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Half-Life fan film charts rise of the crowbar

The humble crowbar is Gordon Freeman's truest friend in the game Half-Life. One fan filmmaker charts this epic meeting of giants.

By October 10, 2013

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Woman says tweets got her removed from JetBlue flight

A JetBlue passenger in Philadelphia claims she was kicked off the flight for tweeting about the pilot's sobriety test.

By October 8, 2014

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Evidence of the Big Bang found in a cosmic 'double rainbow'

You should probably read this. It's only potentially one of the most important revelations in physics since Einstein's days.

By March 17, 2014

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What's in the box? Valve ships the prototype Steam Machine

Valve has shipped both Steam Machine and Steam Controller prototypes to its beta testers, packed in some very impressive boxes.

By December 15, 2013

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Very versatile: The many faces of multipurpose gadgets

From Swiss Army Knives to smartwatches, multifunction tools are all about convenience and efficiency. Here's a look at a few we crave.

By November 12, 2013

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Aussie-made Zelda fan film is a slice of genius

A group of Australian Legend of Zelda fans have taken to the bush for a glorious reinterpretation of the Lost Woods.

By October 11, 2013

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Car hacking code released at Defcon

Car computer hacking hit the gas on the first morning of Defcon 21, as hackers revealed how they took over two of the most popular cars in America.

By August 2, 2013

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The Crovel: A crowbar that shovels sand

The Crovel combines a crowbar and shovel into a single 5.5-pound contraption. Being writers (read: indoorsy types), we were only able to identify a couple of uses for it.

By May 3, 2011

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Boston judge limits access to Aaron Swartz court records

But he does permit limited release of documents related to Aaron Swartz's prosecution -- with names and other identifying details deleted.

By May 13, 2013

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From 'WarGames' to Aaron Swartz: How U.S. anti-hacking law went astray

The 1983 movie "WarGames" led to an anti-hacking law with felony penalties aimed at deterring intrusions into NORAD. Over time, it became broad and vague enough to ensnare the late Aaron Swartz.

By March 13, 2013