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violin

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PayPal dispute ends in destruction of violin

Buyer contests the authenticity of a purportedly rare violin, and the payment processor instructs him to smash it, raising the ire of the seller.

By Jan. 4, 2012

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$1.9 million violin stolen: Great ad for Windows Phone?

World-renowned violinist Min-Jin Kym has her $1.9 million Stradivarius stolen in a sandwich shop. A shop worker says Kym and her companion were too busy staring into iPhones and computers to notice the theft.

By Dec. 7, 2010

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'Sherlock' collector dolls look for tiny clues

Re-enact your favorite scenes from the hit British show with these fully articulated and highly detailed figures of Sherlock Holmes and Dr. John Watson.

By Apr. 16, 2014

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Can technology improve the sound of 300-year-old violins?

The Audiophiliac discusses the state of the art of violin making with a master builder.

By May. 1, 2013

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Cadenza: You play, and a full orchestra plays with you

Dream of playing along with world-class symphonies? Now, a Harvard-backed app heads to your mobile device to give you instant portable orchestral backup that adjusts to your playing in real time.

By Mar. 18, 2014

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NASA's Voyager sends back freaky sound of interstellar space

Let's just say that the composers of '50s-era sci-fi soundtracks weren't all that wide of the mark.

By Sep. 12, 2013