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compulsive

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My name is Laura. I'm a compulsive texter. I just fell flat on my face.

Walking and texting is more dangerous than you think. Just ask our CNET en español editor.

By June 4, 2014

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Your new disease, America: Compulsive gadget-hoarding

According to a study, 68 percent of Americans keep their unused gadgets for posterity's sake. Or something. Only 25 percent allegedly admit to it.

By March 18, 2014

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How 'Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.' came back from the dead

[Opinion] How do you revive a flatlining show? With some good, hard jolts. But did "Captain America: The Winter Soldier" give "Agents" the cure it really needs?

By May 9, 2014

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The 404 1,433: Where we take baby steps with Dr. Josh King (podcast)

Our guest today is Josh King, an addiction psychologist at the Center for Motivation and Change in New York. We'll talk to him about the dangers of Internet and social media addiction and some of the questions submitted in the past few weeks by 404 listeners.

By February 26, 2014

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Flappy Bird is the embodiment of our descent into madness

commentary We'll do anything for a quick fix these days -- so long as it's free, shamelessly manipulative, and comes with a high score counter.

By February 2, 2014

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Why today's NFL is a paradise for nerds

Raised in 1980s Denver, caught in the grips of Broncomania, Crave's Eric Mack later stopped following the NFL for 15 years. This year he jumped back on the Broncos bandwagon and quickly felt more at home than ever.

By January 19, 2014

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Super-authentic 'Star Trek' fan series warps into Kickstarter

They've got the costumes, the hairdos, the props, and even the lighting right. All the "Star Trek Continues" Enterprise crew needs is $100,000.

By October 10, 2013

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Wobbly glass stops you texting at the pub

A beer glass concept is designed so that it will fall over unless propped up by a mobile phone.

By June 18, 2013

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How lasers can switch off cocaine addiction

Researchers find that, at least in rats, when they shine a laser light on a region of the brain associated with impulse control and decision-making, they can turn cocaine-seeking behavior off or on.

By April 4, 2013

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Does Facebook's new 'Home' put too much Facebook in your face? (podcast)

Facebook's new Home software on Android means still more ways to interact with people whom you're not actually with at the time. Is that always a good thing?

By April 4, 2013