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Minecraft arrives on PS4 just ahead of Xbox One

The popular and sometimes addictive game lands on the PlayStation Store on Thursday, outhustling the Xbox One debut slated for Friday.

By September 4, 2014

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Hack a hat to remind you to reapply sunscreen

Absent-minded sun worshipers can retrofit a regular hat with a UV index sensor to remind them to re-slather on sunscreen.

By July 24, 2014

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Homemade undersea scanner finds strange new world

Nathaniel Stern dives beneath the sea armed with DIY photography rigs toggled from custom electronics. The artist's results? Bizarre and beautiful.

By July 14, 2014

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Underwater Iron Man to search for world's oldest computer

A submersible exosuit is going to be deployed searching the wreck of the Antikythera in the Aegean Sea to search for ancient technology.

By June 5, 2014

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Don't panic: Canada won't blanket its wilderness with Wi-Fi

Some backcountry enthusiasts are bristling at a plan that could mean wireless Internet access at a few parks starting this summer. The agency says visitors demand it and need it -- but it'll be limited to areas like campgrounds and visitor centers.

By April 29, 2014

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New social network connects people by gut flora

MyMicrobes, created by researchers at the European Molecular Biology Laboratory, brings niche social networking to a new level--and price tag, with a $2,100 gut bacteria sequencing fee.

By September 12, 2011

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Tiny Speck releases entire Glitch art archives into public domain

Once an imaginative multiplayer game that explored the minds of ancient giants, Glitch closed down last year. Now its publisher is letting anyone use its innovative art for almost any purpose.

By November 18, 2013

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Inside Fujitsu's cloud-powered farm of the future

Japanese farms are smaller and often less sophisticated than those elsewhere in the world. Can a suite of sensors, services, and -- yes -- cow pedometers from Fujitsu help them compete on a global scale?

By October 15, 2013

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Playing the market: When video games and stocks collide

Video games have mimicked real life for years. Not even trading stocks on Wall Street is safe from virtual attempts to cheat at getting rich.

By October 6, 2013

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No pavement on the Galapagos? No problem for Google Street View

Getting to the Galapagos Islands isn't cheap, so Google brings the unique flora and fauna there to you thanks to a visit from Street View Trekker.

By September 12, 2013