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Down in the hole: A photo tour of Australia's largest open-pit gold mine, the Super Pit (pictures)

The Super Pit is the largest open-pit gold mine in Australia. A canyon-size hole populated by house-size trucks, it's large enough to be seen from orbit. Here's what it looks like up close.

35 Images By May 4, 2015

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Take a tour of the Super Pit: The largest open-pit gold mine in Australia

The Super Pit is the largest open-pit gold mine in Australia, and one of the largest in the world. House-size machines dig into a canyon-size hole. Here's a full tour.

By May 4, 2015

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In the pit of the Broadway hit musical 'The Book of Mormon'

The Audiophiliac talks with "The Book of Mormon" Associate Music Director, Adam Ben-David.

By April 8, 2015

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President's broadband push pits FCC against states

President Obama gave the FCC his blessing this week to use its regulatory authority to pre-empt state laws prohibiting cities and towns from building broadband networks, but the agency will face opposition.

By January 17, 2015

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Grandpa makes Death Star fire pit for granddaughter, and you too

A "Star Wars"-style steel fire pit proves so popular on Reddit that the 84-year-old who made it is now selling them on Etsy. Now you too can watch the Death Star go up in flames.

By January 2, 2015

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Microsoft ad pits Lenovo Yoga convertible against MacBook Air

In this "epic dance-off" between the Windows-based Lenovo Yoga 3 Pro and Apple's MacBook Air, which device proves superior? It's a Microsoft ad, so the outcome isn't hard to guess.

By November 3, 2014

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Upstart Russian browser strips down to take on Google

Taking on the tech industry's biggest companies might seem a fool's errand, but Russia's Yandex has reason to think its Web browser has a chance challenging Chrome.

By May 21, 2015

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Transform your toilet into a 'Star Wars' sarlacc pit

Amp up the adrenaline level required to use the bathroom at your house by turning your boring old toilet into a man-eating sarlacc.

By March 11, 2014

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Fan-made trailer mashes up 'Star Wars' and 'Star Trek' universes

Captain Kirk has met his most formidable opponent yet in this fan-made trailer for a fictional 1985 movie called "The Carbonite Maneuver." Kirk will find the Force is very strong with this villain.

By May 12, 2015

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Middle-earth to Marvel: Martin Freeman joins 'Captain America: Civil War'

The "Hobbit" star follows his "Sherlock" buddy Benedict Cumberbatch into the world of Marvel movies.

By May 6, 2015