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Squish a zombie from a safe distance with Skull Tongs

A bizarre DIY contraption designed to take out zombies with skull-crushing power gets a test run on a zombie head.

By January 26, 2015

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Mars rover to get a long-distance memory wipe and reformat

NASA aims to correct a series of problems with the Opportunity rover's memory by giving it a reformat from far, far away.

By September 1, 2014

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Water- and dust-resistant gadgets to go the distance

Don't destroy your existing tech by exposing it to the elements. Here are some gadgets ready-made for aquatic and summer adventures.

8 Images By August 27, 2014

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​The tyranny of distance: Building better broadband for the Australian outback

Australia is embarking on a massive project to roll out a National Broadband Network that provides high-speed internet for the whole country. But as cities get more access to new technology, the country's remote indigenous communities risk becoming the "forgotten part of Australia".

By June 24, 2014

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Skype helps keep half of long-distance relationships alive, survey says

A new survey shows that not only do 96 percent of respondents feel a closer connection to their partner when using Skype, but 29 percent have engaged in "naughty" calls.

By February 6, 2014

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The Macintosh turns 30: Going the distance

Apple's Macintosh arrived with great fanfare, but the computer that aimed to show why 1984 wouldn't be like "1984" barely made its debut. Here's the story of how it came to be.

By January 21, 2014

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Near-Earth asteroid has its own little moon in tow

When asteroid 2004 BL86 passed near Earth on January 26, it wasn't alone. A small moon came along for the ride.

By January 27, 2015

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Dr. BigPhone or: How I learned to stop worrying and love the phablet

The story of how a large-phone-averse editor came to slowly accept them, and maybe even like them.

By January 27, 2015

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Mars rover reaches highest point in 7 years, snaps this panorama

The Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity reaches another height as it celebrates its 11-year anniversary with a video and patriotic panoramic photo just released by NASA.

By January 23, 2015

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Microsoft's HoloLens explained: How it works and why it's different

Has Microsoft suddenly pushed us into the age of "Star Trek" and "Minority Report"? For those confused about what's actually going on with the company's new head-mounted gadget, here's the rundown.

By January 24, 2015