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'That's rocket science': See adults try to do fifth-grade math

Grown-ups attempt and fail to remember how to solve math problems from their childhood. Can you find the common denominators?

By September 25, 2014

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New tool for grading Iowa kids in gym class? Heart rate monitors

No more slacking in PE -- at least not in the schools in Dubuque, Iowa. Starting this year, the district will require students to wear the devices.

By August 18, 2014

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The new Sony Alpha ILCE-7R makes the grade

If you don't mind carrying a spare battery, the A7R offers terrific photo quality and a great shooting experience in a compact model.

By January 21, 2014

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MDR SA5000: Sony's classic, audiophile-grade, full-size headphone

The Audiophiliac falls in love with an older Sony, the MDR-SA5000, and wonders, why doesn't Sony even try to make world-class headphones in 2013?

By November 16, 2013

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Gartner: 'Back-to-school' PC sales don't make the grade

Though the numbers mostly lined up with a report from market research firm IDC, Gartner paints a much darker picture of the PC industry.

By October 9, 2013

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Orfos creates a force field of light around your bike

Using neodymium magnets and a unique process that embeds LEDs in silicone, the Orfos lights bring the power of flares to your bike.

By November 4, 2014

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Making the grade in Massive Open Online Courses

MOOCs are becoming increasing popular as a way for people to access lessons from Ivy League universities. But access doesn't always translate into student success.

By September 3, 2013

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Guy opens old Magic: The Gathering deck, stumbles on $27,000 card

What was a routine opening of an original Magic:The Gathering deck turned into an accidental discovery of one of the Holy Grails of Magic cards.

By October 14, 2014

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George R.R. Martin addresses lack of gay sex in 'Game of Thrones' books

Asked about the absence of gay sex scenes so far, the writer explains that his "viewpoint characters" aren't gay. He also tells stories of how his teachers tried to stop him from reading sci-fi.

By August 12, 2014

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8 essential apps for back to school

Time to hit the books, but not without a few apps to help you out this school year.

By August 7, 2014