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Researchers build pub to find out why people get hammered

A UK university wants to understand why people get drunk. So it spent $33,000 on a pub laboratory with microphones and hidden cameras to solve a great human mystery. (Maybe not so much of a mystery?)

By Feb. 18, 2014

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Can you be MC Hammer's pal? Social startup has an answer

The entertainment icon endorses 1mind, a new social network from the duo behind About Last Night. This latest startup uses a personality match algorithm to find folks who are similar to you.

By Aug. 1, 2013

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Comic-Con 2013: Thor's Hammer takes center stage at Marvel's booth

Brian checks out Marvel's Thor 2 showcase including Thor's hammer, Mjolnir, and their constantly changing stage.

By Jul. 18, 2013

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Apple hammers Google witness hard in e-book pricing trial

As the e-book saga rolls on, Apple attempts to poke holes in Google's testimony and the Justice Department's case.

By Jun. 6, 2013

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Thor's hammer gets a Tesla coil, puts out 80,000 volts

According to comic book legend, Thor's hammer can summon lightning. A couple of makers decided to make that concept real with an assist from a Tesla coil.

By May. 3, 2013

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Dubious Google Glass eBay auction hammered

An auction for alleged Google Glass glasses attracts bids beyond $15,000. Then it disappears.

By Feb. 27, 2013

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Time to recalculate? Thor's hammer may be a featherweight

Neil deGrasse Tyson's calculations that Thor's hammer weighs as much as 300 billion elephants may be off by about 300 billion elephants.

By Feb. 19, 2013

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Neil deGrasse Tyson: Thor's hammer weighs 300 billion elephants

Astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson tackles the difficult calculations required to determine the weight of superhero Thor's otherworldly weapon.

By Feb. 8, 2013

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Man retrieves lost iPhone using dating service - and a hammer

Trombonist Nadav Nirenberg lost his phone only to see someone using it on a dating site. So he set up a date and showed up with a hammer.

By Jan. 7, 2013

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Apple hammers 'copycat' theme with more internal docs

Another set of internal Samsung usability reviews have been unearthed that show the company had its eye on Apple's features.

By Aug. 10, 2012