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Vintage X-rays reveal the hidden effects of corsets

In 1908, a doctor used X-rays to highlight the damaging effects of tight corsets on a woman's body.

By February 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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Woz: Net neutrality decision a victory over 'bad behavior'

Technically Incorrect: Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak says that the FCC overseeing the Web will be a positive step in controlling illegality. He also describes it as a victory for consumers.

By February 26, 2015

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'What would Spock do?' How Leonard Nimoy helped me prosper

Appreciation: It's hard to be a stoic Vulcan when your favorite "Star Trek" actor leaves this galaxy forever. Bonnie Burton thanks Leonard Nimoy for inspiring us all to "live long and prosper."

By February 27, 2015

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MythBuster Adam Savage builds intricate 'Shining' maze diorama

This model of the hedge maze from the Overlook Hotel in Stanley Kubrick's classic horror film has the level of detail you'd expect from an experienced movie model maker.

By February 27, 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

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Laptop buying guide

The most important things to know when shopping for a new laptop, hybrid, or Windows tablet.

By November 27, 2013

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Pianist to perform musical duet with slime mold

Say hello to one half of a musical duo premiering this weekend -- a single-cell organism that usually hides out in wet forests.

By February 28, 2015

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LG to ship just one new 4K OLED model, and many 4K LED TVs, in spring

LG is the first major TV maker to officially announce pricing and availability for its 2015 lineup, rolling out a 65-inch 4K OLED for $9,000 and four series of 4K LED sets, starting at $1,400.

By February 26, 2015

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Actor Leonard Nimoy, 'Mr. Spock,' dies at 83

The legendary actor who made being logical sound cool in his "Star Trek" role as Spock, beloved by generations of fans, died at his home in Los Angeles Friday.

By February 27, 2015