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Steve Jobs' childhood home designated 'historical resource'

The modest single-story house in Silicon Valley is designated a protected historical site due to its association with the late Apple co-founder.

By Oct. 29, 2013

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Steve Jobs' early home, garage tapped to become historical site

The Los Altos, Calif., home where some of the first Apple computers were built could become a protected historical site.

By Sep. 23, 2013

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Superheroes swoop into historical photos (images)

Superman helps save looted World War II artwork, while Batman speaks to paratroopers in the field. Indonesian photographer Agan Harahap places superheroes (and an occasional villain) into iconic shots as a comment on what it means to be a hero.

8 Images By May. 30, 2012

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Google Street View travels to Brazil, Mexican historical sites

Google says it has expanded its imagery for Brazil and included some historical sites for those looking through Mexico Street View photos.

By Aug. 17, 2012

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'Daily Show' gives Palin historical Twitter hashtag

In celebration of Sarah Palin's slight misrecollection of the story of Paul Revere, 'The Daily Show' staff creates a Twitter hashtag in order to collect Palinesque versions of history.

By Jun. 4, 2011

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IBM helping Europe scan historical documents

Big Blue is working with the EU to help libraries, universities, and companies digitize documents using new scanning tools that provide greater accuracy.

By Aug. 26, 2010

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DukeMobile iPhone app puts historical images in your pocket

You don't have to be a Duke University student to enjoy this app's new collection of nearly 32,000 archival images, all of them presented in an iPhone-friendly format.

By Jun. 16, 2009

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'Second Life Herald' book pulls back historical curtain on virtual worlds

Peter Ludlow and Mark Wallace's new book is a must-read for those interested in the history and philosophy of modern virtual worlds.

By Nov. 27, 2007

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A tour of 600 years of watchmaking history

Road Trip 2011: Visitors to the Patek Philippe Museum in Geneva can wander among dozens and dozens of the world's most beautiful watches. But the collection also features an archive of beautiful timepieces dating back to the 16th century.

By Aug. 18, 2011

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Twitter Data Grants gives bulk tweets to researchers for study

Within the plethora of daily tweets, researchers in the fields of health, natural disasters, finance, and more can find insightful information.

By Feb. 5, 2014