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Tomorrow Daily 081: A 3D video from the ISS, E.T. landfill cartridges hit eBay, and more

Widely considered one of the worst games of all time, "E.T." for Atari 2600 was so terrible, unsold copies were dumped in a landfill. Now, after an excavation earlier this year, those dirty cartridges are hitting eBay, and they're pretty pricey.

By November 5, 2014

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Tomorrow Daily 081: A 3D video from the ISS, E.T. landfill cartridges hit eBay, and more

On today's show, we check out a water sphere floating in microgravity (courtesy of the astronauts onboard the International Space Station), debate bidding on the Atari 2600 E.T. games dug up from a landfill, and discuss an EFF request that could revive abandoned online games.

By November 5, 2014

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Not so fast: Environmental concerns halt Atari E.T. cartridge dig

Filmmakers planned to excavate millions of the cartridges, buried as part of Atari's 'corporate shame,' but New Mexico regulators say an environmental report is required first.

By March 21, 2014

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8bit Harmonica: Blow into your cartridge for music

A Japanese tinkerer calling himself Basami Sentaku on YouTube has built electronic panpipes out of old Famicom cartridges.

By January 13, 2014

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Ex-IBM engineer builds innovative phono cartridges

Soundsmith's Peter Ledermann not only makes a full line of highly innovative phono cartridges -- the company also offers amplifiers and speakers.

By December 22, 2013

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Dear Microsoft: Why does Outlook 2013 cost $110?

Commentary: Consumers who seek a decent desktop mail client must pay a steep premium. But why?

By December 5, 2014

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How to recycle your electronics and gadgets

From TVs to computers, it's important to recycle electronics rather than tossing them in the trash. Here's a handy list of where and how you can get rid of unwanted gadgets.

By December 2, 2014

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Forget flares. Next time you're in trouble, send up a balloon

A device now seeking funding on Kickstarter offers a better way to get help when you need it -- by sending a helium balloon 150 feet in the air.

By November 21, 2014

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Pioneer PLX-1000: A DJ turntable an audiophile can love?

Pioneer's new super-solid PLX-1000 turntable shakes up the Audiophiliac.

By November 8, 2014

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What's your bid? Landfilled Atari games now on eBay

Some of the spoils from an Atari excavation of a New Mexico landfill (yep, even E.T.) are now up for auction, but don't expect to be able to play the games.

By November 5, 2014