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Man blames third-degree burns on exploding iPhone

Technically Incorrect: A New Jersey man says that he is unable to work after his iPhone 5C emitted a popping noise and caused a burning sensation in his pocket.

By March 1, 2015

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Samsung's new Galaxy S6: Too much like the iPhone?

Technically Incorrect: With less superfluous software and more emphasis on design, some might wonder whether Samsung's new phone is a little too similar to the iPhone. Will that make marketing it easier?

By March 1, 2015

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Jawsdropper: Mark Cuban to play president in 'Sharknado 3'

Technically Incorrect: From "Shark Tank" to "Sharknado" is but one fin-flap for the tech entrepreneur and Dallas Mavericks owner. His co-star is Republican commentator Anne Coulter.

By March 2, 2015

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Chicago schools opt for paper and pencil over online tests

Technically Incorrect: Some schools in the Chicago area decide that the traditional methods of testing kids are more reliable.

By March 2, 2015

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iPhone electrocutes bride-to-be, Galaxy S4 injures teen

A couple of recent incidents have seen damaged smart phones injuring a Swiss teenager and killing a Chinese iPhone owner.

By July 16, 2013

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The 404 1,207: Where we learned it by watching you (podcast)

With both of our backup engineers missing in action, Mark Licea takes up his old post and helps run the board. We'll try to defend Las Vegas in spite of the Heart Attack Grill, weigh the possibility of Apple releasing their own smartwatch, and question the role of Twitter in crime coverage.

By February 13, 2013

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Rocks spontaneously combust in woman's pocket

A woman's children find hamburger patty-sized rocks on a California beach. They like them, so she puts them in her pocket. Shortly afterward, her pocket catches fire and she suffers serious burns.

By May 17, 2012

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Escaping Humvees...DHS discovers YouTube...Taser troubles

School bus technology is improving Humvee safety, the Department of Homeland Security goes social, and a Taser apparently ignites gas fumes around a suspect.

By July 23, 2009

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Hungry Scientist Handbook blends crafts, science, and the kitchen

Have a need to know how to make Edible Origami or pomegranate wine? The Hungry Scientist Handbook has fun DIY projects for adults.

By October 6, 2008

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Cooling a MacBook Pro with smcFanControl

Open source and your Mac. What a combo! Here's an open-source program for keeping your MacBook Pro cool.

By July 17, 2007