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Road Trip 2010

Check out the East Coast's best geek-oriented spots.

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Who would win in a fight, Batman or Darth Vader?

It's Batman vs. Darth Vader in this epic superpower beat-down from Bat in the Sun Productions. Will Batman fall to the dark side, or will the Caped Crusader bring the Sith lord to justice?

By November 26, 2014

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Firefly is the Amazon Fire Phone's secret weapon

Analysis: With contextual search, price comparison, and checkout all rolled into one, Firefly is the key feature that brings Amazon's fight to the doorstep of every store.

By June 18, 2014

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How Israel and Hamas weaponized social media

More militaries and armed groups are using social media as a weapon of war -- but when ground skirmishes are mirrored by cyber-social battles, managing the message can get messy.

By January 13, 2014

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Anki brings EMP weapon to its real-world racing game

The San Francisco startup mashing up the physical with the virtual bridges the gap even further in a new app update for its DRIVE bundle.

By January 3, 2014

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Elon Musk worries Skynet is only five years off

The Tesla and SpaceX CEO voices fears that artificial intelligence could become dangerous by the end of the decade.

By November 19, 2014

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Can these gun sensors keep cops safer?

Technology from startup Yardarm can tell 911 emergency responders if a police officer's gun has been fired. But Yardarm doesn't call it a "smart gun" -- that would court controversy.

By November 8, 2014

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A tour of the Churchill War Rooms and the Imperial War Museum London

Visiting the Churchill War Rooms is a trip back in time to the terror and eventual triumph of the Second World War. Safely below ground, it's a labyrinthine bunker of history. A few tube stops away is the Imperial War Museum, with relics from more than 100 years of conflict.

By November 3, 2014

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How tech innovation was used for mass killing during WWI

The conflict's start on July 28, 1914, signaled the beginning of a new era in high-tech warfare, which included fighter aircraft, tanks, chemical weapons, and flamethrowers.

By July 26, 2014

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SCOTUS cell phone case may hold big repercussions (Q&A)

A lawyer who helped argue against warrantless cell phone searches at the Supreme Court says questions remain about whether you may be forced to turn over your password and how long your seized data can be stored.

By July 7, 2014

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This robot can take the weight off soldiers' shoulders

Lockheed's Squad Mission Support System is a rolling robot that could carry much of the load soldiers and Marines take into the field. Will the Pentagon authorize it?

By June 24, 2014