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NASA TV to provide live coverage of GRAIL impact on Moon
This Fanless Heatsink Is The Next Generation In CPU Cooling
What It's Like To Wake Up And Find A Giant Sink Hole Outside Your House

How to Make a Glossy Screen Matte

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How to Make a Glossy Screen Matte is a post from Chris Pirillo Add to iTunes | Add to YouTube | Add to Google | RSS FeedWhen I ordered my new MacBook Pro not long ago, I decided to go with the glossy screen. I’m a matte fan, but I...
How to Make a Glossy Screen Matte

Samsung Smart Tango Corner Clean robotic vacuum hits Flickr ahead of CES launch

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There's no doubt that Samsung's holding its juiciest bits for the stage in Vegas, but the company has been letting a few items slip on by, with an update to its robotic vacuum line representing the latest pre-CES tease. The Smart Tango Corner Clean maintains a traditional circular design,...
Samsung Smart Tango Corner Clean robotic vacuum hits Flickr ahead of CES launch

How to change your DSLR lens the right way

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A lot of digital SLR owners tell me that they rarely change their camera's lens--not because they don't own several, but because they're worried about getting dust or dirt in the camera. That's a reasonable concern: Dirt can collect on the sensor and gunk up your photos. But having...
How to change your DSLR lens the right way

Researchers use Hubble to map 3D structure of exploding star

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Witness now the death of a star in glorious 3D. It's not quite as exciting as all that, but astronomers have managed to map the eruptions of nova using footage from the Hubble telescope. Above are three images of T Pyxidis (that's T Pyx to its friends), a double...
Researchers use Hubble to map 3D structure of exploding star

Nothing Is Ever Junk When It Can Be Reembodied [Sculpture]

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This amazing sculpture of horses emerging like ghosts from a wall is made entirely of junk plastic. In this gallery, you can see bits of dolls, wires, and discarded cooking utensils rescued from the trash and made into something alive. Look at the figures that sculptor Sayaka Ganz has created...
Nothing Is Ever Junk When It Can Be Reembodied [Sculpture]

Quirky and OXO turn Manhattan into a battleground... because of a dustpan

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There were picket lines and protest signs. Blood was spilled, and Manhattan’s West 26th Street has been stained red. Well, metaphorically, anyway. If only the battle were over a mop instead of a dustpan. Yes, you read that right. A dustpan, complete with dust-bunny-attacking bristles, kicked off a series...
Quirky and OXO turn Manhattan into a battleground... because of a dustpan

iRobot flaunts the Mirra 530 pool cleaning robot, sends the Looj 330 abroad

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Geeks may not turn as many heads as the shirtless pool-boy as they waft around the grounds, but, thanks to technology, we're finally able to wreak some revenge. The folks over at iRobot have cooked up the Mirra 530, a pool cleaning 'bot that'll sit above the Verro 500...
iRobot flaunts the Mirra 530 pool cleaning robot, sends the Looj 330 abroad

Ever seen a bullet blow through an apple in slow motion? How about a BMW M5?

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We’ve all seen those slow motion videos where a bullet explodes through an apple in slow motion, with debris flying everywhere. Well this BMW ad takes that to another level as it replaces the bullet with an M5 and the targets with giant props. The slow-mo is still there though,...
Ever seen a bullet blow through an apple in slow motion? How about a BMW M5?
Landing gear from 9/11 plane found wedged in Manhattan building

CrunchWeek: Elon Musk Vs. NYT, The Uber For Private Jets, Zynga Settles With EA, Everyone Harlem Shakes

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Congratulations! You’ve managed to avoid the intergalactic debris that’s been flying around to survive another action-packed week in the tech industry. And you know what else that means? It’s time for CrunchWeek, the weekly show where a few of us writers hang out in the TechCrunch TV studio and...
CrunchWeek: Elon Musk Vs. NYT, The Uber For Private Jets, Zynga Settles With EA, Everyone Harlem Shakes
NASA to live stream peak of Eta Aquarid meteor shower tonight starting at 9PM EST
Study reveals climate changes may have 'adverse consequences' for satellites
NASCAR blocks eyewitness video of Daytona crash due to 'copyright' concerns
Spider that builds larger spider decoys discovered, may be a new species

Hurricanes and the limits of data (and technology)

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We write a lot of stories that show how data is helping to solve big problems and improve people’s lives. But the New York City post-Sandy experience is also a testament to the limits of data. Certainly, sharing data about where you can get food and gasoline, and optimizing traffic routes based...
Hurricanes and the limits of data (and technology)

Curiosity's wind sensor was damaged during Mars landing

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Curiosity's Mars landing was a thrilling event, but it wasn't without its problems — NASA has discovered that one of the rover's wind sensors was damaged during the descent. While the exact cause is unclear, the team believes that stones and other debris from the martian surface may have...
Curiosity's wind sensor was damaged during Mars landing
New DARPA Challenge looking for robots to respond to Fukushima-like disasters

NASCAR Abuses DMCA To Try To Delete Fan Videos Of Daytona Crash

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Joseph M. Durnal was the first of a whole bunch of you to send in a version of this story showing how NASCAR abused copyright to take down some videos. You may have heard that there was a big NASCAR crash at Daytona that sent debris flying into the stands....
NASCAR Abuses DMCA To Try To Delete Fan Videos Of Daytona Crash

sagansense: What happened...when the object apparently...

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sagansense: What happened...when the object apparently responsible for the extinction of the dinosaurs hit the Earth 65 million years ago? "First, there was a gigantic fireball brighter than the Sun as the comet plunged to its death, not with a whimper, but a bang. One casualty was the ozone layer,...
sagansense: What happened...when the object apparently...

iPad Case Review

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iPad Case Review is a post from Chris Pirillo Add to iTunes | Add to YouTube | Add to Google | RSS FeedWhen we recorded the iPad FAQ video the other night, I mentioned that I was going to purchase some type of case for the iPad. I did end...
iPad Case Review

That smooth SpaceX launch? Turns out one of the engines exploded

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Those of us who watched the live feed of last night's Falcon 9 launch could be forgiven for assuming that everything went according to plan. All the reports that came through over the audio were heavy on the word "nominal," and the craft successfully entered an orbit that has it...
That smooth SpaceX launch? Turns out one of the engines exploded
US meteorologists can now tell exactly what's falling from the sky thanks to radar upgrade
What It's Like To Wake Up And Find A Giant Sinkhole Near Your House

Humint Events Online: More Mystery Debris-- Help Requested for Identification

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Humint Events Online: More Mystery Debris-- Help Requested for Identification
Visualize every meteorite that's hit the earth over the past 4,500 years

Japanese city mistakenly tweets that a missile has been launched by North Korea

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A Twitter account for the city of Yokohama, Japan made a huge blunder earlier today after it mistakenly announced that a missile had been launched in North Korea. The tweet, spotted by The Verge (via AFP) and posted from the @yokohama_sagai account, reportedly told its 40,000 followers that “North Korea...
Japanese city mistakenly tweets that a missile has been launched by North Korea

Georgia Tech Team Working on a 'MacGyver' Bot; Hijinks Sure to Ensue

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More like ActionHeroBot, right? (Photo: Georgia Tech) They might be able to make burritos and rescue the drowning, but robots are still lacking in some basic functionality. Namely: The set of skills that humans typically call “common sense.” If you are walking down the street and encounter an unexpected fallen...
Georgia Tech Team Working on a 'MacGyver' Bot; Hijinks Sure to Ensue
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