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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 Apr. 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 Jan. 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 Jul. 9, 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 Jan. 21, 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 Dec. 3, 2013

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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 Nov. 13, 2012

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Chasing the ultimate sound system

John O. is the winner of the "You can be the Audiophiliac for a day" contest, and his essay will surely strike a chord with a lot of audiophiles.

By Aug. 24, 2013

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Gustav Klimt's birthday celebrated with Google doodle

The Austrian painter famed for his erotic gold leaf works gets his own doodle.

By Jul. 14, 2012

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Unpublished Tolkien epic arriving next year

A previously unpublished epic poem by The Lord of the Rings author JRR Tolkien is slated for release in May 2013.

By Oct. 10, 2012

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King Center Imaging Project offers intimate look at MLK

The King Center Imaging Project Web site goes live with nearly 1 million documents relating to the life and times of Martin Luther King Jr.

By Jan. 16, 2012