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Outbox delivers your snail mail to your iPhone or iPad

This intriguing new service, currently rolling out in San Francisco, collects your physical mail, then opens, scans, and delivers it via app or browser.

By February 27, 2013

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Japan plans snail-paced space elevator for 2050

Hate slow elevators? Try taking a ride on one that travels 22,000 miles above Earth.

By February 23, 2012

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Listen to a real live mouse organ

Experimental artists may have constructed the cutest musical instrument ever: an "organ" played by mice with a penchant for Brahms, Schubert, and Mozart.

By March 25, 2013

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Justin Bieber at snail's pace actually sounds good

Someone very clever on the Internet slowed down one of the teen idol's sugary singles by 800 percent, and it sounds like the score to a trippy movie about outer space.

By August 17, 2010

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Robert Llewelyn: If you have to burn stuff to make it, it's not 'green'

Actor, presenter, geek and electric car fan Robert Llewellyn opens a series of columns on green tech with a rant about, er, calling it 'green tech'.

By September 7, 2011

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How much did ads affect Twitter's 2010 trends?

A number of the entertainment entries on Twitter's top trends of 2010 were promoted via its paid ad system. This either taints Twitter's authenticity or proves its edgy business model.

By December 13, 2010

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NASA crowd-sourcing its astronaut soundtrack

The astronauts' "wake-up songs" for the final two space shuttle missions have been put to a poll. 4chan may want to be aware that they can't write in Rick Astley.

By August 23, 2010

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For eBay sellers, a holiday hamster hangover

The gift frenzy over Zhu Zhu Pets leaves some power sellers feeling like they've just run a marathon--but the steep price tags driven by scarcity lead to some impressive profits.

By January 2, 2010

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Google Earth gets snail's-eye view

Google Earth version 4.3 gives software users a street-level perspective, a feature taken from the Web-based Google Maps.

By April 15, 2008

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Enterprise software: customers upgrading at a snail's pace

Oracle and other large, proprietary software vendors are struggling to figure out why their customers should upgrade to their newest technology. Why not shift the discussion off technology and onto support, and start to develop a new customer base instea

By July 10, 2007