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To find lost jungle graves, beware of unexploded WWII bombs

The BentProp Project has been searching the Palauan jungle for years to find the remains of POWs and others executed by the Japanese. Unexploded WWII bombs make it a risky quest.

By Apr. 20, 2014

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In Palau, lost WWII graves and unexploded bombs (pictures)

For years, BentProp Project volunteers have been seeking the remains of POWs and others executed by the Japanese. And NGO Cleared Ground Demining has been removing bombs from the area.

17 Images By Apr. 20, 2014

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A walk among hidden graves and WWII bombs

To find unmarked graves thought to hold the bodies of POWs, missionaries, and others executed in the Palauan jungle by the Japanese during World War II, volunteers from the BentProp Project must first wait for Cleared Ground Demining to dispose of countless unexploded bombs left there for decades.

By Apr. 19, 2014

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Monopoly rises from the grave with 'Walking Dead' edition

How do you make an 80-year-old board game more exciting? By filling it with slavering zombies, duh.

By Nov. 13, 2013

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21st century death: Corpse cocoons and solar-powered graves? (pictures)

A contest called "Design for Death" asks participants to reimagine mourning and burial for the 21st century. Their intriguing solutions range from reverent to eco-practical to downright strange.

12 Images Aug. 2, 2013

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Ep. 1296: Where we take our filters to the grave

Today we'll learn how Xbox gamers in Japan came to be called "gropers," why Kanye West will never be Steve Jobs, and how one Tumblr is exposing Instagram frauds that misuse the hashtag #nofilter.

By Jul. 2, 2013

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The 404 1,296: Where we take our filters to the grave (podcast)

Today we'll learn how Xbox gamers in Japan came to be called "gropers," why Kanye West will never be Steve Jobs, and how one Tumblr is exposing Instagram frauds that misuse the hashtag #nofilter.

By Jul. 2, 2013

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Japanese turning to robotic crypts, virtual grave visits

Some are finding their final resting place in mechanized crypts, while one Buddhist temple has virtual memorials for sale.

By Apr. 10, 2013

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After a year in the grave, can SOPA and Protect IP return?

CNET asked the leaders of the congressional committees that write U.S. copyright law, plus the groups that backed the controversial legislation a year ago, to tell us what will happen next.

By Jan. 18, 2013

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Pilgrimage to the grave of Ham the Astrochimp

Crave's Nerdy New Mexico series delivers flowers to the grave of Ham the Astrochimp, the first chimpanzee launched into space. It was a big confidence booster for NASA prior to sending humans into orbit.

By Apr. 20, 2012