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Look on Google's Android Honeycomb statue, ye mighty, and despair!

The Honeycomb effigy features a huge bee menacing a cringing Android robot. We think this means Google is angry with us.

By March 2, 2011

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Fiery protest over Tata's Nano

An opposition group in India burns the $2,500 "people's car" in effigy, charging that Tata Motors usurped farmers' lands for a factory.

By January 11, 2008

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Lucky Detroit gets its own giant RoboCop

Your days are numbered, criminals of Detroit. Your city is about to be patrolled by a 10-foot-tall statue of RoboCop because why not?

By June 3, 2014

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Diamonds? Nah. Burning Man wedding ring holds a piece of the moon

This wedding will be remembered for many things, but mostly because the new bride got a 3D-printed ring with an ultra-rare, honest-to-goodness lunar rock.

By September 6, 2014

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Burning Man's 2014 theme: Caravansary

The annual arts festival says its 2014 theme will be "a bazaar of the bizarre." And for the first time since 1997, the Man will rise from the desert floor.

By January 8, 2014

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Tibetans send China a message, 'Gangnam' style

As protests erupt in Tibet, Tibetans in India launch a more lighthearted form of resistance via YouTube.

By November 12, 2012

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In new iPhone 5 ad, Apple tries to get the feeling back

In a renewed tug at heartstrings and purse strings, Apple's new ad says that more pictures are taken with the iPhone than with any other camera. How does the company know?

By April 25, 2013

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Yes, Leia, there is a Yoda Santa--made of Legos (photos)

This weekend, the public is invited to visit San Francisco's Union Square and lend a hand as Lego's master model builders take thousands of the iconic bricks and shape them into a 12-foot-tall, 10-foot-wide Santa Yoda.

By November 19, 2011

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New York -- home of smartphone shopping during funerals

A survey probing when people in different cities use their smartphones to shop reveals results that some might find deadening.

By October 9, 2013

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Has Apple gone soft? Tim Cook, say it ain't so

Bloomberg Businessweek suggests that with recent corporate expressions such as moving some Mac production to the U.S., Apple is showing its "softer side." Oh, really?

By December 7, 2012