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The 404 Throwback Ep. 305: Where Natali does not appear on 'Howard Stern' (podcast)

Today's throwback features the creation of what's now a piece of cult 404 vocabulary. (Original air date: 3/24/09)

By September 17, 2014

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Cyborg moths to the rescue!

Scientists are developing a method of controlling the flight muscles of moths wirelessly, instantly introducing a new term to the vocabulary of technophobes: the mothpocalypse.

By August 22, 2014

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​Soon, you too will be able to learn Dothraki

The linguist behind the language of the wild horsemen in "Game of Thrones" previews his forthcoming Dothraki primer at San Diego Comic-Con -- and offers some language lessons.

By July 29, 2014

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Lumosity vs. Elevate: Battle of the brain-training apps

Apps that claim to exercise your brain are all the rage, but which is best?

By July 8, 2014

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T-Mobile CEO: Fiery words on Amazon's Fire Phone and more

He's underwhelmed by the Amazon phone, but T-Mobile's John Legere tells CNET his customers should eventually get a chance to buy it. Oh, and about that "rated R vocabulary."

By June 20, 2014

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Next-gen drones follow wherever you go

No remote control is necessary for new drones that can autopilot with tracking, creating an easy solution for capturing action-sports on video. Also, Oyster opens up its books to Android.

By June 17, 2014

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Why 'outdated' Turing test is no longer the gold standard of AI

A chatbot pretending to be a 13-year-old boy recently passed the famous artificial intelligence test, its creators claim. But does Turing's test really tell us anything about AI?

By June 10, 2014

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Android users can now Hodor Hodor Hodor

This 99-cent keyboard replacement for Android lets you pretend to be Hodor as you text your friends endlessly.

By June 5, 2014

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Geocache beats out retweet, cosplay as new Scrabble word

Fans vote for "geocache" to be added to the Official Scrabble Dictionary. Don't even try to get a double-word score for "twerking."

By May 23, 2014

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Which hip-hop artists know more words than Shakespeare?

A data scientist studied how the vocabularies of popular hip-hop artists stack up against the Bard. The results are awesome.

By May 7, 2014