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Driver follows GPS off disused bridge, and wife dies, police say

Technically Incorrect: Sheriffs in Indiana say that a man was following his GPS too slavishly and drove his car onto a ramp leading to a demolished bridge.

By March 30, 2015

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Chicago schools opt for paper and pencil over online tests

Technically Incorrect: Some schools in the Chicago area decide that the traditional methods of testing kids are more reliable.

By March 2, 2015

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Google Express targets shoppers in Chicago, Boston, Washington

Google's shopping service is going beyond the confines of California and New York, bringing with it a new name and $95/year membership pricing.

By October 14, 2014

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Chicago strong with the Force due to George Lucas' museum

The Lucas Museum of Narrative Art will officially make its home in the Windy City. The museum, set to open in 2018, will trace the evolution of the visual image from illustration to film.

By June 25, 2014

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Coachella, Lollapalooza ban selfie sticks

The upcoming Coachella and Lollapalooza music festivals have joined a growing number of events worldwide forbidding selfie sticks on the grounds.

By March 29, 2015

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See how the 'Interstellar' robots walked on set as life-sized puppets, not CGI

A fascinating behind-the-scenes video shows how mobile metal cabinets TARS and CASE really walked among the actors of Christopher Nolan's sci-fi opus.

By March 27, 2015

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A nice handheld flamethrower? How handy

Technically Incorrect: Monday sees the launch of the XM42, which claims to be the first ever legally available portable flamethrower.

By March 22, 2015

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The amazing facets of Chicago's incredible 'Bean' (pictures)

In Chicago for Road Trip 2013, CNET's Daniel Terdiman went to visit Anish Kapoor's masterpiece, 'Cloud Gate,' known to all as 'The Bean.'

13 Images By July 5, 2013

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PlayStation Vue vs. Sling TV: Streaming live TV compared

PlayStation Vue is the new TV service from Sony that starts at $50 per month. Its competitor Sling TV starts at $20 per month. Both use the Internet to stream numerous live TV channels as well as VOD, and both are free from long-term contracts. So how do they stack up?

By March 18, 2015

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Google Maps for iOS adds four new features

Version 4.4.0 adds full-screen map viewing, simplified direction-finding and other handy extras.

By March 20, 2015