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Tomorrow Daily 021: New video capture tech, the Rickroll 'Rickmote,' a new X-wing, and more

We can't decide what we're more excited about today: the Episode VII X-wing J.J. Abrams unveiled, or the Rickrolling remote. Just kidding. We're way more excited about the X-wing. Even Rick Astley is more excited about the new X-wing (probably).

By July 21, 2014

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NASA's idea of a Mars ‘reality show’

What happens when you stick six wannabe astronauts in crammed quarters in the middle of nowhere for months? A NASA-funded study seeks to find out.

By April 1, 2014

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Bucky Dome: Daddy of all geodesic dome homes

The R. Buckminster Fuller dome home in Carbondale, Ill., is a lot less dangerous and a lot more sustainable than Mad Max's Thunderdome. It's the proud parent of all geodesic dome homes.

By April 16, 2011

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Google courts Apple developers with new Google Maps tools

Google updates its iOS developer tools so that any developer can integrate Google Maps into the apps they produce.

By February 22, 2013

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Score! NASA spots soccer-ball shape buckyballs in space

The Spitzer infrared telescope discovers solid buckyballs in space for the first time, giving astronomers clues into the nature of matter in deep space.

By February 23, 2012

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LEDs power Times Square ball on New Year's Eve

Efficient LED lighting gets ready for a close-up moment as the light source for the ball that falls in Times Square on New Year's Eve.

By December 22, 2011

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Geek's Guide to Route 66 tech wrap-up

This phase of the Geek's Guide to Route 66 wraps up with some praise (and a little criticism) of the gadgets that came along for the ride. Here's a sneak preview: the iPad 2 wins awards as both the best and most frustrating.

By April 28, 2011

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Geodesic takes aim at SMS with Mundu IM

The communication software maker offers a mobile instant-messaging service that takes aim at text messaging. Find out how it performs.

By November 21, 2008

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Oops! Facebook mistakenly censors Burning Man art

In a censorship FAIL, Facebook removes photo of nude sculpture from Burning Man but reverses decision later.

By September 15, 2010

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At Google, doodling is real work

There's a whole team behind the special Google logos that mark holidays, big events, and VIP birthdays. CNET's Daniel Terdiman witnesses the Doodlers in process.

By September 6, 2010