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Legos in washing machines make random art

A mathematician delves into the question of what happens when you put Legos into a washing machine.

By Nov. 14, 2013


How to get drunk and yell at random members of Congress

A site called DrunkDialCongress lets you do the one (well, two) things you're dying to do most right now.

By Oct. 11, 2013


Biblio-Mat vending machine dispenses random books

Forget candy bars. Feed your mind with a freshly delivered used book from the Biblio-Mat machine.

By Nov. 19, 2012


Google's wonderfully random Niels Bohr doodle

Google creates a doodle to celebrate Niels Bohr, a physicist with a sense of humor. But it isn't his 100th birthday. It's his 127th.

By Oct. 7, 2012


How to limit random Facebook friend requests

Slog through piles of Facebook friend requests from random strangers no more!

By Feb. 15, 2012


Mac Pro users experiencing random log-outs in Mountain Lion

A conflict with dual GPUs may be the root of a window server crash that forces users back to the log-in screen.

By Aug. 2, 2012


QR code tattoo generates random links

A creative geek inks his arm with a QR code tattoo that pops up with random links to animated GIFs, pictures, tweets, and videos.

By Dec. 19, 2011


For Zite CEO, no meeting is truly random (Day on the Job)

Having just sold his startup to CNN, Zite CEO Mark Johnson plows through a day packed with meetings that all add up, one way or another. CNET is there to witness a day in the work life of a tech exec.

By Sep. 26, 2011


TouchPad frenzy peaks with random 'Star Wars' references

In a letter to customers who purchased a discounted TouchPad before the $99 fire sale started, Woot offers up refunds and Nerf-herding jokes to make up for the poor timing.

By Sep. 2, 2011


Troubleshooting random Mac shutoffs

Every now and then we hear about people who are having power problems with their Macs. The system either will not turn on, or more often will suddenly power off. At times this has happened to batches of Macs, but mostly it is a sporadic occurrence. There can be several reasons why Macs will suddenly power off.

By May. 20, 2010