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Solar-powered plane completes five-day journey across the Pacific

The Solar Impulse 2 is a solar-powered plane that has been flying around the world since March. Back in May, it was set to make its most ambitious journey yet, a 5,061-mile trip from Japan to Hawaii

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This is the Nintendo PlayStation that almost was

It might seem crazy today, but in the early '90s Nintendo and Sony were working together on a video game accessory that'd add CD capabilities to the Super Nintendo Entertainment System. There would also be a separate Sony console that'd play SNES car...

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Uber suspends UberPOP in France

The conflict between Uber and France takes another turn with the news that the company will suspend UberPOP from 8pm (France time) today. The ride-sharing outfit has suffered plenty of protest from taxi drivers, who have attacked cars and drivers in ...

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Uber will give you a free ride to jury duty in one US county

Jury duty may be an annoying (if vital) civic responsibility, but one US county is experimenting with a ridesharing offer that could make it a little more bearable.

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BlueStacks emulator puts Android apps on your OS X Mac

The BlueStacks Android emulator, which already has around 90 million Windows users, has finally arrived on OSX after an extended beta testing phase. The free emulator runs both x86 and ARM-based apps as well as provides full keyboard and mouse suppor...

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Nexus 6 price plummets to £304 in the UK

A couple of weeks ago, Motorola slashed the prices of its top handsets in the UK as part of another of its temporary sales. If the opportunity to pick up a heavily discounted Moto X or Nexus 6 passed you by, we've got a couple of reasons you needn't ...

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​Fukushima nuclear reactor will get mapped with subatomic particles

Scientists from Los Alamos National Lab have discovered how to look through and map just about anything with a new process: the science-fictionally sounding muon tomography. Even in places like the highly radioactive Fukushima reactor, the method doe...

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Taylor Swift Confirms 1989 Will Come to Apple Music

Taylor Swift and Apple Music have spent the last week embroiled in a passive-aggressive Tweetwar over artist payments on Apple’s upcoming streaming service.

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Engagement Etiquette 101: Everything You Need to Know

In case you’ve been oblivious to the ring selfies popping up on Instagram and Facebook, engagement season is in full swing.

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