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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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Ep. 561: Where Anna David tells us why Reality Matters

Established author, frequent guest, and friend of The 404 Anna David joins us on today's episode to accomplish two very specific goals: Talk about her new book "Reality Matters," a collection of essays penned by a handpicked pack of storytellers that examine our obsession with reality television. And drag Justin's name through the mud.

By April 19, 2010

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Enroll at Hogwarts: An online wizarding school with real class

Your Hogwarts dreams are about to be realized via an online wizarding education built by "Harry Potter" superfans.

By April 16, 2014

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Google bestows author Zora Neale Hurston her own doodle

Showing an illustrated portrait of the writer, along with a backdrop that easily fits into her acclaimed novel "Their Eyes Were Watching God," the Web giant pays homage to the great American author.

By January 7, 2014

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An Audiophiliac reader speaks out

David H.'s "Skin, Grass, and Sky; Or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love My Cassette Deck" is the winning entry from the recent Audiophiliac reader contest.

By July 9, 2014

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You've never heard The Beatles sound like this before

The latest round of Beatles LPs are pure, unadulterated analog -- and sound better for it!

By September 13, 2014

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Today's kids confused by old-fashioned typewriters

What happens when kids are asked to use a typewriter for the first time? The Fine Brothers find out in this latest "make us all feel old" video series.

By August 3, 2014

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Could LinkedIn give students an 'in' with college admissions?

With a lowered age requirement, LinkedIn hopes to welcome more teens. Its university pages aim to provide prospective students with info on how they're connected to a school and suggestions on how to achieve career goals.

By December 3, 2013

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Four ways Google changed tech IPOs (and the tech world itself)

The technology landscape has changed drastically since Google made its market debut 10 years ago. Google's IPO and its co-founders had a big hand in that evolution.

By August 19, 2014

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Airbnb Neighborhoods: Last word in picking best place to stay?

The room- and house-rental service is trying to give its users a way to easily choose among many different locations -- and pick the one that's best for them.

By November 13, 2012