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Saturn's blings: Diamonds may float in the planet's atmosphere

Researchers believe diamond rain and hail are present on Jupiter and Saturn, and that future generations could send robots to harvest such precious precipitation.

By October 18, 2013

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Apple's iPhone 6 show under a cloud after leak of nude pics

The leak of nude celebrity photos inevitably muddies the atmosphere of what promised to be CEO Tim Cook's most exciting launch presentation. What can Apple do about it?

By September 3, 2014

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Coffee shop bans laptops and tablets, business grows

A Vermont bakery and coffee shop shuts off its Wi-Fi and discovers that people quite like it.

By September 7, 2014

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CTIA's 'supershow' fights for relevancy despite rebranding

On the heels of IFA and in the shadow of Apple and T-Mobile, Super Mobility Week has the makings of a quiet alternative show.

By September 5, 2014

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Ocean XPrize reels in teams for acid tests

With sea life is in danger due to rising ocean acidification, the Wendy Schmidt Ocean XPrize kicks off with $2 million in prize money on the line for the best methods for measuring ocean pH levels.

By September 4, 2014

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'What If?': A terrific combination of the ridiculous and real

Learning how science and the world work is rarely is as much fun as in this book from Randall Munroe, the creator of the XKCD comic. It's good for kids and adults.

By September 2, 2014

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Google Lunar XPrize: Part-Time Scientists visit the moon in Germany

Eighteen teams are in a race to get to the moon, with a $30 million payoff. Team Part-Time Scientists recently explored a simulated lunar surface in Bremen, Germany.

By August 29, 2014

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Forget smartwatches, here's the connected hat

The Archos Music Beany is a woollen hat that plays music, and is joined by a smart Weather Station and musical lamp.

By August 26, 2014

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See what it's like to fly through an aurora in orbit

It looks like something from a '90s screensaver, but it's footage of the International Space Station flying through the northern (or maybe southern?) lights.

By August 25, 2014

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Twitter workers love the company's culture and values

The social network is No. 1 on Glassdoor's "Top 25 Companies for Culture and Values." Not far behind are Google, Facebook, and Apple.

By August 22, 2014