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Need for speed? How coasters are getting faster and scarier

This summer, amusement parks around the U.S. are opening roller coasters that are bigger, faster, and scarier than ever thanks in part to technology that will soon help launch jets off U.S. Navy carriers. If you love roller coasters, check out the awesome POV videos.

By Jun. 28, 2013

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Buy an abandoned amusement park on eBay

Live out all your horror-film fantasies with Berlin's deserted Spreepark, for sale on eBay for a mere $2.2 million. Warning: it's a fixer-upper.

By Feb. 21, 2014

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Your old computer monitor is now a decorative tile

Fireclay on Kickstarter crushes old computer and TV monitors into home decor.

By Nov. 13, 2013

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A coaster with a personality

Blackboard Magnetic Coasters offer a special place to set your drink.

By Mar. 11, 2009

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Instacane shows us Hurricane Sandy photos from Instagram

Instacane.com gives us a Instagram's-eye view of those who are in its path.

By Oct. 29, 2012

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One man's broken iPhone is another man's art

Twice Used, a project launched by a smartphone repair specialist, wants to make modern household products out of our stories of "clumsiness and everlasting remorse."

By Nov. 15, 2013

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Poll: What will you do with your old CDs?

People are dumping entire CD collections, selling them, giving them away, or "repurposing" them. What will you do with yours?

By Feb. 26, 2012

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Google's Knowledge Graph tripled in size in seven months

In announcing availability in seven new languages, Google reveals how fast its database of facts is growing.

By Dec. 4, 2012

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Airbnb works with NYC offering free housing to Sandy victims

With thousands of hurricane refugees still in need of shelter, New York City's mayor is working with the peer-to-peer home-sharing service to find those people temporary places to stay.

By Nov. 7, 2012

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The sheer sadness of Nokia begging Instagram for a date

It used to be that phones were sexy. Now, even good phones are resorting to begging for apps. Isn't this a little demeaning?

By Mar. 20, 2013