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Lucky Detroit gets its own giant RoboCop

Your days are numbered, criminals of Detroit. Your city is about to be patrolled by a 10-foot-tall statue of RoboCop because why not?

By June 3, 2014

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Lucky streaks exist, but luck's got nothing to do with it

Research on gamblers by two scientists show much more subtle pattern emerging in lucky streaks than mere chance.

By May 13, 2014

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Assange: Critics got lucky because NSA had no PR strategy

Though the WikiLeaks founder and critics like Edward Snowden were forced into exile, they took advantage of the previously-silent NSA's lack of experience at spinning public opinion, Assange told SXSW.

By March 8, 2014

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Daft Punk's 'Get Lucky' gets retro Mario Paint cover

A creative spirit reimagines Daft Punk's fun song with a cover made in the Super Nintendo game Mario Paint. What's not to like?

By September 4, 2013

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Snapchat's Evan Spiegel: Saying no to $3B, and feeling lucky

The son of successful lawyers, Spiegel grew up in a world of wealth, power, and privilege. Now the 23-year-old entrepreneur will be remembered for saying no to Mark Zuckerberg.

By November 26, 2013

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Cop cracks woman's iPad passcode to rescue her after crash

After a driver's OnStar alert system reportedly gives inaccurate locations for a crash, the local police department's tech geek thinks fast, breaks into the driver's iPad at her home and finds her via an Apple app.

By October 15, 2014

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Man repels bear by wielding old computer

Apparently bears in Russia aren't too fond of outdated technology, which is fortunate for a man who met one while salvaging metal from a scrap heap.

By October 21, 2014

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Steam Machines going to 300 lucky users before 2014 rollout

Valve is giving 300 lucky Steam users prototype Steam Machines, computers that run SteamOS, its new gaming operating system.

By September 25, 2013

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Valve's Steam Machine prototype to ship early to 300 lucky players

In the second of three announcements, the game developer and digital distributor is inviting 300 Steam users to beta-test a prototype this year.

By September 25, 2013

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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