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Does Facebook need a cemetery?

The creators of the Sanctri app believe there needs to be a separate place on Facebook to mourn the dead and honor them.

By November 21, 2013

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Google Street View sets out to map Arlington Cemetery

Nearing the 150th anniversary of the iconic cemetery, Google Maps straps on its Trekker backpack to photograph the graveyard's sweeping views and hundreds of thousands of tombstones.

By October 21, 2013

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Off with your head: Comic-Con stars virtual-reality thrills

"X-Men: Days of Future Past" gets a lot more real when you're Professor X searching for mutants on the Comic-Con floor. Hollywood's tapping Oculus Rift and virtual reality to make offerings more immersive.

By July 28, 2014

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D-Day: 70th anniversary in pictures

A photo tour of Omaha and Utah beaches, and the Normandy American Cemetery, 70 years after D-Day.

By June 5, 2014

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Leave a flower for the fallen in virtual 'Game of Thrones' graveyard

Pay your respects in this online memorial to those who met their ends in Westeros and beyond. But be careful, this graveyard is haunted by spoilers.

By June 12, 2014

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Trace the past with NY Public Library's Open Access Maps Project

GPS can't quite capture the beauty of historical maps. Thanks to the Lionel Pincus & Princess Firyal Map Division at the New York Public Library, 20,000 high-res maps are now available for download.

By April 7, 2014

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Behold Google Street View's Taj Mahal imagery

In its quest to document all corners of the Earth, the mapping giant explores 30 of India's national treasures.

By February 20, 2014

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Would you 'like' a Facebook 'sympathize' button?

Automatic expressions of sympathy may come to Facebook, but a dislike button remains the stuff of fantasy.

By December 10, 2013

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Google Doodle honors pioneer programmer Grace Hopper

The developer of COBOL, which allowed computers to handle words instead of just numbers, would have been 107 years old on Monday.

By December 9, 2013

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'Sherlock' interactive trailer: Clues, and a magnificent mustache

The new trailer for season 3 of the BBC's "Sherlock" debuts with never-before-seen video footage and photos embedded in the trailer itself. Be warned: Spoilers ahead.

By December 9, 2013