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Dad builds a realistic spacecraft simulator for his sons

The dedicated dad who built the NASA Mission Control Desk for his sons hopes to teach them more about space with this impressive simulator. Ground Control to Major Dad, all systems go!

By August 12, 2014

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Little girl persuades Google to give dad day off (with cute letter)

A little girl writes to Google and complains that her daddy gets only Saturdays off from the company. And it's his birthday. Google relents.

By June 21, 2014

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Daughter's Facebook foghorn blows dad's $80,000

A Florida headmaster wins an $80,000 age discrimination settlement. Then his daughter has to tell her Facebook friends about it (of course.) This contravenes the terms of the settlement.

By February 28, 2014

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'Jaws' baby bed is horrifyingly awesome

This was no boat accident. But it is the ultimate tribute to the most famous shark movie ever made. Crave chats with the crafty fan who may or may not be blamed in future therapy sessions.

By January 6, 2015

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You don't want your sex life monitored by Internet of Things, do you?

A new study shows that people want their health monitored by gadgets. Just not all of their health.

By December 30, 2014

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App creator pays off parents' mortgage for Christmas (Try not to cry)

Joe Riquelme, creator of Videoshop, decides there's only one way to repay his parents. The YouTube video of the gift-giving has already enjoyed more than 7 million views.

By December 29, 2014

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Engineering prof: Young people have no clue how to fix things

Engineering professor Danielle George bemoans the idea that when a gadget needs fixing, young people throw it away and buy a new one

By December 28, 2014

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The year in tech ads: Verizon was best, but who was worst?

2014 proved that every utterance of a company constitutes an ad. But which were the most memorably positive and which simply hurt?

By December 27, 2014

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A smartphone as a holiday gift? Not such a brilliant idea

In this week's Ask Maggie, CNET consumer advice columnist Marguerite Reardon cautions readers to think twice about giving a smartphone as a gift. Why's that? It's the gift that keeps on costing.

By December 19, 2014

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Surprising apps in 2014 you may have missed

These aren't the best apps of the year or even the biggest names, but each of these apps surprised me in certain ways that make them all worthy of note at the end of 2014.

By December 17, 2014