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Dual-purpose Japanese bra also grows rice

Just in time for planting season, underwear maker Triumph salutes hardworking farmers with its transforming "rice paddy bra," which turns into a small pot for rice seedlings.

By May 13, 2010

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PC gaming at E3 2014: Picking up where consoles falter

Hardware and software companies are pushing PC gaming as the only place to truly get next-gen visuals.

By June 4, 2014

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Physicist Hawking calculates something serious: World Cup odds

Stephen Hawking gets together with betting chain Paddy Power to offer his brain power in predicting likely winners.

By May 28, 2014

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Mozilla lights up preorders for Firefox OS-driven Flame

Firefox OS fans across the globe can now preorder Flame, the Web-based mobile operating system's first official reference phone.

By May 27, 2014

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Emails give glimpse of Google's work with NSA on security

Freedom of Information Act request reveals notes between then-NSA head and Google bigwigs. But don't expect a smoking gun.

By May 6, 2014

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San Francisco Airport uses tech to meet runway safety standards

In order to meet a federal directive, the airport will close two runways this summer to install a special concrete material that will bring runaway aircraft quickly to a stop.

By March 21, 2014

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Hands-on with The Elder Scrolls Online beta

A first look at this ambitious new MMO set in the world of Skyrim and Oblivion.

By February 7, 2014

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Why I want to live in space: Mars One book to show human side

With its upcoming book of essays and applicant letters, the nonprofit trying to colonize Mars seeks a deeper, more communal understanding about what it may be like to travel to the Red Planet and never come back.

By January 21, 2014

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Steam Machines and SteamOS: Everything you need to know

Is Valve's big push the next step in PC gaming, or another microconsole white elephant?

By January 15, 2014

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CES 2014: Startups steal the show

Little companies are showing big potential at the massive International Consumer Electronics Show. In 2014, there were dozens of young companies doing great things. Here are a few of our favorites.

By January 10, 2014