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The most influential person in history, according to Wikipedia

The father of modern taxonomy beats Shakespeare, Jesus and Napoleon as the most influential person in history, according to Wikipedia PageRank figures.

By June 11, 2014

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Coolest paper airplane ever and the plane nut who built it (Q&A)

Don't call Luca Iaconi-Stewart crazy. He'll do that himself. He built a gorgeous scale model of a Boeing 777-300ER, entirely out of manila folders. Now he tells CNET why he did it.

By January 21, 2014

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Paris Air Show crowd greets third Airbus A350 test flight

It was a good day for Airbus publicity as its energy-efficient passenger A350 jet flew over the high-profile air show and the French president hitched a ride in an A400M airlifter.

By June 21, 2013

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Airbus' A350 XWB makes its first flight

With thousands of aviation enthusiasts on hand, Airbus' newest airplane -- and its response to Boeing's Dreamliner -- took off on its first flight this morning in France.

By June 14, 2013

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Airbus A350 XWB to make first flight Friday

The inaugural flight of Airbus' highly fuel-efficient plane, made with a majority of composite materials, likely means an appearance at the Paris Air Show.

By June 12, 2013

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Artsy light show reveals a surreal universe

Step away from the norm for a moment and enter the ethereal with this stunning projected spectacle by artist Romain Tardy.

By November 7, 2012

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Apple fans and critics converge in Paris for iPhone 5

Most of the hundreds of people who lined up at Apple's flagship store in France were there for the new smartphone, but a few gathered to try to press complaints they have with Apple.

By September 21, 2012

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Stone Age cave art: the world's first animation

Cave art that had been created in the Paleolithic age is thought to be the world's first attempt at producing a moving picture, not a muddled mess of limbs and heads.

By September 18, 2012

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Curiosity fires ChemCam laser for first time on Mars

The mission's Chemistry and Camera instrument, or ChemCam, hit a fist-size rock with 30 pulses of its laser during a 10-second period. Each pulse delivers more than a million watts of power for about five one-billionths of a second.

By August 21, 2012

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In key test, Curiosity zaps Mars rock with powerful laser

In another milestone for NASA's Curiosity Mars rover, a powerful laser fires on a nearby rock, vaporizing its outer layers for spectroscopic examination.

By August 19, 2012