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Stunning photo catches space station in transit over the full moon

While other eyes were on Jupiter and Venus, one photographer snapped a beautiful photo of the full moon -- complete with International Space Station.

By July 2, 2015

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Petition for Pao resignation from Reddit grows to 130K

Petition organizers say they fear Pao's leadership is fostering a "new age of censorship" that will destroy the community-curated news site.

By July 5, 2015

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XKCD cartoonist's new book: 'Thing Explainer'

Like his "Up Goer Five" explanation of Saturn V rockets, Randall Munroe's next book marries a highly constrained vocabulary with detailed diagrams to explain everything from planes to plate tectonics.

By May 13, 2015

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What is FLAC? The high-def MP3 explained

CNET explains what FLAC is, as well as where to buy music in the FLAC format, and how to play it on your iPhone, computer, or MP3 player.

By June 26, 2015

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Thumbs-up: Bill Nye explains climate change with emoji

Can a complicated issue like climate change be explained using nothing but emoji? Bill Nye thinks so.

By June 23, 2015

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​Explained: How the Oculus Rift streams PC and Xbox One games

The Oculus Rift can stream games from both a PC and an Xbox One, but it's not what you may think.

By June 12, 2015

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eBay, PayPal asked to explain robocall policies

The New York attorney general's office wants some clarification on the companies' new policies over concerns that they may violate US law.

By June 11, 2015

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Man dies after shooting off firework from top of his head

Technically Incorrect: Despite a government safety YouTube video that warns people about keeping their heads away form fireworks, a Maine man deliberately places a fireworks mortar tube on his head.

By July 5, 2015

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Another day, another YouTube video (or two) for the police to explain

Technically Incorrect: In McKinney, Texas, a police officer is videotaped bringing a 14-year-old girl to the ground. In Austin, Texas, a mounted policeman grabs a bystander's cell phone and throws it down. Is this just the beginning?

By June 8, 2015

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How Formula E can overtake F1 and help save the world

Find out why this electric racing series has a shot at becoming huge -- and how its technology could change the cars we drive for the better.

By July 3, 2015