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Have your ashes dropped from near space to return as snow

A new company called Mesoloft will rocket your ashes to near space, where they will likely traverse the globe before becoming the seeds of raindrops and snowflakes.

By October 17, 2014

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Giant comet to pass Mars for the first time in a million years

The closest look ever at a new comet will happen when the mountain-size comet Siding Spring buzzes past Mars this weekend.

By October 17, 2014

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ISS-Above glows when the space station orbits near you

Get alerts anytime the International Space Station flies over your location, so you can wave, send a tweet, or run outside to see it at night.

By January 29, 2014

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Tomorrow Daily 071: Ashes in space, a big 'Avengers' prop for RDJ, and nuclear fusion reactors

Lockheed Martin claims they've made a breakthrough in fusion technology, and may be able to build a fusion reactor the size of a shipping container someday. It's decades away from becoming a reality (if it even happens at all), but we're still intrigued by the concept.

By October 20, 2014

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NASA orbiters hide behind Mars to avoid comet debris

A rare close flyby of a comet near Mars put NASA's orbiters in a potentially dangerous situation, but also allowed them to study the moving space object.

By October 20, 2014

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Apple's Oct. 16 event: Here's what we expect

New iPads and Macs, as well as an official launch of the OS X Yosemite computer operating system, should show up at Apple's event this week.

By October 12, 2014

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Washer buying guide

Everything you need to know before you buy your next washer, all in one place.

By September 12, 2013

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Intel meets its 'makers,' with chips for DIY set and the firms they'll found (Q&A)

The next wave of consumer electronics could come from the maker movement and indie developers. Intel's Edward Ross wants to make the company's chips a key part of that trend.

By October 4, 2014

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SoundTouch Series II delivers updated apps and music services to Bose's Sonos competitor

​Bose announced its second-generation SoundTouch system are now available -- with the main difference being a choice of colors -- as well as a host of software improvements and new streaming services.

By October 2, 2014

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Immortalize yourself on a brick in the Nikola Tesla Museum

A new Indiegogo campaign lets you get your name or a short phrase (or even a haiku!) on a brick in the upcoming museum for the storied inventor.

By September 28, 2014