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Museum's 155-year-old mouse trap catches a fresh rodent

Some inventions stand the test of time, like this still-functioning old mouse trap that wasn't ready to resign itself to history just yet.

By February 4, 2016

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Bond, Bentleys and more: Take a tour of the new Petersen Automotive Museum

The new Petersen Automotive Museum has race cars, hot rods, Bond cars and more. Here's a full tour.

By February 8, 2016

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The world's only opalised pearls, 65 million years in the making

The world's first opalised pearls have been found in the Australian desert, dating back 65 million years, when it was covered by an inland sea.

By February 8, 2016

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The magnificent wheeled machines of the Petersen Automotive Museum (pictures)

This newly refurbished LA museum is a Mecca for auto addicts. CNET takes a tour.

50 Images By February 8, 2016

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Internet unsure if ancient Greek 'laptop' is a Mac or a PC

Commentary: The Internet is in a tizzy over a Greek carving from 100 B.C. that resembles an open laptop, and CNET writer Amanda Kooser wants to believe.

By February 8, 2016

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Battleships and Battlefields: WWII Museums from around the world

From Pearl Harbor to London to Normandy and beyond, the battlefields and machines of World War II survive and are maintained as museums. Here are photo tours of a few of the famous sites.

By December 6, 2015

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'The Shining' hotel may get even scarier as a horror museum

The iconic Stanley Hotel hopes to open a horror museum. Future filmmakers will also have access to a production studio that will make them want to stay forever, and ever and ever.

By October 28, 2015

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A tour of the Nethercutt Museum and Collection: From classic cars to self-playing orchestras

Hidden in plain sight in the northeast corner of the San Fernando valley in Los Angeles is an incredible collection of classic cars, a steam train, and mechanical musical instruments of all kinds. Here's a photo tour of the Nethercutt Museum and Collection.

By October 17, 2015

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Nethercutt Museum and Collection: Classic cars, trains, and more (pictures)

The Nethercutt Museum and Collection in Los Angeles features over 250 American and European cars from the dawn of the automobile to modern times, along with a steam locomotive, Pullman car, mechanical musical instruments and more. Here's a photo tour.

50 Images By October 17, 2015

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Desktop museum puts mammoth meat and a Star Wars dragon in your hand

The Mini Museum II, now on Kickstarter, lets you hold some of the world's rarest items, including items from space, ancient history and the Earth itself.

By October 15, 2015