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Forget flares. Next time you're in trouble, send up a balloon

A device now seeking funding on Kickstarter offers a better way to get help when you need it -- by sending a helium balloon 150 feet in the air.

By November 21, 2014

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The portable Alex Bottle splits in two

Looking at a portable water bottle from a new perspective is as easy as twisting it open. The Alex Bottle opens in the middle and can be used to carry everything from soup to nuts.

By November 18, 2014

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Secretive X-37B space plane returns to Earth, two years on

The Air Force says that the almost one-of-a-kind spacecraft "conducted on-orbit experiments" in the the longest-ever mission for the X-37B program.

By October 17, 2014

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Elon Musk thinks you could travel to Mars really soon

The SpaceX founder hopes to put humans on Mars in the mid-2020s, but that's just the first tiny baby step toward creating his vision of a Martian metropolis.

By October 3, 2014

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Internet of Things gets a hand from ARM's new operating system

The UK-based chip designer's Mbed operating system is among several efforts, including the work of standards groups and a new wireless protocol, designed to speed the adoption of the Internet of Things.

By October 1, 2014

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Facebook launches Facebook Card, a reusable gift card

The multitasking card, a new gift option on the social network, can hold balances for Jamba Juice, Olive Garden, Sephora, and Target.

By January 31, 2013

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Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin to make rocket engine for Boeing, Lockheed Martin

Amazon CEO's aerospace company enters into a partnership with the United Launch Alliance to develop BE-4, a rocket engine to replace Russian-made launch jets.

By September 17, 2014

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SpaceX rocket explodes. ('Rockets are tricky,' says Elon Musk)

After a malfunction during a test flight, a Falcon 9 Reusable rocket built by Musk's firm explodes over McGregor, Texas.

By August 23, 2014

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Practice your scales with the Fred Musical Straws

The Fred & Friends Wet My Whistle Musical Straws add musical accompaniment to a regular drinking glass. With practice, of course.

By August 26, 2014

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Facebook Gifts is laid to rest

The social network scraps its gift-giving service, saying it wants to focus on helping businesses and developers boost their sales via the site.

By July 29, 2014