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Zombie moss: Plant revives after 1,500 frozen years

Scientists pull a sample of moss out of an ancient deep-freeze and discover it was just waiting for a chance to grow again.

By March 18, 2014

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Is Apple planning a catwalk show for its iPhone/iWatch event?

There's a mysterious white building being built at the site of Apple's Tuesday event. Fashion bloggers have been invited. Ergo?

By September 6, 2014

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Nextbit hires former HTC design chief

The Google-backed mobile and cloud startup puts Scott Croyle in charge of design and product, and adds him to its board.

By August 26, 2014

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Absolutely fabulist: The computer program that writes fables

Forget a thousand monkeys at a thousand typewriters, researchers have created a computer program that writes fables by itself.

By August 3, 2014

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Thor becomes a woman in new Marvel series

Marvel announces a new comic book series with a woman taking over as "the one and only Thor."

By July 15, 2014

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Hey, that's Luke Skywalker and Frodo trapped in a jar

With punny names rooted in pop culture, an artist in Minneapolis is giving live moss terrariums a decidedly geeky side.

By May 28, 2014

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Final 'IT Crowd' episode now showing on Hulu

Fans don't have to try turning their computers on and off again, now that Hulu and Hulu Plus are debuting the long-awaited last episode of the British geek comedy series "The IT Crowd."

By April 22, 2014

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Preserved woolly-mammoth autopsy shows cloning is a real possibility

A female woolly mammoth unearthed in Siberia has undergone necropsy, and scientists believe they will be able to extract high-quality DNA.

By March 19, 2014

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TrustyCon's RSA Conference rebels promise more to come

Government-sponsored malware, the legal implications of the US government's pro-spying defense, and a discussion of tools to fight for the future lit up the agenda at the first Trustworthy Technology Conference.

By February 27, 2014

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Sporting Trials and the Story of Lotus Cars

This is the little-known story of Lotus cars and the grassroots motorsport that inspired Colin Chapman to build super-lightweight race cars. Many folks may know a little bit about the original Lotus 7 from the 1950s, and their modern kit car incarnations, but what happened to the Lotuses numbered 1 through 6?

By February 27, 2014