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NASA finds 'Mighty Mouse' pulsar brighter than 10 million suns

The discovery of a new unusually bright dead star leads astronomers to question assumptions about a type of cosmic radiation -- and pulsars themselves.

By October 8, 2014

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'Curtain of fire' blasts from one of Jupiter's moons

At the best of times, Jupiter's moon Io is a turbulent, torturous place. But last August, scientists say things really heated up.

By August 5, 2014

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Yahoo's Sunnyvale in Top 10 snobbiest cities in US

A real estate company compiles a list of the snootiest places in America. Six are in California. But, shockingly, only one is in Silicon Valley.

By June 20, 2014

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Watch the video NASA transmitted to Earth on a laser beam

The space agency says the achievement is like "a person aiming a laser pointer at the end of a human hair 30 feet away and keeping it there while walking."

By June 6, 2014

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Snapchat's Evan Spiegel: Saying no to $3B, and feeling lucky

The son of successful lawyers, Spiegel grew up in a world of wealth, power, and privilege. Now the 23-year-old entrepreneur will be remembered for saying no to Mark Zuckerberg.

By November 26, 2013

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iPad Mini Retina 3G/4G models now reaching Apple stores

The iPad Mini Retina with Wi-Fi + Cellular is now available for pickup at many Apple stores nationwide. The cellular models had been virtually absent at stores until now.

By November 14, 2013

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Mars rover fine after space version of Control-Alt-Delete

NASA scientists report successful rebooting of Curiosity after the Mars rover suffers a software glitch.

By November 13, 2013

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Chinese couple sell daughter to buy an iPhone

One couple in China sold their daughter, and used the profits to buy an iPhone and other luxury goods.

By October 19, 2013

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Massive asteroid to hit Earth in 2032? (Well, maybe)

Ukrainian astronomers discover an asteroid, called 2013 TV135, with the power of 2,500 nuclear bombs. It's officially described as "potentially hazardous." You've been warned.

By October 18, 2013

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Man mobbed by homeless he'd hired to stand in iPhone queue

There were scenes of pandemonium outside the Pasadena Apple Store in the US when the iPhone 5S and 5C launched.

By September 21, 2013