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Surplus computing power on your Android? Donate it to science

Users of Android 2.3 or higher can become citizen scientists by downloading software and choosing the projects they want to power, such as fighting AIDS and finding new stars.

By Jul. 22, 2013

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Black Hole: Name that national lab surplus (photos)

The Black Hole store in Los Alamos, New Mexico, is filled to the gills with old surplus from Los Alamos National Laboratory. What the heck is that weird stuff? Let's play "Name that surplus!"

12 Images By Apr. 11, 2012

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The Black Hole: Los Alamos lab surplus store surprises

If Los Alamos National Laboratory had a garage sale, it would look like the Black Hole, a surplus store full of musty old equipment. Crave's Nerdy New Mexico tries to figure out what all those twiddly knobs are for.

By Apr. 11, 2012

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BlackBerry said to be looking to sell its office space, too

Struggling handset maker has begun confidential discussions with real estate agents to move property fast, sources tell The Globe and Mail.

By Oct. 2, 2013

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Sporting Trials and the Story of Lotus Cars

This is the little-known story of Lotus cars and the grassroots motorsport that inspired Colin Chapman to build super-lightweight race cars. Many folks may know a little bit about the original Lotus 7 from the 1950s, and their modern kit car incarnations, but what happened to the Lotuses numbered 1 through 6?

By Feb. 27, 2014

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A-Rod and Twitter: A marriage made for divorce?

A recent convert to Twitter, the Yankees third baseman declared that his doctor said he was ready to play. Which persuaded his boss to tell him to "Shut the f*** up."

By Jun. 26, 2013

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Read the fine print: Internet reseller switches lesser LG BD370 for BD390

CNET examines the sales policy of Internet reseller Home And Garden Surplus, which claims it can provide customers with LG BD370 after purchasing the more expensive BD390 model.

By Feb. 5, 2010

Editors' Take

Samsung WF457 washer (white)

Just how smart is this fancy smart washer? Read our First Take and find out.

By Sep. 8, 2013

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Three sweet deals for TV cord-cutters

An impressive bundle gives you almost everything you need to replace your cable or satellite provider. Plus, two seriously good TV-tuner bonus deals.

By Aug. 26, 2013

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Phone history, full of steampunk designs and rotary dials

Crave's Nerdy New Mexico series geeks out in a building full of telephone bygones, wallowing in the beauty of rotary dial phones, giant switchboards, and a brick-size early mobile phone.

By Apr. 12, 2012