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BitSoaps let you lather up with bitcoins

BitSoaps let you clean up with cryptocurrency created with hemp oil, castile, and lavender.

By Feb. 28, 2014

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Red state, blue state? On Twitter, never the twain shall meet

A new report from Pew suggests that communities on Twitter gather in very different ways around different things, from politics to brands, news to entertainment.

By Feb. 20, 2014

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Hold very still: Super-quiet rooms permit IBM nano research

Specialized microscopes within Big Blue's Zurich nanotechnology center are shielded from the slightest vibrations, radio waves, and even air turbulence.

By Oct. 18, 2013

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Seashells inspire design for shatterproof glass

Researchers from Canada's McGill University develop a technique for increasing the toughness of glass so it doesn't break when dropped.

By Jan. 30, 2014

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Five steps for a better-looking TV

New TVs ship with settings to make them look good in the store, not in your living room. Here are some some easy ways to get your picture looking the way you want it.

By Jan. 31, 2014

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Evidence of the Big Bang found in a cosmic 'double rainbow'

You should probably read this. It's only potentially one of the most important revelations in physics since Einstein's days.

By Mar. 17, 2014

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Fastest man-made spinning object clocks in at 600M rpm

Scientists at the University of St. Andrews in Scotland spun a man-made sphere of calcium carbonate at 600 million revolutions per minute.

By Aug. 28, 2013

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Apple envisions way to control 3D objects using 3D gestures

A newly published patent application describes how to manipulate touch-screen objects in three dimensions through gestures.

By Aug. 20, 2013

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Apple, Android grab 92 percent of all smartphone shipments

Together, the two shipped just under 200 million smartphones around the world last quarter to grab a record market share, says Strategy Analytics.

By Jan. 28, 2013

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Microsoft more trusted than Apple, study says

A Forrester analysis suggests what some might find surprising: Microsoft gained the only "trailblazer" status by being trusted across generations.

By Jan. 12, 2014