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Watch a BASE jump down into a pool 34 stories in the air

A BASE jumper in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, makes a super-splashy entrance at a rooftop pool party, and you can fly along with him in this crazy video.

By October 14, 2014

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PreTweet saves you from looking like an idiot on social media

No more "amazeballs"! Avoid looking like a twit on Twitter by using the PreTweet service to scrub out overused words everybody is tired of seeing on social media.

By October 22, 2014

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How the 'Netflix of books' won over the publishing industry (Q&A)

Oyster has grown its library of books available to its all-you-can-eat subscribers to more than 100,000 titles. CEO Eric Stromberg told CNET how it happened, and how the company is changing the world of reading.

By January 25, 2014

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Bid to cross Atlantic in flying rowboat fizzles, balloonist rescued

Ambitious stunt doesn't quite fly, as Canadian news chopper picks up North Carolina man who landed in Newfoundland.

By September 13, 2013

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How to change an encrypted volume's password in OS X

While encrypting and decrypting a volume can be done on the fly, the option for changing its password is a bit hidden.

By May 28, 2013

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Google-Asteroids: Blast your way through search terms

Google search turns into a vintage video game with Google-Asteroids. Fly your triangle ship through space and blast away to reveal search results.

By January 31, 2013

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Four forgotten Google-made Android apps

Here are a handful of useful, Google-produced Android apps that have managed to fly pretty low under the radar -- until now.

By October 8, 2012

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More drones take to the sky, like it or not

The FBI has approval to fly drones. So does the town of Herington, Kan., population 2,526, according to new documents from the Federal Aviation Administration.

By April 20, 2012

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Google's Project Glass: Envisioning the business boost

Skeptical about smart glasses that would augment your visual reality with data on the fly? You should be. But it is worth pondering some potential business uses for these newfangled glasses.

By April 5, 2012

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Ep 1013: Where just because you can doesn't mean you should

Leaked from today's 404 podcast: FAA updates its list of approved-to-fly electronics, the Emperor's new iPad, Beetlejuice and TMNT sequels, petitioning Bioware to change the ending of Mass Effect 3, and more!

By March 19, 2012