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Sikorsky S-97 helicopter shoots for speed with unusual design

It's not every day you see a helicopter that looks like this. But that unconventional rotor placement will help drive the S-97's exceptional speed.

By October 3, 2014

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Sea plankton found on the outer surface of the ISS

Astronauts collecting samples on the International Space Station have found traces of sea plankton, and are baffled as to how it got there.

By August 20, 2014

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Man makes 'humorous' mugshot his Facebook profile pic

Robert Burt's new mugshot shows him wearing a T-shirt depicting his previous mugshot. Art or asinine?

By August 18, 2014

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Android skins: What you should know

I'll show you how the big cell phone companies leave their mark on Android by altering the design of Google's mobile operating system.

By August 13, 2014

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Microsoft's Surface Pro 3 wins plaudits for display, says researcher

Microsoft's newest 12-inch tablet has one of the best displays of any tablet out there, according to DisplayMate Technologies. That's no mean feat.

By July 30, 2014

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Boeing's 777X plans: Big windows, lots of air, and robot manufacturing

The company is copying passenger-friendly details from its 787 Dreamliner into its upcoming 777X wide-body passenger jet, the company announces at the Farnborough airshow.

By July 15, 2014

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FBI discovers Twitter-speak, starts a dictionary

U.S. government investigators have compiled an 83-page list of Twitter shorthand, including some acronyms we bet you've never used.

By June 17, 2014

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How to prepare your TV for watching the World Cup

In a few short weeks the world will be consumed by soccer, er, football. Whether you're a casual, every-four-year watcher or a die-hard hooligan, here's a few ideas to improve the watching and listening experience.

By May 30, 2014

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HTC One M8: the camera review

The smartphone camera wars continue with the HTC One M8's ultrapixel sensor stepping up to the plate. Does it have what it takes to become a standalone camera replacement?

By April 10, 2014

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Dolphin translator chirps out first word

Scientists working on a two-way dolphin communicator have made a breakthrough -- their device may have translated a single whistle in real time.

By April 2, 2014