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Confessions of a smartphone thief

Almost 2 billion people around the world use smartphones -- typically worth hundreds of dollars a pop on the black market. A former smartphone thief explains their allure to street criminals.

By November 24, 2014

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First man convicted in child predator sting with virtual girl Sweetie

An Australian man with previous child pornography charges is believed to have been the first convicted in an operation using a CGI child to lure predators.

By October 21, 2014

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See how a jellyfish stings in microscopic slo-mo

Forget Shark Week. The box jellyfish is way more dangerous, and its mechanism for injecting venom can only be witnessed with a microscope.

By August 18, 2014

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C2 Chevrolet Corvette Sting Ray: The origin of species

With the Stingray name making a comeback to the Corvette vernacular, XCAR takes a look back at the C2 'Vette, the original Ray.

27 Images By June 19, 2014

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Police force plans to live-tweet its prostitution sting

The Prince George's County Police Department in Maryland decides it's public-spirited to live-tweet a round-up of those who solicit prostitutes, pictures and all. It calls its move "progressive."

By May 1, 2014

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'Retweets equal laughs': Why comics can't get enough of Twitter

With a format tailor-made for one-liners, Twitter has become the world's biggest stand-up comedy club. TV comedy writers and an original "SNL" cast member tell Crave why the tweet's the thing.

By November 24, 2014

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8 high-end drip coffeemakers for brewing right at home

Whether its the best drip you can make at home or robotic smarts there's a slick coffeemaker here for you.

By October 17, 2014

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Craigslist sting: How a photographer got his stolen camera back

San Francisco Bay Area photography enthusiast Jeff Hu hatched an elaborate Craigslist sting operation to recover his beloved shooter.

By March 26, 2013

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Police warned about tweeting drunk or with doughnuts

British bobbies have been warned of the dangers of using social media, as figures are revealed for officers and staff committing offences online.

By August 19, 2014

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The 404 Show 1,538: Shanon Cook presents the Spotify song of the summer, guilty pleasure playlists (podcast)

What's been the most popular song on Spotify this summer? Shanon Cook lets us in on that and the guilty pleasure playlists of men and women.

By August 18, 2014