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Toddler has iPad deprivation tantrum, gets kicked off plane

A 3-year-old on an Alaska Airlines flight is playing quietly with an iPad before takeoff. However, when he receives the instruction to turn the machine off, the toddler hits the roof and refuses to sit properly with his seatbelt on.

By Jun. 1, 2012

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The good, the bad and the oddities of MWC 2014 (video)

The CNET UK podcast is live (sort of) from Barcelona, where we bring you the best, the worst and the weirdest phones, tablets and gadgets from Mobile World Congress 2014.

By Feb. 28, 2014

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Microsoft pens playful doctor's note for Xbox One gamers

The tongue-in-cheek excuse to employers says that a heavy dose of Xbox One is the only cure for people affected by zombie flu.

By Nov. 21, 2013

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Faulty vest valve blamed for F-22 pilots' hypoxia symptoms

Valve on pressure vests worn at high altitude caused pilots of the jet fighter to experience dizziness, disorientation, and even blackouts for years.

By Jul. 24, 2012

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Netflix is giving people their Net fix, Nielsen says

Streaming services like Netflix and Hulu are feeding "incredible binge appetites" for programming, the researcher says, with the vast majority of users watching at least three episodes of the same show in a single day.

By Sep. 18, 2013

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Study: Earth microbes could survive Martian conditions

If NASA isn't extremely careful about sterilization, then life on Mars could end up being exactly the same as certain forms of bacteria life on Earth.

By Dec. 28, 2012

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The 404 1,224: Where we get in bed with the Sleep Doctor (podcast)

The Sleep Doctor is back in the building, and we've been hoarding questions for his return. Today we'll talk to him about why daylight saving time causes spikes in heart attacks, pro tips on what to pack in your airplane sleep kit, the best white noise and sleep tracking apps for your smartphone, and why there are no shortcuts to a good night's rest.

By Mar. 11, 2013

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The 404 1,092: Where we wake up screaming (podcast)

Dr. Michael Breus is back in the studio with The 404 to answer all our questions about sleep!

By Jul. 18, 2012

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U-2 spy plane pilot Powers honored with Silver Star

Five decades after being shot down in Soviet air space in a high-flying aircraft packed with surveillance gear, Francis Gary Powers is honored at the Pentagon.

By Jun. 15, 2012

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Software might know if you're depressed

Israeli researchers develop a tool called Pedesis that spots words, phrases, and even metaphors that indicate depression in online text.

By Jun. 23, 2010