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09.18.11
'What Was There' project adds a pinch of history to augmented reality
09.18.11

'What Was There' project adds a pinch of history to augmented reality

So, it works as such. You dig up ancient photos -- a few generations prior, or even a few decades...

By D. Murph,   09.18.11
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06.20.11
British Library and Google Books partner up to digitize 250,000 out-of-copyright works
06.20.11

British Library and Google Books partner up to digitize 250,000 out-of-copyright works

Oh paper, ye olde guardian of human wisdom, culture, and history, why must you be so fragile and...

By Vlad Savov,   06.20.11
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03.30.11
Google Street View invades historic landmarks, makes it unnecessary for you to ever leave the house
03.30.11

Google Street View invades historic landmarks, makes it unnecessary for you to ever leave the house

The vagabonds of Google's Street View team have struck again, this time conquering classical French...

By Vlad Savov,   03.30.11
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03.29.11
The Thinking Machines flashes back to 1968 for a lesson in computer logic, sideburns (video)
03.29.11

The Thinking Machines flashes back to 1968 for a lesson in computer logic, sideburns (video)

Another dusty gem's emerged from the vintage gold mine that is AT&T's Tech Channel archive, a...

By C. Trout,   03.29.11
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03.25.11
A series of unfortunate demises: classic arcade game deaths compiled into a tender tribute video
03.25.11

A series of unfortunate demises: classic arcade game deaths compiled into a tender tribute video

Whatever your flavor of old school gaming, whether you were a future-loving RoboCop killer or a ske...

By Vlad Savov,   03.25.11
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03.16.11
Sun.com, the twelfth oldest domain on the internet, will be decommissioned on June 1st
03.16.11

Sun.com, the twelfth oldest domain on the internet, will be decommissioned on June 1st

Sun Microsystems, one of the original gangsters responsible for supplying all the electronics and i...

By Vlad Savov,   03.16.11
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03.15.11
William Shatner explains what microprocessors are and do... from way back in 1976
03.15.11

William Shatner explains what microprocessors are and do... from way back in 1976

For a man that spent the best part of his acting career representing a savvy dude from the future,...

By Vlad Savov,   03.15.11
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03.13.11
Researchers claim discovery of lost city of Atlantis, conveniently located in southern Spain
03.13.11

Researchers claim discovery of lost city of Atlantis, conveniently located in southern Spain

We had to do a double take when we read this headline from Reuters, but sure enough, it's not April...

By Vlad Savov,   03.13.11
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12.12.10
NASA's Space Shuttle launch videos are spectacularly incredible, incredibly spectacular
12.12.10

NASA's Space Shuttle launch videos are spectacularly incredible, incredibly spectacular

Did you know that it takes nearly seven and a half million pounds of thrust to get a Space Shuttle...

By Vlad Savov,   12.12.10
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