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arctic

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Arctic Monkeys and Pink Floyd spinning record sales of vinyl records

Two distinct types of music lovers are buying LPs in numbers not seen since the 1990s.

By November 27, 2014

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Astounding shots from the sharpest new satellite in space (pictures)

From an Arctic mine to refugees fleeing fighting in the Middle East, DigitalGlobe's WorldView-3 commercial satellite caught all aspects of life on Earth in 2014, with more detail than ever.

18 Images By December 9, 2014

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Bedjet heater (or cooler) blows the arctic (or tropics) away

Toast your tootsies or chill out up to your chin with Bedjet's Kickstarter project, a gadget that keeps your bed in the temperate zone.

By December 10, 2013

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Why our drone future is for real -- someday

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos wants to ship goods using unmanned aircraft. Some are skeptical, others nervous, but drones already are improving the way we live.

By December 16, 2014

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FAA said to be imposing strict rules on commercial drone use

The FAA's anticipated ruling is expected to impose a number of tough restrictions for operators such as requiring licenses and limiting flights to daylight hours.

By November 24, 2014

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Underwater robot reveals the mysteries of Antarctic ice

An underwater robot has been used to produce the first detailed, high-resolution 3D maps of Antarctic sea ice.

By November 24, 2014

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Inside Facebook's Arctic data center (pictures)

Facebook's first data center outside of the United States is up and running. The 290,000-square-foot facility in Lulea, Sweden is now churning through status updates, messages, and photos from users around the world.

14 Images By June 12, 2013

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Facebook turns on data center at edge of the Arctic Circle

With lots of water and the cool Nordic climate, Facebook is lowering its cost to operate a data center and improving its environmental friendliness.

By June 12, 2013

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Lego ends partnership with Shell over Greenpeace campaign

Lego has succumbed to pressure from Greenpeace over its long-term promotional contract with petroleum giant Shell.

By October 9, 2014

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Google Street View combs the Arabian desert via camel

The search giant's Street View images take you on a virtual tour of the Liwa Desert in the United Arab Emirates.

By October 8, 2014