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extraterrestrials

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3D-printed £1,200 exoskeleton Titan Arm wins Dyson award

Titan Arm, a prototype powered upper-body exoskeleton, has just won the 2013 James Dyson Award for design and engineering.

By Nov. 6, 2013

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Beyonce drops new album on iTunes: Fans, marketers gasp

With no fanfare and no prior warning, Mrs. -Z releases an iTunes-only album of songs and videos. But you're not supposed to do that, shriek the know-alls.

By Dec. 13, 2013

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A U.N. ambassador to E.T.? Sounds like sci-fi

News reports claimed that the United Nations was to name its own Mazlan Othman as an official greeter for extraterrestrials, but now the Guardian says Othman denies the reports.

By Sep. 26, 2010

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Jupiter-bound Legonauts in giant leap for toykind

By Jove! The Roman god Jupiter, his wife Juno, and third-wheel Galileo, all in Lego form, are en route to our solar system's largest planet.

By Aug. 5, 2011

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After 35 years, SETI celebrates its most-famous alien hunter

Jill Tarter, who was the inspiration for Jodie Foster's character in "Contact," will lead the SETI Institute's fundraising. She talked to CNET about the alien hunt, and what she'd say to them.

By May. 22, 2012

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Canada's ex-defense minister: U.S. knows how aliens can make us greener

Former Canadian defense minister Paul Hellyer says U.S. knows about UFOs and has even developed new forms of energy using technology from outer space invaders. These forms can allegedly save our planet.

By Feb. 27, 2011

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Report: Aliens might destroy us because of our gases

A report from three researchers at Penn State suggests the Earth's rising greenhouse gases could make aliens believe we are an ever-increasing, ever-expanding threat.

By Aug. 18, 2011

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Buzz Out Loud 1537: BOL, Quake Out Loud Edition (Podcast)

On today's show, an earthquake appears to be headed right for us, and all we can talk about is HP and WebOS some more! Plus, Lenovo's baffling decision to drop the ThinkPad Tablet into the marketplace at $500, when fire-sale frenzy is at its peak. Um. Oops. And would Apple risk fragmenting the iPhone in order to get into emerging markets? We'll see. Oh, and quick hicks!

By Aug. 23, 2011

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Vestalife Firefly

If you're looking for a unique speaker dock for your iPhone or iPod, the Vestalife Firefly is a good option with solid sound quality, a small footprint, and several handy features.

By Dec. 5, 2009

3.5 stars Editor's rating Dec. 5, 2009

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Pleasing the gods, one miracle at a time

San Francisco artist Jonathon Keats hedges his bets with technological artworks intended to entertain all deities.

By Oct. 26, 2007