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Medieval bishop's theory resembles modern concept of multiple universes

A 13th-century bishop's theory about the formation of the universe has intriguing parallels with the theory of multiple universes.

April 27, 2014

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Tiptoe around medieval baddies in Tiny Thief (pictures)

We take a look at the newest game from Rovio, which puts you in the shoes of an unlikely Robin Hood-like hero.

6 Images By July 17, 2013

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Medieval book in unknown language contains message

The Voynich Manuscript has eluded every attempt at deciphering. But new computerized statistical analysis suggests it has a genuine message and is not a hoax.

By June 24, 2013

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When it comes to wearables, Intel takes anti-Apple approach

Intel is confident wearables are the next frontier. But the chipmaker's approach to developing the gadgets is the polar opposite of that taken by the industry's biggest contenders.

By September 14, 2014

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Is it possible to record the world's best-sounding music without a mountain of gear?

Todd Garfinkle's company, MA Recordings, makes astonishing-sounding albums of brilliant music with not much more than a pair of microphones and a recorder.

By September 13, 2014

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The real-life Minas Tirith from 'Lord of the Rings': A tour of Mont Saint-Michel

For over 1,000 years, Mont Saint-Michel has stood the test of time, sieges, sacks, and more. Its iconic positioning, on a tiny island just off the French coast, has given inspiration to movie makers, designers for games like Assassin's Creed, and artists of all kinds. Here's a full photo tour of this island village, castle, and abbey.

By June 27, 2014

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Jon and Ygritte married? 'Game of Thrones' nuptials imagined

"A Song of Weddings and Woes" graphics describe the big days for six Westeros couples. It's not all lace and flowers (except at Renly's affair).

By June 18, 2014

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3D printing makes scoliosis braces more sleek, comfortable

Design pioneer 3D Systems unveils the "Bespoke" brace, which aims to change the way back braces fit, function, and feel.

By June 9, 2014

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Government spies work in Vodafone exchanges, network admits

The world's second largest telecommunications network reveals the extent of government snooping on its network in 29 countries.

By June 6, 2014

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What I learned from my camera-crippled vacay

A forgotten charger leaves photo bug Stephen Shankland in the lurch. But he gets a lesson in restraint, SLRs, and e-shopping.

By May 3, 2014