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Restaurant uses parachutes, PayPal to deliver sandwiches

If your restaurant is on the seventh floor and your customers are down on the street, how do you get them their food quickly and efficiently? Throw it out the window of course.

By Mar. 21, 2014

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Golden parachutes for Balsillie, Lazaridis in wake of RIM ouster

According to a filing with the SEC, co-CEO Jim Balsillie received the greater amount -- about $7.93 million in total entitlements -- upon his departure.

By Jun. 15, 2012

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Yahoo outlines golden parachutes for employees

Internet search pioneer lays out its change-in-control severance plans for employees, should it get taken over in a buyout bid.

By Feb. 19, 2008

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The sky's the limit with global high-altitude balloon challenge

Teams from around the world will send balloons up to 100,000 feet or more, testing the limits of the creativity, and their engineering ingenuity.

By Jan. 31, 2014

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Air technology and the busting of the Berlin Blockade

Personal bravery and a deft use of air technology settled the first major crisis of the Cold War.

By Jun. 25, 2013

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Scientist: Cats think you are just a big, stupid cat

Anthrozoologist John Bradshaw insists that cats really aren't terribly domesticated and think that humans are the same species as them, but oddly "non-hostile."

By Jan. 12, 2014

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Mars One pares down list of would-be colonists to 1,058

The project, which aims to send colonists to Mars starting in 2024, has completed its first selection of astronauts -- and potential reality TV stars.

By Dec. 31, 2013

Review

Dimika Action Cam

A tiny, point-and-shoot, full-HD video camera that's simple and fun to use, the Dimika Action Cam is a very good inexpensive option for situations in which you don't want to risk your more-expensive camera or smartphone.

By Mar. 28, 2014

3.5 stars Editor's rating Mar. 28, 2014

MSRP: $69.00

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iPad survives 400m drop thanks to case

If you're looking for a tough case for your iPad, this one will survive a 400m drop from a parachute. Check out the video.

By Nov. 15, 2011

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New NASA footage gets a little spacey

The agency releases footage shot by cameras attached to the booster rockets that lifted Endeavour skyward. If in space, no one can hear you scream, who's that making all the noise?

By May. 26, 2011