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Beautiful art glass marbles: Hold space in the palm of your hand

The "stardust" marbles you flicked across the dirt have nothing on these breathtaking art glass wonders.

By September 4, 2014

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Sony's curved sensor brings 19th century tech back to the future

The promise of the curved sensor is better pictures in even thinner phones.

By June 18, 2014

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Mysterious writing in rare 16th-century Homer identified

The mysterious marginalia found in a 16th-century edition of Homer's Odyssey has been identified by a digital humanities student from the Archivio di Stato di Milano in Italy.

By May 6, 2014

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Nadella summons Nietzsche in pledging pivot to the future

Microsoft's new CEO borrows a line from the famous 19th century German philosopher, saying the company will maintain "courage in the face of reality." And sell a lot of software while it's at it.

By April 24, 2014

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From 'WarGames' to Aaron Swartz: How U.S. anti-hacking law went astray

The 1983 movie "WarGames" led to an anti-hacking law with felony penalties aimed at deterring intrusions into NORAD. Over time, it became broad and vague enough to ensnare the late Aaron Swartz.

By March 13, 2013

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Get 1 million Facebook 'Likes' for sex -- and a puppy

In one story, a girl tells a boy she will sleep with him if he gets 1 million Facebook Likes. In another, a dad tells his kids he will get them a puppy for the same "achievement." Is the world demented?

By January 18, 2013

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Happy birthday, Nazi rocket

Today marks the 70th anniversary of the first successful flight of the German V2 rocket — a ballistic missile that ended up being the first human-made craft to fly into space.

By October 2, 2012

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How crows are the smartest birds in the world

Crows are fascinating birds and among the smartest animals in the world. A new study demonstrates how effectively crows can reason cause and effect.

By September 18, 2012

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You can't deny Eduardo Saverin a visa for being a jerk

The outrage directed at Facebook's co-founder has led some to demand that Uncle Sam deny him a U.S. visa. Good luck with that.

By May 17, 2012

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Why Yahoo's going for the Facebook 'cashectomy' just now

Unless this is part of a bigger blood feud, the sides may very well decide to split the difference and cut a deal.

By March 12, 2012