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'Fatbergs' choking London sewers to be used for energy

The world's largest fat-fueled power station will generate some 130 GWh a year. And "fat icebergs" won't end up in landfill sites.

By April 25, 2013

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The worst bosses aren't like Darth Vader anymore

Buried in a survey about work software is the revelation that the boss who makes workers life a misery is more like Mr. Burns from 'The Simpsons.'

By August 19, 2014

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Ferguson, Mo., police agree: Everyone can film us

The ACLU in Missouri meets with authorities to clarify the First Amendment right of anyone to film the police, as long as those filming aren't obstructive.

By August 16, 2014

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Alleged Comcast customer service handbook: 'Take Control'

The release of a handbook purportedly given to customer-retention agents reveals an intense series of steps to stop customers from leaving.

By August 5, 2014

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Watch teaser for 'Family Guy'-'The Simpsons' crossover episode

Check out this nearly-five-minute preview of the upcoming episode where Peter Griffin and Homer Simpson finally meet.

By July 30, 2014

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GoTenna creates a cell network out of thin air anywhere on Earth

The Brooklyn-based startup is offering a solution for off-the-grid travelers who need low-cost connectivity for their smartphone -- and it doesn't rely on satellites.

By July 17, 2014

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'Star Wars' Galactic Empire invades a German airport

This fan-made fake set leak shows what it might look like if the Galactic Empire had a hub at Germany's Frankfurt airport.

By July 7, 2014

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Is your hotel trying to choke you with an iPhone app?

In an effort to save money (and annoy guests), hotels are preventing you from making your hotel room cold. And it's all controlled by a little iPhone app.

By January 27, 2013

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Leaping lightsabers! Sweat to the Force with a Jedi workout

Ready for Help Me Obi-wan Kenobi You're My Only Hope Squats? Downsize Fitness develops a Jedi workout to get "Star Wars" fans fit for May the 4th.

By May 2, 2014

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Sprint chairman: US market needs real price war

Masayoshi Son tells attendees at the CCA Expo in Texas that the company needs more than its partnerships with rural operators to take on the duopoly of AT&T and Verizon.

By March 27, 2014