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Browser plugin lets you say goodbye to hyperbolic headlines

Chrome plugin Downworthy is tackling clickbait headlines by reworking the hyperbolic language into something a little more believable.

By January 27, 2014

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Google says Hillary Clinton will be the next president

Search engine optimization can be a peculiar thing. But conspiracy theorists will surely enjoy these results.

By June 25, 2015

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Fallout 4: A lovingly crafted, staggeringly varied wasteland

Our E3 2015 impressions of Bethesda's flagship franchise. A game that builds on Fallout 3's cold wasteland, but also adds a surprising degree of heart.

By June 15, 2015

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XKCD cartoonist's new book: 'Thing Explainer'

Like his "Up Goer Five" explanation of Saturn V rockets, Randall Munroe's next book marries a highly constrained vocabulary with detailed diagrams to explain everything from planes to plate tectonics.

By May 13, 2015

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Moore's Law is the reason your iPhone is so thin and cheap

Intel co-founder Gordon Moore's observation 50 years ago set the groundwork for self-driving cars on the road and computers in our pockets today.

By April 16, 2015

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CES 2015: The final word

It's official: another CES is in the can. And with two show floors, it was more packed than ever. So what did we learn? And what does it mean for tech in 2015 and beyond?

By January 10, 2015

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CES 2015 taught us the wireless audio future is now

At this year's CES, audio was about wireless connectivity and decluttering, and this is something that makers of technologies like Dolby Atmos could learn from.

By January 9, 2015

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CES 2015 TV tech: 4K all the way

For the last few years 4K "Ultra HD" televisions have been displayed at CES, but in 2015 they'll dominate -- not just on the show floor, but on showroom floors everywhere throughout the year.

By December 16, 2014

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Jumbo squids attack Greenpeace submarine

A two-man Greenpeace submarine has been attacked by squids on an expedition in the Bering Sea -- and all the gory details were captured in a Vine.

By October 13, 2014

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'What If?': A terrific combination of the ridiculous and real

Learning how science and the world work is rarely is as much fun as in this book from Randall Munroe, the creator of the XKCD comic. It's good for kids and adults.

By September 2, 2014