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Ghost hunting tech: The Geiger Counter

In her paranormal research, professional ghost hunter Gloria Young uses a $20 Geiger counter, which measures radiation. They normally click at regular intervals, but irregular clicks could be interpreted as ghosts responding to your questions. During a taped interview inside the Brookdale Lodge, the Geiger counter interrupted Young as she described a previous ghostly encounter.

By October 24, 2013

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H.R. Giger Geiger counter is frightening and useful

If you want to look for radioactivity in truly "Alien" style, then you need a Giger Geiger counter crafted from bones and tubes.

By August 20, 2012

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Softbank's Geiger counter smartphone: Start of a global trend?

Softbank launched a smartphone that tracks radiation in Japan. The feature is aimed at the Japanese market, but could interest the rest of the world.

By May 31, 2012

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Talking Geiger counter developed for blind

An association for the blind will sell a Geiger counter that reads out levels, while Toshiba develops a radiation hot-spot camera.

By December 15, 2011

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HR Giger counter

Someone's finally done it — a Geiger counter styled after the art of HR Giger is in the world.

By August 16, 2012

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Japan radiation monitoring goes crowd, open source

Safecast will be aggregating data from existing sensors while deploying more geiger counters.

By May 6, 2011

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'Star Wars' sled strikes back: AT-AT races in Cardboard Classic

In honor of the snowy Hoth battle scene in "The Empire Strikes Back," a homemade Imperial Walker sled competed in the annual Cardboard Classic contest in Lansing, Mich.

By January 30, 2014

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Ghost invades Peaches Geldof's selfie?

Nothing sets apart an Instagram image like a photobombing spirit. But is it the work of a haunting or a photo app?

By December 16, 2013

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Google Doodle kitty honors physicist Erwin Schrodinger

Famed for his theoretical experiment in which a cooped-up cat neither lives nor dies, the physicist would have been 126 years old today.

By August 12, 2013

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Working Pip-Boy 3000 designed for astronauts

A 3D-printed prototype wearable designed for astronauts takes its inspiration directly from the screens of the Fallout series.

By May 12, 2014