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Costa Rica hits 75 days powered entirely by renewable energy

Heavy rainfall has allowed the Central American country of Costa Rica to be powered almost entirely by its hydroelectric plants.

By March 24, 2015

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Ultra HD 4K TV color, part II: The (near) future

We're on the cusp of a revolution in TV color. Whether via DCI P3 or Rec. 2020, richer, more lifelike colors are coming soon to content and TV screens near you. Here's what you need to know.

By March 20, 2015

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Yamaha's motorcycle and instrument designers trade jobs

Yamaha's motorcycle designers have created some musical instruments, while the instrument designers have created vehicles.

By March 25, 2015

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Lord Voldemort's 'Uptown Funk' parody is magical

Who knew Death Eaters were so funky? In this Harry Potter parody music video, He-Who-Must-Not-Be-Named sure knows how to sing.

By March 25, 2015

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Use WikiTweaks to avoid distractions on Wikipedia

Want to stay focused when reading about a topic on Wikipedia, but your curiosity is piqued by the links in the text? Check out this Chrome extension to stay on track.

By October 30, 2014

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Magzet aims to reinvent the audio jack with the 'power of magnets'

Tired of having your headphone jack or plug short out and break? Magzet is hoping to change all that with a new accessory that promises safer connections.

By March 23, 2015

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'Gay people just look like people': J.K. Rowling defends Dumbledore

The "Harry Potter" author gently responds to a fan on Twitter who "can't see" Hogwarts' headmaster being gay.

By March 25, 2015

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USB Type-C: One cable to connect them all

CNET editor Dong Ngo explains the USB standard and the significance of the latest USB Type-C.

By March 9, 2015

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How poison dart frogs could de-ice airplane wings

Poison dart frogs can kill predators with super-toxic venom released through their skin. They can also inspire a system to keep airplane wings ice free.

By March 25, 2015

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What next for WikiLeaks' Julian Assange?

The WikiLeaks founder has vowed to exit "soon" from a small pocket of Ecuador in Britain's capital, but little has changed diplomatically and legally that would spur his eventual release.

By August 19, 2014