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Bacteria-sniffing wand could help prevent foodborne illnesses

Researchers hope their real-time detection system that uses a magnetoelastic sensor can speed up testing at food processing plants.

By October 22, 2013

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Dungeons & Dragons art goes to the dogs

Humans aren't the only ones who like to befriend wizards, battle dragons and drink mead with dwarves. Man's best friend gets in on the elf-bonding action in this awesome art tribute to dogs, dice and D&D.

By November 16, 2014

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This tour of the Harry Potter hotel will leave you spellbound

You may be a Muggle, but you can still vacation like Harry Potter. Stay at the Wizard Chambers located inside the Georgian House Hotel in London. No owl or wand required.

By October 30, 2014

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Frothy milkshakes with a wave (or spin) of a wand

The Waring Milk Shake & Drink Mixer offers a familiar way to make milkshakes at home.

By May 28, 2013

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Dating site fined for posting fake profiles

The Federal Trade Commission fines JDI Dating for posting fake profiles that encouraged the vulnerable to pay a subscription fee to contact beautiful women who weren't, in fact, real.

By November 1, 2014

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Better than air guitar! Now you can conduct the music on your phone

A new app called BrainWave claims to be the first to allow you to control your Spotify and Pandora music with hand gestures. You've always wanted that, right?

By October 9, 2014

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The next Apple TV: What to expect from an updated streaming box

The latest generation of Apple TV streaming box is more than two years old, so it's about time for an update. But what improvements should it bring, and what will Apple actually deliver? Here's the prevailing wisdom.

By September 6, 2014

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J.K. Rowling reaches out to shooting survivor who quoted Dumbledore

The Harry Potter author wrote to teenager Cassidy Stay, who quoted the wizardly headmaster at her murdered family's memorial service, sending her condolences -- and a wand.

By August 7, 2014

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Vexed in the city: Tech's fraught transformation of San Francisco 2014

The city once known for the summer of love is now dealing with a different kind of emotion. An influx of thousands of techies is feeding an unprecedented economic boom -- and generating a whole lot of angst.

By August 20, 2014

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10 best TV technologies

Not every flat-screen feature is created equal. Here are a few of our favorite technologies of the high-definition TV era.

By August 4, 2014