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Chrome extension provides easy button to close overlay pop-ups

BehindTheOverlay provides a consistent button and keyboard shortcut to close those annoying website overlays.

By June 10, 2014

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Make interactive maps to track your trip

Maps aren't just for navigation. Here's how you can keep track of your trip and share the journey with friends by making interactive maps.

By August 18, 2014

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SharkStopper repels sharks with the power of predatory sound

The next time a sharknado comes your way, you could be grateful to have one of these devices -- now seeking funding on Kickstarter -- around your ankle.

By August 15, 2014

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X-ray gifs show human joints in motion

Ever wondered what your skeleton looks like in motion? Take a look at these gifs of joints in action under X-ray.

By August 14, 2014

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The metadata debate: What you need to know about data retention

The former head of the CIA has said "we kill people based on metadata", but as Australia introduces new data retention laws, the country's security chief says he's "not quite sure" what the fuss is about. So what is the truth behind data retention, and why does it matter?

By August 13, 2014

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Continental offers cheaper head-up displays for cars

With the company's simpler "combiner" HUD, more cars could overlay information like driving directions atop drivers' view of the road. But distractions must be kept to a minimum.

By July 23, 2014

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Windows 'Threshold' to drop charms, add virtual desktop

Microsoft plans to do more than just reintroduce a Start menu to make Windows 9, aka "Threshold," more appealing to Windows XP, Vista, and Windows 7 users.

By August 7, 2014

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Get an Endevr Sport ID bracelet for $14.95 shipped

This coded, QR-tagged band can help emergency responders quickly retrieve your medical profile, emergency-contact info, and more.

By July 24, 2014

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Fun 'Flash' lights up Comic-Con

CW's "The Flash" TV spinoff is as self-aware as it is awkward, and it's totally fun.

By July 24, 2014

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Snapchat boosts photo location tagging with 'geofilters'

The picture-sharing app adds a new opt-in feature that lets users add drawings or text overlays to their photos.

By July 15, 2014