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'The Big Lebowski' goes 8-bit in video game reimagining

The folks at CineFix have dreamed up a retro video game around the classic Coen brothers film, and it's got bowling, an angry John Goodman, and enough White Russians to appease the most devout Lebowskians.

By Jan. 23, 2014

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Faster airline boarding? It could be in the bag

New research from Clarkson University focuses on carry-on bags as the key to getting passengers onto planes faster. Bonus: it could mean less jockeying for precious overhead space.

By Jan. 10, 2014

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Could high-power ultrasound protect produce from pathogens?

A litany of food scares--and rules for organic produce--have pushed the industry to seek new solutions for food safety.

By Mar. 19, 2012

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Nintendo releases a bevy of new and old games on its 3DS

The game-maker harkens back to the '90s by releasing old hits -- such as The Legend of Zelda, Donkey Kong Country, and Yoshi's Island -- on its 3D handheld console.

By Apr. 17, 2013

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Yum! Tuck into this 12-course meal in a can

On the menu: Kobe beef, French onion soup, roast pork belly, and a whole lot more. You don't even need a can opener.

By Aug. 9, 2013

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Spacesuit of the future could power gadgetry with body heat

Researchers at Kansas State are investigating how the difference in temperature between body heat and a spacesuit's cooling garment could run the suit's electronics.

By Dec. 3, 2013

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NASA hunts rats for public health

From satellite images, NASA can pinpoint the habitats of rodents carrying plague-infected fleas--as part of a program to prevent outbreaks of infectious disease.

By Dec. 12, 2007

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Can your car run on seaweed? This startup thinks so

Converting seaweed sugar to fuel sidesteps land-use and fresh-water issues posed by conventional biofuels, Bio Architecture Lab argues.

By Jan. 20, 2012

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O Mother, where art thou?

After two years since its release, Mother 3 still hasn't been seen stateside, despite its main character's inclusion in Super Smash Bros Brawl.

By Mar. 18, 2008

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Watch NASA's live coverage of Mars rover landing

The big Curiosity rover, on a $2.5 billion science mission, arrives on the Red Planet Sunday evening with a most audacious maneuver.

By Aug. 5, 2012