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Wallace's Wrong Trousers scientifically feasible

The gravity-defying Techno Trousers of "Wallace & Gromit: The Wrong Trousers" could actually work -- albeit for only a short period of time.

By July 17, 2014

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Crave giveaway: Garmin GPS unit with Wallace & Gromit voice skin

This week's freebie, a Garmin GPS unit featuring turn-by-turn directions delivered by the charming Wallace and Gromit, will guarantee you a grand day out.

By November 18, 2011

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How Google's robo-cars mean the end of driving as we know it

Why waste your drive time doing the actual driving, when technology can be your chauffeur? The century-old auto culture is on the verge of radical change, and you can thank Google for where it's headed.

By September 3, 2013

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Platooning: The future of freeways is lining up

Linking cars into a trainlike group can save fuel, fit more cars on the road, and potentially improve safety. A project in Europe shows it's not just a fantasy.

By September 3, 2013

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Self-driving cars will bristle with sensors

Car computers will use many sources of data -- lasers, radar, stereo cameras, even windshield wiper rain detectors -- to figure out what's around them. And none of the sensors will ever get drowsy.

By September 3, 2013

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Meme lovers, #kittencamp, and the battle for lolz

Held in dive bars across the world, the #kittencamp meme battles promote crazy cats, lolz, and other highlights of meme culture.

By July 13, 2013

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Device aims to eliminate multiple breast-cancer surgeries

Grad students at Johns Hopkins say their prototype device enables pathologists to inspect excised breast tissue so fast that more can be removed -- if necessary -- during the same operation.

By June 27, 2013

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Name your own price for a huge Telltale Games bundle

All five episodes of Back to the Future. All five of Sam & Max: Devil's Playhouse. And lots more, plus The Walking Dead if you beat the average purchase price.

By May 31, 2013

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Updated Netflix app supports more Android phones

Version 1.3 brings the video-streaming goodness to 15 more Android phones--and one Android tablet. (Sorry, it's probably not the one you were hoping for.)

By July 20, 2011

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At Bletchley Park, breaking Enigma codes and winning WW II

Road Trip 2011: Code breakers led by Alan Turing were able to beat the Germans at their cipher games, and in the process shorten the war by as much as two years. At Bletchley Park, all the work took place in secret, where it stayed for decades.

By July 4, 2011