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In the space of a week, the largest sunspot seen in 24 years has erupted in six massive flares, five of which were categorised X-class.
Ewoks at the zoo? Photographer Thomas Dagg superimposes symbols from "Star Wars" onto real-life situations, with compelling results.
From crazy coolers to virtual-reality headsets, we gather up 10 tech gadgets that were launched with the help of millions pledged by crowdfunders.
The zombies are coming, but our definitive guide to coasting through zombie Armageddon should keep you safe. It's all here, from a zombie-proof bike to death-scented cologne that keeps the undead at bay.
The world of "Star Wars" is crossing over from sci-fi to our modern-day world as technology that once required movie magic has inspired real inventions. Let's start with those cool holograms.
The robot war might be televised (on the Web at least) and it's a fight to the finish. The RoboGames could become a Web series if a crowdfunding effort meets its goal.
Win a portable gadget that monitors your car's performance and delivers diagnostic data straight to your smartphone via Bluetooth.
The Air Umbrella has reached its funding goal and is coming to market. Can it really protect your dome from torrential downpours using a force field of air?
"Star Wars," "Star Wars" and more "Stars Wars." This week's prize: a comprehensive volume of iconic "Star Wars" art from across the ages.
Robots will someday take over the world and, YES! they will need to order the hearing impaired around also.