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Test your trivia and geography knowledge with Google SmartyPins

Are you good at tying together your trivia and geography skills? You have 1,000 miles -- spend them well.

By July 7, 2014

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The best way to see the epic 2015 Perseid meteor shower as it peaks

One of the most spectacular night sky shows of the year is here, and the pesky moon isn't around this time to spoil it. Here's how to take it in.

By August 12, 2015

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Is the LOL dead? How laughing online is changing

Facebook looks at trends in how we laugh in comments and emojis are conquering the LOL. Also: Apple Pay expands, and Cortana can replace Google Now.

By August 10, 2015

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See the ethereal ring around Pluto as New Horizons looks back

Pluto is already otherworldly, but the dwarf planet is downright eerie in a new image showing its hazy skies backlit by the sun.

By July 24, 2015

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For T-Mobile's wireless ambitions, a make-or-break moment looms

The Uncarrier has the most to win or lose in next year's spectrum auction, including whether it has a chance to be a true competitor to Verizon Wireless and AT&T.

By June 23, 2015

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11 kinds of chameleon found masquerading as a single species

Chameleons in Madagascar previously thought to all belong to a single species have actually turned out to be 11 separate ones.

By May 26, 2015

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NASA says current lull in major US hurricanes only happens once every 177 years

We're having a "hurricane drought," with nearly a decade passing without a category three or higher storm making landfall. Will our luck hold?

By May 14, 2015

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How ancient 'zombie worms' screwed up valuable fossils

A team of researchers in England has discovered how a worm with no mouth or stomach may have messed with the ocean's fossil record for millions of years.

By April 16, 2015

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Play Chrome's endless runner game when offline

​Experiencing spotty Internet and looking for a way to pass the time? Google Chrome has a built-in endless runner at the ready.

By January 22, 2015

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Nanoplug, the invisible hearing aid that's a lifestyle product

No bigger than an eraser, the Nanoplug is affordable and, its makers claim, half the size of conventional hearing aids.

By December 22, 2014