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You could own a window from the Manhattan Project

This window, and the scientists who peered through it, witnessed work that changed the history of our planet. Now it can be yours for about $200,000.

By September 23, 2014

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The 'real' Jane Austen immortalised as waxwork

Working from a single confirmed portrait of the Regency author, a forensic artist has created what she believes to be the most accurate representation of Jane Austen possible.

By July 10, 2014

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NYPD tries to make nice on Twitter, makes a mess

With stunning naivete, the New York Police Department asks twitterers to post pictures of themselves with police officers. Go on, guess what happened.

By April 22, 2014

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To find lost jungle graves, beware of unexploded WWII bombs

The BentProp Project has been searching the Palauan jungle for years to find the remains of POWs and others executed by the Japanese. Unexploded WWII bombs make it a risky quest.

By April 20, 2014

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Apache Cassandra gets boost from Riptano (Q&A)

A new company has launched to support the popular Cassandra open-source database. In this Q&A with Riptano founder Matt Pfeil, we learn why Cassandra makes sense in the new way of Web architecture.

By May 2, 2010

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Steve Ballmer's replacement needs to make this phone call

If Microsoft's outgoing chief executive had listened to Ray Ozzie, Microsoft's incoming CEO would have a much easier go of it.

By November 27, 2013

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The shape-shifting seamstress of your cosplay dreams

Geek-costume creator Mel Hoppe tells Crave about her passion for transformation and the mini cosplay empire she's building from her base in Nevada.

By June 19, 2013

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Amazon aims new rentable servers at app developers

Amazon Web Services introduces new local SSD-backed servers in effort to lure developers to its cloud storage.

By July 19, 2012

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'Leap second bug' causes site, software crashes

The addition of an extra second to the world's atomic clocks was apparently too much for some popular Web sites and software platforms to take.

By July 1, 2012

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Open source powers big data index

Interest in open-source tooling and infrastructure for big data keeps growing among developers and traditionally proprietary companies.

By June 13, 2012