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NASA to 'lasso' an asteroid

The White House confirms the space agency is working up plans to snag a space rock and bring it closer to Earth for study.

By April 8, 2013

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NASA's asteroid lasso mission said to halt Apocalypse scenario

Speaking at the Human to Mars Summit, NASA's top administrator, Charles Bolden, pledges to work to "prevent an asteroid from colliding with devastating force into our planet."

By May 6, 2013

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Wonder Woman to be next Digital First title from DC Comics

A story arc by Gail Simone will kick off the "Sensation Comics Featuring Wonder Woman" title in the Digital First comics series, launching in August 2014.

By May 20, 2014

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Exclusive cover peek at 'Female Force: Sheryl Sandberg' comic

Depicting Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg's life in just 22 pages was a challenge, says writer Michael Frizell. CNET has an exclusive look at the cover for this new biography comic.

By April 3, 2014

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NASA asks citizen scientists to become ‘asteroid hunters’

In an effort to avoid a potential apocalypse, the space agency is holding a contest to get people to help it discover deadly asteroids.

By March 10, 2014

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Earthlings unite to confront the asteroid menace

The first meeting of an international group tasked with figuring out how to react to asteroids that threaten our very existence is set for next week.

By January 31, 2014

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Did Han Solo shoot first? Who cares? You can buy his blaster

An original Han Solo blaster from "The Empire Strikes Back" and "Return of the Jedi" is up for auction. If you have $200,000 or more, you could soon be taking on any Stormtroopers in your area.

By December 2, 2013

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Thor as metal-factory worker? Superheroes get part-time jobs

A geeky illustrator imagines the perfect everyday jobs for superheroes who might need a break from all the danger and glitz. Who knows? Superman could end up in the cubicle next to yours.

By November 8, 2013

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Old-school MacPaint revived online with CloudPaint

Start sharpening your lasso skills! The 1984 software program MacPaint gets new life as a fully usable Web version called CloudPaint.

By October 9, 2013

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Microsoft skips Apple's copy, paste with Bing 'Lasso'

A new feature in Microsoft's Bing application for iPad aims to make it easier to start a new search from any page you're on just by drawing a circle around a word or two.

By July 5, 2011