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Confessions of a smartphone thief

Almost 2 billion people around the world use smartphones -- typically worth hundreds of dollars a pop on the black market. A former smartphone thief explains their allure to street criminals.

By November 24, 2014

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Tomorrow Daily 091: Functioning Spider-Man gloves; a bloody, crazy Kickstarter; and more

On today's show, we check out a watch with a laser onboard, a bus powered by poop, breakthrough Spider-Man gloves that let the wearer scale a glass surface, and the (now-suspended) Blood Sport Kickstarter campaign.

By November 24, 2014

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Tomorrow Daily 091: Functioning Spider-Man gloves; a bloody, crazy Kickstarte; and more

The Blood Sport Kickstarter was suspended today, after a week of collecting money to fund a crazy idea involving donating blood while playing video games. Was it a bio-hazard? An unauthorized blood donation site? Or perhaps Kickstarter's fear of blood?

By November 24, 2014

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'Man in the Moon' gets a new origin story

Many have assumed the craters roughly forming the shape of a human face on the moon's surface were formed by space rocks, but new research supports the claim that it came from within our only natural satellite.

By October 1, 2014

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Why is Spider-Man wearing a ruffled neckpiece?

What do you get when you drop Darth Vader, Captain America and The Incredible Hulk into the 17th century? Photographer Sacha Goldberger's images tell the tale.

By November 19, 2014

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ESPN bans Twitter use for baseball writer who defended evolution

Keith Law gets into a Twitter debate with former pitcher Curt Schilling on the subject of evolution vs. creationism. ESPN confirms Law's Twitter use has been suspended but won't say why.

By November 22, 2014

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The 404 Show 1,581: Wolf Man, bad passwords, how online stores change prices on you (podcast)

Today Iyaz and Jeff debate Wolf Man's brand recognition, scratch their heads at an infamous hacker's simple password and discover how and why online retailers change their prices depending on shopper behaviors.

By November 13, 2014

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'Star Trek' began filming 50 years ago

The crew of the Enterprise walked in front of cameras for the first time on 27 November 1964 -- but the legendary TV show nearly didn't make it to the screen.

By November 27, 2014

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Man maced after asking woman to turn off phone at movies

At a screening of the movie "Mr. Turner" in Hollywood, a phone becomes a flash point.

By November 11, 2014

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Prop maker builds tiny Iron Man costume for his sick baby

To help his newborn son "feel brave," father and professional prop maker Eric Hart crafted a tiny Iron Man costume from fabric and foam. Result: possibly the most adorable Avenger yet.

By November 11, 2014