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Top websites join Internet Slowdown Day in symbolic protest of 'fast lanes'

Reddit and Vimeo are among the sites participating in the Sept. 10 event in support of a free and open Internet.

By September 5, 2014

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Behold 250 new emoji: Vulcan symbol, floppy disks, and more

The Unicode Consortium updates its emoji file with hundreds of new characters, ranging from a John Travolta-like disco dancer to a joystick.

By June 17, 2014

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Wink wink: Bill Nye uses emojis to explain evolution

Just how good are emojis at communicating complex ideas? Bill Nye the Science Guy explains the theory of evolution with a series of the digital symbols. Smiley face.

By December 12, 2014

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Rolls-Royce: The Ultimate Status Symbol

When a car costs as much as a Rolls-Royce you expect a lot in return for your cash. What you get is more than a form of transport. It's a feeling of wealth and success you can't get from anything else wrapped up in your own personal slice of Great Britain.

By November 13, 2013

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Penny stock Tweeter's ticker symbol changed after Twitter mixup

In the wake of Twitter's IPO filing, investors bid the defunct Tweeter Home Electronics Group's stock up 1,800 percent after seeming to mistake its symbol (TWTRQ) for that of Twitter's (TWTR).

By October 8, 2013

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No military credentials needed to use this Stargate

You might not jump to another world, but with this "working" 3D-printed Stargate, you can pretend.

By December 16, 2014

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Winning 3D-printed ornaments deck White House tree

A few talented artists get to have their 3D-printed ornaments hung on the White House Christmas tree, and they'll be on display at Smithsonian's National Museum of American History.

By December 16, 2014

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Express yourself with wood emojis for charity

Those wood emojis handcrafted by Nick Offerman made for a parody video on "Conan" are now available for sale in real life with proceeds going to charity.

By December 10, 2014

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How and why to set up and use a password manager

Commit to a password manager to make your online life easier and more secure.

By December 8, 2014

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3D print your own ancient artefacts for a home museum

A selection of museum artefacts, starting from prehistoric times, can now be downloaded as 3D models to print at home.

By December 4, 2014