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Tomorrow Daily 081: A 3D video from the ISS, E.T. landfill cartridges hit eBay, and more

Widely considered one of the worst games of all time, "E.T." for Atari 2600 was so terrible, unsold copies were dumped in a landfill. Now, after an excavation earlier this year, those dirty cartridges are hitting eBay, and they're pretty pricey.

By November 5, 2014

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Tomorrow Daily 081: A 3D video from the ISS, E.T. landfill cartridges hit eBay, and more

On today's show, we check out a water sphere floating in microgravity (courtesy of the astronauts onboard the International Space Station), debate bidding on the Atari 2600 E.T. games dug up from a landfill, and discuss an EFF request that could revive abandoned online games.

By November 5, 2014

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What's your bid? Landfilled Atari games now on eBay

Some of the spoils from an Atari excavation of a New Mexico landfill (yep, even E.T.) are now up for auction, but don't expect to be able to play the games.

By November 5, 2014

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Found! Atari's E.T. games dug up from New Mexico landfill

After 31 years hidden in the wake of one of the worst video game failures in history, thousands of E.T. and other Atari games were uncovered Saturday. The find ended the mystique of a great industry legend.

By April 26, 2014

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Monster paper recycling takes mere minutes in awesome time-lapse

A new video folds hours of New York's paper recycling program into just 3.5 minutes, and the results are completely captivating.

By September 3, 2014

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Ways to recycle your gadgets for Earth Day

An estimated 2 million tons of old gadgets end up in landfills every year. Not only is this bad for the environment, it can also be illegal. In this Tech Minute, CNET's Kara Tsuboi uncovers green ways to recycle your old phones, computers, and other tech gear for Earth Day.

By April 21, 2014

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Sweet! Scientists developing sugar-filled batteries

Researchers at Virginia Tech say sugar could be the key to cheap, biodegradable batteries that can be refilled.

By January 22, 2014

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Gadget trade-in sites offer cash bonuses this holiday season

Want to know how to get more money for your old tech toys? In this edition of Ask Maggie, CNET's Marguerite Reardon lists some Web sites with great deals this holiday season.

By November 23, 2013

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Your old computer monitor is now a decorative tile

Fireclay on Kickstarter crushes old computer and TV monitors into home decor.

By November 13, 2013

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Trash-powered cloud: Apple taps landfill biogas for data center

Apple discloses that the fuel cells at its North Carolina data center will run on biogas captured from landfills, part of its plan to operate using 60 percent on-site renewable energy.

By May 1, 2012