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NASA gets fancy digital countdown display, retires Apollo clock

NASA's new countdown clock for space missions is a lot like a football stadium display and way more advanced than the old analog one it's replacing.

By December 2, 2014

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Windows XP starts countdown to end-of-support on April 8

Beginning Saturday, Microsoft will start pop-up notifications to remind users that as of April 8 it will cease providing any kind of patches or fixes to Windows XP.

By March 3, 2014

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Microsoft holiday promo slashes prices on Xbox games

The sale prices offer hefty holiday discounts on popular games, but you have to be an Xbox Live Gold member to take advantage of them.

By December 16, 2014

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Tikker watch displays constant countdown to your death

The Tikker wristwatch on Kickstarter aims to be a constant reminder of how much time you have left in life.

By October 8, 2013

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Londoners filmed enjoying impromptu Underground singalong

A spontaneous -- and intensely un-British -- London Underground chorus of 1988 Erasure hit "A Little Respect" has hit YouTube. Watch the video here.

By December 16, 2014

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Should you ever pay more for a toaster?

Premium toasters can cost anywhere from $100 to $500. Are they simply expensive to appeal to the high-end market, or do they actually offer more bang for your buck?

By December 15, 2014

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Rocket fans successfully launch porta-potty into the sky

A group of Michigan rocket enthusiasts strap a rocket to a porta potty and launch it skyward. Because, why not?

By December 8, 2014

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Orion space test flight a giant step toward humans on Mars

Before we can go to Mars, we need a reliable vehicle to get us there. NASA's big test flight of Orion will help pave the way for manned deep-space missions.

By December 2, 2014

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Soon-to-be-banned Chrome browser plug-ins get reprieve

Changing Web usage is hard. Google has granted a few extra months of leeway to those who rely on a handful of popular plug-ins, such as Silverlight, to extend what their browser can do.

By November 25, 2014

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9 apps to help make a crazy Thanksgiving more bearable

Expecting Uncle Bob and Grandpa Joe to get into their usual Thanksgiving debate? Crave's Michael Franco has some apps to help you deal with everything from shouting matches to awkward silences.

By November 25, 2014