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Apple iPad Air 2 vs. Google Nexus 9 and Samsung Galaxy Tab S

See how the newly unveiled Apple iPad Air 2 compares to its Android tablet competitors: the Google Nexus 9 and the Samsung Galaxy Tab S.

By October 16, 2014

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Wear the sands of Tatooine on your wrist

This limited-edition watch features sand from the "Star Wars" set of Tatooine in Tunisia, and is proudly worn by none other than Chewbacca himself.

By September 2, 2014

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'Mad Max: Fury Road' trailer full of sand, grit, rusty rat rods

Tom Hardy takes on the role of Mad Max as the sand flies in a first-look trailer for the 2015 post-apocalyptic film.

By July 28, 2014

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The Verykool Vortex can stand up to surf and sand.

This unlocked smartphone is dustproof, water resistant, and affordable.

By September 25, 2013

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Massive 'Batman v Superman' desert set spied from the air

Warner Bros. is trying to keep "Batman v Superman" secretive, but that didn't stop a New Mexico TV station from catching aerial views of an intriguing set under construction.

By October 17, 2014

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That blows! Sand dunes move in on famed 'Star Wars' set

Scientists report that Anakin Skywalker's hometown is under attack -- not by Tusken Raiders but by the desert itself.

By July 19, 2013

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Watch audio frequencies visualized in sand

When a plate sprinkled with sand vibrates at certain audio frequencies, it creates beautiful, intricate patterns.

By June 7, 2013

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Making the perfect video game sand

The sand in PS3 game Journey is some of the most realistic ever seen in a video game. It wasn't easy to create.

By March 28, 2013

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MIT 'smart sand' and 'robot pebbles' replicate objects

Research effort uses distributed robots that communicate with each other to auto-duplicate shapes by forming an object out of a larger pile of smart sand.

By April 2, 2012

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'Mad Men' types needed: Sort through vintage New York Times ads

A world of mini-skirt, fiberglass car and Paul Newman movie ads awaits you with the New York Times' Madison, a project that asks the public to dig through vintage advertising.

By October 16, 2014