech. Now, he can listen to new podcasts that sound like old shows, with a device that looks antique but works for the modern age.

By January 19, 2015

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Tomorrow Daily 114: Hospital robots, Amazon's movie plans, an antique podcast machine and more

On today's show, Bryan Bishop of "The Film Vault" fills in for a sick Khail. Our stories include a fleet of robots at a San Francisco hospital, Amazon Original Movies announced, an antique radio converted into a podcast player and a Kickstarter for an under-desk foot hammock.

By January 19, 2015

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Listen to the creepy voices of Thomas Edison's talking dolls

A new technique for salvaging recordings from delicate antiques has allowed Thomas Edison's talking dolls to find their lost voices.

By May 5, 2015

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Antique sofa finds balance through robotics

A 170-year-old sofa balances upright on a single leg thanks to orientation machinery used in satellites.

By August 28, 2013

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U.S. Navy dolphins find antique torpedo

Dolphins trained by the U.S. military to find objects underwater have uncovered a late 19th century torpedo off the California coast.

By May 20, 2013

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Nick Offerman's handcrafted wood emojis‬ make chats hard

Why toy with digital emojis when you can impress others with smiley faces, cats and poop symbols made from solid oak by "Parks and Recreation" actor -- and craftsman -- Nick Offerman?

By November 14, 2014

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Chinese e-tailer Alibaba prices IPO at $68, raising $21.8B

In the largest initial public offering in US history, Alibaba raises funds to fuel its global ambitions.

By September 18, 2014

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Bill and Melinda Gates take a $1 million stand for gun control

The couple donates $1 million to support a Washington state initiative that would require criminal background checks on firearm sales at gun shows and online.

By August 27, 2014

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YouView adds Yesterday and Really - yes really - to catch-up

YouView has today added Yesterday and really added Really to its lineup of catchup TV channels.

By January 22, 2014