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This guy's homemade hoverboard flight set a Guinness World Record

Video shows Catalin Alexandru Duru setting a Guinness World Record for longest hoverboard flight by traveling almost a thousand feet.

By May 22, 2015

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Virtual reality wants to rule video games. Here's who will rule VR

Soon you'll don a high-tech headset as easily as you reach for your controller. Watch for blockbuster launches in the year ahead that pave the way to the brave new virtual world. Facebook and Valve lead the charge.

By May 22, 2015

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Well, look at that: Spotify launches video

The world's largest subscription music service retools itself for broader appeal with new types of entertainment like videos and podcasts, as it prepares to fend off an expected rival from Apple.

By May 20, 2015

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Three subscription services that are totally worth it

The Cheapskate hates paying monthly fees for anything, but exceptions are sometimes made. Here are three, along with totally free alternatives!

By May 22, 2015

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How to tell if your wireless carrier is throttling data

Is your unlimited data plan really unlimited? Use an app to find out.

By May 20, 2015

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Woman reportedly shoots self in head while taking selfie

Technically Incorrect: A Russian woman is taking a selfie while holding a 9mm gun, according to a news story. It doesn't quite go to plan, but she survives.

By May 22, 2015

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Hubble telescope observes freaky antics of 'Nasty 1' star

Astronomers using the Hubble Space Telescope say the star nicknamed Nasty 1 (Miss Jackson if...) doesn't behave like a typical star of its kind. Hence its bad-boy image and name.

By May 21, 2015

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What's new on Netflix and Amazon for June

Netflix adds 58 titles, including the new season of "Orange Is The New Black," while dropping 55. Amazon Prime picks up 26 new titles including one of the worst movies ever made, "Troll 2."

By May 21, 2015

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Celebrity teen Jaden Smith dons a superhero suit at prom

Who cares about the prom king? Actor Will Smith's famous teen son Jaden trades in the traditional tuxedo for a cool superhero costume complete with a cape. Of course he does.

By May 19, 2015

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This credit-card-size phone does one thing, and one thing only

The Light Phone bills itself as your "phone away from phone," and does nothing but make calls. Think you need one?

By May 20, 2015