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Will the iPhone 5S survive a crush test at the world's largest observation wheel?

CNET's Jeff Bakalar visits the High Roller observation wheel in Las Vegas to torture-test the gold iPhone 5S. Check it out and see if this smartphone can stand up to the force of the largest wheel in the world.

By January 8, 2014

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Mystery solved: Why do knuckles crack?

For the first time, an MRI video has been taken of cracking knuckles, answering once and for all what makes the audible pop.

By April 15, 2015

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​After refit, Large Hadron Collider resumes hunt for new Higgs

The European particle accelerator takes an important step in the second phase of its hunt for more Higgs bosons, dark matter and other mysteries of the universe.

By April 5, 2015

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Einstein's Cross: Distant supernova split into four by gravitational lensing

An exploding star directly behind a cluster of enormous galaxies has been split into four images by the light-bending properties of the cluster's gravity.

By March 5, 2015

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High-end Apple Watch to start at $5,000 -- analyst

The most expensive version could snag around 10,000 in unit sales this year and account for less than 1 percent of all Apple Watch sales, analyst Gene Munster says.

By March 3, 2015

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Apple most-valued company ever, but that's not enough for Carl Icahn

The activist investor, who believes Apple shares should be valued at $216, called for Apple to boost its buybacks, using its huge stockpile of cash.

By February 11, 2015

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Gravity in space produces a cosmic grin

Hubble has taken a photo of what seems to be a smiling cartoon face in the depths of space -- an effect produced by a phenomenon known as gravitational lensing.

By February 9, 2015

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When worlds collide: Comic book crossovers, movies and you

With the DC comics universe in a state of perpetual crisis and Marvel preparing for wars both Secret and Civil, we offer an introduction to comics crossover events for the uninitiated.

By February 9, 2015

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Apple Stores may get special safes for gold Apple Watches

Security concerns reportedly may prompt Apple to step up its in-store vigilance to safeguard expensive new gear like the gold Apple Watch.

By February 2, 2015

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A planetary ring system 200 times the size of Saturn's

An extrasolar planetary ring system discovered in 2012 has now been determined to be much more massive than the one orbiting Saturn.

By January 26, 2015