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Set up custom cleaning boundaries for your robot vacuum

If you've ever wanted more control over where your robot vacuum can clean, this how-to is for you.

By May 2, 2014

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Creating custom boundaries for your robot vacuum

Don't want your robot vacuum cleaning the wrong places? Take a look at the different ways to cut it off.

By May 2, 2014

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Bloodhound SSC: Breaking the boundaries

Practical mechanics escapes many people. Others can happily maintain a bicycle, or build their own engine. But how many people can build a car capable of over 1,000mph? These people can.

By January 27, 2014

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Jeff Bezos' rocket company to start suborbital test flights this year

After an extensive series of test flights, Blue Origin hopes to begin launching people, payloads or both as a commercial endeavor.

By April 7, 2015

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Welcome back, Brontosaurus!

After over a century with its unique genus status declared null, the Brontosaurus has been officially declared distinct from Apatosaurus.

By April 7, 2015

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Never put your speakers on the floor

That's just plain wrong, because putting any small speaker down there forfeits a major share of its sound quality.

By March 4, 2015

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The best budget 'phablets' you can buy (roundup)

Check out these impressive big-screen smartphones that won't cause a big drain on your wallet.

By February 2, 2015

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Hyundai Santa Cruz concept is part compact crossover, part pickup truck, 100% unexpected

With an efficient diesel engine and an extendable bed, the Santa Cruz aims to be a compact pickup for millennials who don't want or need a truck.

By January 13, 2015

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35 years later, Voyager nears our solar system's boundary

One year after Apple's first computer debuted, Voyager lifted off. Now, scientists eagerly await the big moment when it crosses into interstellar space.

By June 27, 2013

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Curiosity discovers how water shaped the landscape of Mars

Much like how the flow of water on Earth carved out the shape of the land, so too did it sculpt the surface of Mars, once upon a time.

By December 8, 2014