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Here's that mashup of 'Star Wars' and 'True Detective' you wanted

The "Star Wars" galaxy collides with the "True Detective" universe in an opening-credits sequence full of droids, Jedi and Sith.

By August 10, 2015

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Electronics-sniffing dog found thumb drive with ex-Subway pitchman's porn stash

Technically Incorrect: Jared Fogle, who pleaded guilty to child pornography charges, had his porn collection discovered by a dog whose nose can differentiate between a thumb drive and an iPad.

By August 29, 2015

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Microsoft's Hello facial detection system tells twins apart

The new log-in system for Windows 10 recognizes your face -- and reportedly can distinguish you from your identical twin.

By August 24, 2015

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New free tool detects Hacking Team exploits

If you're concerned you may be the unwitting victim of the firm's exploits, download this free tool.

By July 21, 2015

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High school installs microphone system to detect gunfire

Technically Incorrect: A California school claims to be the first to use ShotSpotter technology as "next wave in student and staff safety."

By June 21, 2015

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Can Samsung get unstuck from Galaxy Note 5 design flaw?

The smartphone's stylus gets jammed when you insert it backwards into the storage slot, which can break it permanently. It's a problem some research analysts say harkens back to Apple's iPhone design uproar.

By August 26, 2015

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Flexible sensor lets humans detect magnetic fields

A newly developed thin, flexible magnetic sensor could heighten human perception, and it's pliable enough to be crumpled and scrunched while retaining functionality.

By February 3, 2015

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Get an intelligent USB car charger with Lightning cable for $16.99

From the Cheapskate: A must-have for every road warrior, this cigarette-lighter adapter also includes two 2.1-amp USB ports. But can you trust the user reviews?

By August 26, 2015

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Affordable 'CSI': Detect Ebola, cancer genes at home

A Kickstarter campaign aims to bring the tools of DNA analysis to biohackers and researchers without access to expensive lab equipment.

By November 10, 2014

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Simple paper 'litmus' test detects disease, infection

Researchers at the Harvard Wyss Institute have developed a simple, printed paper test that could be used for pathogen detection, including cases of ebola.

By October 28, 2014