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Found! Atari's E.T. games dug up from New Mexico landfill

After 31 years hidden in the wake of one of the worst video game failures in history, thousands of E.T. and other Atari games were uncovered Saturday. The find ended the mystique of a great industry legend.

By April 26, 2014

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Buried no more! Atari E.T. games dug up (pictures)

Atari tried to make thousands of E.T. game cartridges disappear in 1983. But too many people knew where they were, and now a crew has excavated them from a landfill in Alamogordo, N.M.

19 Images By April 26, 2014

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Steve Jobs time capsule dug up after 30 years: Here's the video

"Diggers" found the time capsule containing Jobs' mouse that International Design Conference organizers buried, and lost, in Aspen, Colo., in 1983. CNET has video from the excavation.

By February 12, 2014

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Will Mars colonists live in robot-dug caves like these?

Fancy hunkering down in a basalt cavern on the Red Planet? On the menu in this vision by a German architecture firm: lots of asparagus.

By September 17, 2013

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Tomorrow Daily 081: A 3D video from the ISS, E.T. landfill cartridges hit eBay, and more

Widely considered one of the worst games of all time, "E.T." for Atari 2600 was so terrible, unsold copies were dumped in a landfill. Now, after an excavation earlier this year, those dirty cartridges are hitting eBay, and they're pretty pricey.

By November 5, 2014

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Tomorrow Daily 081: A 3D video from the ISS, E.T. landfill cartridges hit eBay, and more

On today's show, we check out a water sphere floating in microgravity (courtesy of the astronauts onboard the International Space Station), debate bidding on the Atari 2600 E.T. games dug up from a landfill, and discuss an EFF request that could revive abandoned online games.

By November 5, 2014

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Vintage letters to the editor show girls always loved comics

Letters from young fans of comic star fashion model-cum-amateur sleuth Toni Gayle from the 1940s are both endearing and fascinating.

By November 11, 2014

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Scientists unveil weirdest dinosaur ever seen

Paleontologists have dug up the rest of a dinosaur whose long arms were found in the '60s. The rest makes it surely the strangest-looking creature ever.

By October 23, 2014

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What's your bid? Landfilled Atari games now on eBay

Some of the spoils from an Atari excavation of a New Mexico landfill (yep, even E.T.) are now up for auction, but don't expect to be able to play the games.

By November 5, 2014

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Time Warner Cable suffers massive outage nationwide

The cable giant's services went down in a number of areas across the US, but by midmorning Wednesday all seemed to be back to normal.

By August 27, 2014