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Yes, atomic bomb that fell in US almost went off, says document

An H-bomb that accidentally plunged into a North Carolina field in 1961 came far too close to actually exploding, according to a secret document newly published by the Guardian.

By February 20, 2014

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Top500 supercomputer rankings await speed-test shakeup

The latest list of most-powerful computers is a bit of same old, same old. But soon, it won't be so easy to get ahead on the Top500 list by plugging in special-purpose accelerator cards.

By November 18, 2013

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Sandia Labs: SOPA will 'negatively impact' U.S. cybersecurity

The Stop Online Piracy Act is "unlikely to be effective," says official from Sandia National Laboratories, part of the U.S. Department of Energy.

By November 17, 2011

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Darth Vader, Spider-Pig fly at International Balloon Fiesta

The Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta hosts hundreds of hot air balloons. Some geeky gems are among the flyers.

By October 8, 2013

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Yes, atomic bomb that fell in US almost went off, says document

An H-bomb that accidentally plunged into a North Carolina field in 1961 came far too close to actually exploding, according to a secret document newly published by the Guardian.

By September 21, 2013

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Domo arigato, Mr Atlas

Move over, AlphaDog: the "six-foot-two, 330-pound" humanoid Atlas is the new top robot in town.

By July 11, 2013

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Tapping 'noise canceling' data signals for faster Internet

Researchers have found a rather elegant way to improve data speeds on existing fiber technology, according to the BBC.

By May 28, 2013

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DARPA's robot changes tire, aspires to defuse bombs

New video shows a two-handed robot changing a tire by itself. The research could pave the way for a new generation of robotic peacekeepers capable of taking on tasks too dangerous for humans.

By April 2, 2013

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How Nevada became America's Nuclear Age ground zero

For more than 40 years, the U.S. government tested nuclear weapons deep in the Nevada desert. Now the site is a reminder of what a scary world that was. CNET Road Trip 2012 investigates.

By July 7, 2012

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Tinkertown: An animatronic, handmade maker wonderland

Crave's Nerdy New Mexico series explores the maker side of the state at Tinkertown, a folk art paradise full of animated miniatures and old amusement park machines.

By April 14, 2012