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Brainstorming plans to fix democracy and fight zombies

This week the CraveCast crew took up the task of remaking democracy in the image of nerds and geeks everywhere, and learned the best way to fight zombies: Make friends with a bear...and hope it doesn't get infected.

By October 23, 2014

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The CraveCast remakes democracy and roots for bears over zombies

In a special holiday CraveCast, we look forward to Halloween and plan ways to stay safe when the world is overrun by the undead, which also makes us think of politics and the need for a new, nerdy political party.

By October 22, 2014

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Instagram reportedly blocked in China amid pro-democracy protests

The Facebook-owned photo sharing app appears to be the latest victim of online censorship in China.

By September 28, 2014

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Crave Ep. 183: A Kickstarter graveyard for the biggest losers

What happens when a Kickstarter crowdfunding campaign gets $0? Here are some of the projects that have earned that dubious distinction.

By November 14, 2014

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Dissident artist's Lego portraits of injustice do time on Alcatraz

Ai Weiwei creates an elaborate series of installations for display on Alcatraz, even though he's forbidden from traveling outside China and has never been to the notorious prison site.

By November 18, 2014

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Samsung reviews its own watch, decides it's 'awesome'

On the official Samsung blog, there appears a so-called unofficial review of the new Gear S. It's quite complimentary.

By November 12, 2014

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Crave Ep. 182: The catchiest songs ever, according to science

Researchers have compiled a list of the 10 most persistent earworms. Guess where the Spice Girls fall in the ranking.

By November 7, 2014

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Stolen Jennifer Lawrence pics the subject of Capitol Hill debate

An advisory committee to the Congressional Internet Caucus meets Thursday to consider what expectations of privacy Americans should have.

By November 5, 2014

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Form a new political party, fight zombies with the CraveCast crew

Halloween and elections are approaching, and sometimes it's tough to tell which is scarier. Join the CraveCast cabal Wednesday at noon Pacific when we'll talk about remaking democracy in our own image and siccing bears on the undead.

By October 21, 2014

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Crave Ep. 181: Grasp and feel objects in a virtual environment with the Dexmo VR Glove

Think of the possibilities: you can grab and feel objects in the digital world with this futuristic-looking exoskeleton glove.

By October 31, 2014