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Forget what you know, next-gen consoles change everything

The evolution of gaming is about to make a quantum leap. Here's what you need to know.

By May 22, 2013

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SpaceX overcomes thruster problems with cargo ship

After more than six hours of suspense, engineers are optimistic they've resolved trouble with thrusters on the Dragon cargo ship, clearing the way for a rendezvous with the International Space Station.

By March 1, 2013

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Engineers troubleshoot Curiosity computer glitch

Flight controllers have powered up a back-up computer aboard the Curiosity Mars rover after software glitches interrupted the flow of science data. Space radiation may be responsible.

By February 28, 2013

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50 essential photography tips

Can't afford a photography course? Not a problem. Our 50 essential photography tips will help you get more familiar with your pocket snapper.

By November 16, 2012

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Curiosity rover drives $2.5B make-or-break Mars mission

The Mars Science Laboratory is the most expensive and complex lander ever sent to the red planet, a nuclear-powered rover that will scale a 3-mile-tall mountain to seek the building blocks of life.

By July 31, 2012

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Solar plane midway through first intercontinental flight

Solar Impulse, a Swiss-made sun-powered aircraft, finished the first leg of its attempt at an intercontinental flight on Friday without using a single drop of fuel.

By May 28, 2012

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Solar plane midway through first intercontinental flight

The Swiss sun-powered aircraft Solar Impulse has completed the first leg of its planned flight from Switzerland to Morocco without using a drop of fuel.

By May 27, 2012

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Putting a price on Facebook

week in review Facebook's IPO inches closer with pricing announcement, while Oracle v. Google goes to the jury. Also: Microsoft books partnership with Barnes & Noble and the Samsung Galaxy S III arrives, sort of.

By May 4, 2012

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NASA battles solar storm with rubber chicken

Relax, 2012 does not spell doom for Earth -- massive solar storms or not. And even if there was a threat, NASA has an awesome secret weapon.

By April 25, 2012

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Around the world in a solar car

In a two-seater electric car powered only by the sun, a team of German students plan to circumnavigate the world.

By February 10, 2012