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Curling prosthesis gives wearer tentacle reach

Industrial design students at the University of Washington imagine some intriguing upper-limb prosthetics, including one that adjusts its degree of curl depending on what the user wants to grab.

By Dec. 10, 2010

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'Star Wars' AT-AT walkers invade Sochi Olympics

If you think the Russian terrain is rough, try Hoth. This hilarious "Star Wars" mashup of the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics shows that skiers make great target practice for Imperial Walkers.

By Feb. 13, 2014

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Is eyeing your iPhone a pain in the back?

A UK survey indicates that a large number of young adults are now experiencing back pain because of what is being dubbed their iPosture.

By Oct. 3, 2013

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Hearthstone, the WoW-themed online card game, opens to all

World of Warcraft maker Blizzard has opened up the beta version of its unfeasibly addictive, thoroughly charming online card game Hearthstone.

By Jan. 22, 2014

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Flexible smartphone curls up when it gets a call

A prototype smartphone uses a flexible display and a layer of memory wires to notify users of incoming calls by curling up its corners.

By Apr. 30, 2013

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Gingerbread Millennium Falcon looks pretty Chewie

A 100 percent edible Millennium Falcon takes on all-comers in a Canadian gingerbread contest that makes traditional gingerbread houses look like slums.

By Dec. 5, 2012

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Sochi: A streaming event of Olympic proportions

Coming every couple years, Olympic games provide a mile marker to look back at how far online video options for live events have come -- and what we're still missing.

By Feb. 7, 2014

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NBC to live-stream all sports from London Olympics

Major policy shift reverses network's emphasis on prime-time TV ratings over Web viewers, The New York Times notes.

By Apr. 17, 2012

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Apple iBooks

iBooks is the go-to reading app to download on iOS devices, and Apple has done a good job making the interface intuitive and continually adding useful features.

By Oct. 24, 2012

4.5 stars Editor's rating Oct. 24, 2012

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When Black Friday Texans went nuts over video games

Video of a Wal-Mart in Texas shows just how insane the grab for DVD and video game bargains was on Black Friday. Some might find it difficult to watch.

By Nov. 27, 2011