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A second Comcast customer says she was subjected to a nasty nickname

Technically Incorrect: Just days after the cable provider apologized to a customer for an expletive on his bill, a Chicago area resident says she received a bill with a variation on the same theme.

By February 5, 2015

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Hubble telescope observes freaky antics of 'Nasty 1' star

Astronomers using the Hubble Space Telescope say the star nicknamed Nasty 1 (Miss Jackson if...) doesn't behave like a typical star of its kind. Hence its bad-boy image and name.

By May 21, 2015

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How to manage your online reputation for free

Your rep is everything -- especially online.

By April 8, 2015

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See how the 'Interstellar' robots walked on set as life-sized puppets, not CGI

A fascinating behind-the-scenes video shows how mobile metal cabinets TARS and CASE really walked among the actors of Christopher Nolan's sci-fi opus.

By March 27, 2015

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Two adorable new spiders found: Meet Sparklemuffin and Skeletorus

Two new species of peacock spider have been found in Queensland, Australia -- the colourful Sparklemuffin and the spooky Skeletorus.

By March 5, 2015

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7 great keyboard apps for your Android phone or tablet

You don't have to stick with that preloaded keyboard that comes with your Android gadget. Here are seven alternatives that give your device a boost.

By February 9, 2015

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A wizard in the sky: The apophenia of nebulae

What do you see when you look at nebula photographs? One astrophotographer has shared his vision of the shapes in space.

By January 8, 2015

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Welcome to digital detox camp, no phones allowed

Camp Grounded lets grown-ups relive their summer camp days, but only after surrendering all their digital devices.

By June 12, 2014

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Avast support forum hack snags usernames, passwords

The security company has taken down its support forum following a hack that compromised usernames, email addresses, and encrypted passwords.

By May 27, 2014

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Set up SMS, iMessage alerts on Google Glass

Last month, Google finally enabled iPhone users to receive SMS and iMessage alerts on Glass.

By May 15, 2014