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Chess Rally

Play chess over the Internet, against the computer, or by e-mail.

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3D print your own chess set designed by Marcel Duchamp

A group of creators on Thingiverse have been 3D printing their own interpretations of a chess set designed by conceptual artist Marcel Duchamp.

By July 7, 2014

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Chess app lets you get whupped by a child prodigy

Pit yourself against chess prodigy Magnus Carlsen when he was just 5, or take him on in his current role as a grandmaster champion.

By February 26, 2014

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Taxidermy chess: Play with rooks and dead rodents

The best-laid schemes of mice and... well, mice. Intimidating opponents is even easier when playing chess with dead mice. Artist Rachael Garcia explains why having a chess set you can pet is fun.

By December 10, 2013

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3D print your own ancient artefacts for a home museum

A selection of museum artefacts, starting from prehistoric times, can now be downloaded as 3D models to print at home.

By December 4, 2014

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Molecules app picks up where The Elements left off

The sequel to Theodore Gray's acclaimed chemistry iPad app The Elements leads you into the wonderful world of molecules.

By November 16, 2014

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'Mad Men' types needed: Sort through vintage New York Times ads

A world of mini-skirt, fiberglass car and Paul Newman movie ads awaits you with the New York Times' Madison, a project that asks the public to dig through vintage advertising.

By October 16, 2014

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Computer beats human pro at Japanese chess

The Ponanza program is one of five taking on human masters in the game of shogi. Is this the endgame for our "superior" brains?

By April 2, 2013

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Unpublished Ray Bradbury poem, more estate items up for auction

An estate auction offers a glimpse into Ray Bradbury's life and belongings, which range from original artwork for "The Illustrated Man" to a gardening tool used by George Bernard Shaw.

By September 23, 2014

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Blizzard's Hearthstone: Building a truly digital card game

CNET speaks to Hearthstone's developers about creating "story moments", "unexpected surprises", and villains that act like jerks.

By August 25, 2014

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Amazon selling customizable, 3D-printed products

The products, which range from jewelry and toys to home decor and tech accessories, can be personalized with choices of material, size, style, color, text, and images.

By July 28, 2014