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'Star Trek' Borg cube mini-fridge: Refrigeration isn't futile

This particular Borg cube wants to assimilate your beverages and food to keep them at optimum temperatures for consumption.

By July 29, 2014

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Americans resigned to giving up their privacy, says study

Technically Incorrect: A new study from the University of Pennsylvania finds that Americans have lost hope that their data will ever be kept private.

By June 6, 2015

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Apple vs. Android argument leads to bloody fight, police say

Technically Incorrect: In Tulsa, two men argue in a parking lot over who makes the better phones. One allegedly strikes the other with a beer bottle. And then there is blood. A lot of blood.

By April 19, 2015

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FeelReal virtual-reality mask gives you a whiff of the game

Virtual-reality could get a lot less virtual if the FeelReal mask takes off to provide odors and the sensation of the wind blowing against your face.

By March 13, 2015

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Is protecting intellectual property from cyberthieves futile?

Experts gathering to discuss intellectual-property theft say that a fix will require the application of economic sanctions, not just more technology.

By May 23, 2013

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Kickended: Where $0 failed Kickstarters go to die

Kickstarter projects that received not even a single dollar of love have been collected into an archive of futility that is equal parts sad and amusing.

By November 12, 2014

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Tracking tactful leopards on the prowl near human homes

Researchers tracking leopards found them to be quite good neighbors, despite their ability to tear other large mammals to shreds.

By November 21, 2014

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Time calculator shows futility in trying to keep up with Twitter

The Tweetulator Twitter time calculator offers a compelling case for keeping your Twitter following activities down to a reasonable size.

By February 18, 2013

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Find your first tweet: Twitter opens archive for its birthday

To celebrate turning 8, Twitter is making it easy for you to find your very first tweet. Were you witty or dull?

By March 20, 2014

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Lego machine removes DRM from Kindle e-books

Lego Mindstorms, a Kindle, and a laptop combine into an art project that is an automated system for scanning e-books and creating DRM-free versions.

By September 8, 2013