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The 404 322: Where we insist on abiding by Murphy's Law

So the Tricaster is dead for now... yeah, I guess we shouldn't be eating sesame cake and drinking Tabasco sauce around it, but hey, it happens. We make the best of things today again with Jason Howell.

By April 16, 2009

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The Murphy bed of computer desks

It has a hideaway display and keyboard.

By May 20, 2008

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From Alderaan to yoohoo: Whole 'Star Wars' dialogue alphabetized

Tom Murphy VII took every English word spoken in "Star Wars: A New Hope" and alphabetized them. Because why not?

By June 4, 2014

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Snapchat CEO: Classmate may deserve something for the idea

The photo-sharing site's CEO admits in a deposition video obtained by Business Insider that Reggie Brown, who's suing Snapchat for a piece of the pie, might be entitled to something for his contributions.

By November 21, 2013

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Microsoft to Windows XP users: The jig is up

Today marks the last day of official support for XP. So what does that mean for the aged operating system and its many steadfast users?

By April 8, 2014

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Full-moon curse lifted? Looks like dusty mirrors are to blame

Researchers explain why reflectors left on the moon 40 years ago aren't cooperating when it comes to returning laser beams meant to measure the orb's distance from Earth.

By February 12, 2014

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DIY mind-control interface on Kickstarter

A new Kickstarter campaign wants to put an affordable, open-source brain-computer interface kit in the hands of anyone with a computer.

By December 11, 2013

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Be one with Flappy Bird: The science of 'flow' in game design

A core reason why recent hits like Flappy Bird and Threes found success -- and are massively addictive -- lies in the way they put us in a unique zen-like state known as flow.

By February 15, 2014

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Why Windows XP users are more vulnerable to threats

Beyond losing official support from Microsoft, the 13-year-old OS was developed in a simpler time when today's cyberthreats were far in the future.

By April 8, 2014

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Snapchat founders reportedly pocket $20M from funding deal

College-age co-founders Evan Spiegel and Bobby Murphy are said to have netted $10 million a piece from a secondary offering.

By June 25, 2013