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NASA vet weighs in on 'Gravity': 'Spectacular realism'

Mark Uhran, a 28-year NASA veteran with the International Space Station, outlines his thoughts on "Gravity," the terrifyingly realistic new film about free drifting in space starring Sandra Bullock and George Clooney.

By October 4, 2013

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KFC fried-chicken keyboard: It's finger-clicking good

KFC Japan offers up a bizarre Twitter contest with the lucky winner taking home a keyboard decorated with fried chicken parts.

By September 5, 2014

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AI learns like a real toddler

An experiment to create a realistic artificial intelligence consists of a virtual child that interacts with humans and learns in real-time.

By August 24, 2014

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Lego reveals 'gamer' minifigure with tiny controller

Lego continues to branch out into new territory by teasing a minifig decked out in gamer gear with a "Player 1" T-shirt.

By July 28, 2014

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An Audiophiliac reader speaks out

David H.'s "Skin, Grass, and Sky; Or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love My Cassette Deck" is the winning entry from the recent Audiophiliac reader contest.

By July 9, 2014

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How do you type 'goal' in Spanish? Can you say 'repetitive stress injury'?

Facebook's data team reports that World Cup watching users are having quite the O-gasms when they post news of goals.

By July 2, 2014

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US loses to Germany but World Cup streaming scores big

Streaming of Thursday's key soccer games hits a record for ESPN -- and perhaps for video on the Internet, period.

By June 26, 2014

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Virtual soccer now a World Cup fan's best prediction tool

FIFA, the video game, has become strikingly lifelike, turning it into a World Cup fanatic's simulation playground.

By June 8, 2014

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The best smartphone apps for following World Cup 2014

The big event starts Thursday. But unless you're going to be in Brazil, here's a handy list of apps you'll need to track your favorite teams and keep up with the action.

By June 8, 2014

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For World Cup, ESPN goes big and goes online

What does ESPN do when four TV channels aren't enough for the biggest World Cup the US has ever seen? Go digital.

By June 8, 2014