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History's first OMG directed at Winston Churchill?

Turns out the oft-used abbreviation has its origins in a British Naval dialogue.

By Aug. 16, 2012

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Google Maps charts the frozen home of the polar bear

Thanks to a Street View camera bolted to a specially designed "tundra buggy," Google Maps shows a bear's-eye view of Churchill, Manitoba, nestled within one of the world's largest polar bear populations.

By Feb. 27, 2014

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Canadian man thwarts polar bear attack with cell phone

A 400-pound bear sinks its teeth into a Manitoba man but apparently gets scared off by a mobile phone's light.

By Sep. 10, 2013

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Aboard the ship that launched a thousand ocean liners

Road Trip 2011: In Bristol, England, the SS Great Britain is a reminder of a transformational age when, for the first time, sailing across oceans became an attractive thing for the rich to do. And those seeking their fortunes as well.

By Jul. 6, 2011

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This week in Crave: The toil and trouble edition

This week, we stopped selling our magic potions on eBay and started wondering if we might see a Windows Surface RT tablet for less than $200. Also, amazing photos taken with the iPhone.

By Aug. 18, 2012

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Is Peter Frampton an audiophile?

Rock icon Peter Frampton invests a lot of time recording his music; he really wants you to hear how good it sounds.

By May. 15, 2010

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NBA star turns to Twitter to sells his bulldog

The Oklahoma City Thunder's Kendrick Perkins isn't going to stoop to eBay. He's not going on Craigslist. No, he simply offers his pooch to his tweeps.

By Jun. 19, 2013

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Panasonic moves beyond TVs at CES to focus on businesses

After its recent exit from the high-end plasma TV market, Panasonic emphasizes how it will adapt its technology, including 4K camera and display expertise, for business customers.

By Jan. 6, 2014

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Tech Retrospect: MWC is through and Tesla plans a 'gigafactory'

Miss a few stories this week? We'll get you up to speed with this rundown of all the tech news.

By Feb. 28, 2014

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VCs' next big things: Big data, drugs, and education

Five of the most influential tech investors, including Peter Thiel and Reid Hoffman, highlight their top 10 trends for the next five years during a panel discussion.

By May. 23, 2012