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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 July 22, 2013

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Vexed in the city: Starved for tech talent and yet nobody to hire?

As the H-1B debate continues, the tech industry faces an odd contradiction: a skills shortage along with an applicant surplus.

By August 21, 2014

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Shotguns transformed into robotic anti-war flutes

Made out of disabled shotguns, these robotic flutes play music corresponding to the rise and fall of US arms exports.

By August 19, 2014

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Manything video-monitoring app joins forces with IFTTT

Now you can pair Manything with Philips Hue, Belkin WeMo, and other IFTTT-compatible smart home products.

By July 8, 2014

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Singapore and Hong Kong are radio-controlled toy heaven

Singapore-based writer Michael Tan spends his spare time flying his fleet of quad-copters with his son. He takes us on a tour of Asia's best RC shops, packed full of fun toys.

By July 9, 2014

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How Apple wants you to feel inadequate

If you don't have a "verse" and you don't have fitness "goals," you are not a real, modern human being. At least that's what Apple's latest ads are telling you.

By June 8, 2014

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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 April 11, 2012

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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 April 11, 2012

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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 February 27, 2014

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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 October 2, 2013