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shocks

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Most men would rather shock themselves than daydream, study says

Research shows most men don't like to let their minds wander. They need to be doing something -- even something horrible.

By July 3, 2014

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The 404 1,480: Where we shock ourselves silly (podcast)

Zapping your brain with spark plugs to improve your videogaming skills and other tales of transhumanism on the rise, inside Jack White's plan to singlehanded bring music back to vinyl, a startup that encourages SF residents to auction their parking spaces, and Nintendo skins deeper into financial sludge.

By May 7, 2014

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The 404 1,480: Where we shock ourselves silly

Zapping your brain with spark plugs to improve your videogaming skills and other tales of transhumanism on the rise; inside Jack White's plan to singlehandedly bring music back to vinyl; a startup that encourages SF residents to auction their parking spaces; and Nintendo skims deeper into financial sludge.

By May 7, 2014

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Nokia stops sales of Lumia 2520 tablet over electric shock fears

Nokia has suspended sales of the Nokia Lumia 2520 tablet around the world over fears that the charger could give you an electric shock -- leaving current owners with a device Nokia admits is "virtually useless."

By April 17, 2014

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France wants answers from US over 'shocking' NSA snooping

The French government has summoned the US ambassador to respond to revelations of massive data gathering reported by Le Monde.

By October 21, 2013

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Want to be better at math? Electric shocks could help

In ongoing research with children and adults, an Oxford University researcher finds that stimulating the brain with low-dose electrical currents could help improve learning.

By February 14, 2014

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Sony's shockingly large Z Ultra Google Play Edition (pictures)

$649 is certainly a lot to pay even for an unlocked and unsubsidized smartphone. Sony's Z Ultra Google Play Edition does its best to entice you with pure Android 4.4 KitKat, a massive 6.4-inch screen, plus a thin and waterproof chassis.

9 Images By December 17, 2013

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How to beat mobile bill shock

No one wants to meet a four-digit phone bill. Whether it's calls or data that sneak up on you, here are just a few ways to make sure you never have to find one in your future.

By December 4, 2013

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This is the best Cyber Monday to get a solid-state drive

CNET editor Dong Ngo comments on the low pricing of solid-state drives this Cyber Monday.

By December 1, 2014

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Shock and awe: The M-Audio M3-8 speakers

The Audiophiliac gets bowled over by M-Audio's affordable, yet feature-packed, self-powered speakers.

By October 24, 2013