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10 years of XPrizes: Fixing the world one competition at a time

It was October 4, 2004 that Scaled Composites won the Ansari XPrize. 10 years later, what started as one man's quest to get to space has evolved into an international organization for global good.

By October 3, 2014

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That 'Doctor Who' continuity reference explained: Who are the clockwork robots?

The first episode of season 8 sees the new Doctor wracking his brains to recall a previous episode. We'll help him (and you) remember. Spoilers!

By August 23, 2014

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Suspended-animation trials to begin on humans

Knife- and gunshot-wound victims will be placed in suspended animation as the first human trials begin on this emergency life-saving technique.

By May 25, 2014

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Rest your feet on Han Solo's frozen face

Everyone's favorite scruffy-looking Nerf herder imprisoned in carbonite makes for unusual home decor for floors or walls with this "Star Wars" rug.

By April 29, 2014

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After a decadelong chase, Rosetta preps to tag a comet

The European spacecraft has been hunting down one particular comet at high speeds for several years. Now, after a long nap, its target is within sight.

By March 28, 2014

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The chips of Samsung's Galaxy S5 -- Exynos and Snapdragon

The Korean electronics giant packs a lot of speed and multimedia features into its new phone with chips from Samsung and Qualcomm

By February 27, 2014

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Rosetta awakens, readies for first-ever road trip with a comet

The European spacecraft finally sent a signal home after 31 months of hibernation. Now it prepares to meet up and ride along with a comet later this year.

By January 20, 2014

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Patrick Stewart keeps China's 'Jade Rabbit' rover hopping

One of the greatest actors of our time dons some cardboard to pay tribute to one very disappointing robot.

By February 5, 2014

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China's moon rover breaks down, mission in jeopardy

China landed its first rover on the moon to much celebration last month, but the Jade Rabbit is now in trouble.

By January 27, 2014

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Spacecraft ready to wake up and hitch a ride on a comet

The European Space Agency's solar-powered Rosetta craft will "wake up" after napping for two and a half years and begin the final part of its unprecedented journey to rendezvous with a comet.

By January 17, 2014