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Google Barge now docks in Stockton, California

Google Barge now docks in Stockton, California

We have talked a few times about the cool and gigantic Google Barge that the search giant has been working on. The barge is tipped to be a space where people can come to learn about new tech, but no official details have been given about what the barge will feature. Google docked its barge in San Francisco for a while.

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Dyson outs second gen Air Multiplier fan

Dyson outs second gen Air Multiplier fan

Dyson is a name that most people probably associate with expensive vacuum cleaners. Way back in 2009 the company put out its very first fan called the Air Multiplier. The strangest part about this fan is that it has no moving blades and promised to be much quieter than your typical fan.

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World’s oldest cheese found buried with Chinese mummies

World’s oldest cheese found buried with Chinese mummies

When you think of mummies, odds are you mind goes to Egypt automatically. The Egyptians weren't the only people to mummify their dead in ancient times. A group of archaeologists studying Chinese mummies has made an interesting discovery that has nothing to do with the mummification process itself. The team has discovered what they say is the world's oldest cheese.

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Automatic smartphone car link gets IFTTT channel

Automatic smartphone car link gets IFTTT channel

Automatic, the iPhone-connected car telemetry dongle, has announced a new IFTTT channel that can integrate a vehicle into the Internet-of-Things, including automatically logging journeys, sending notifications when you're about to get to work, or even controlling a smart home. The new "If This Then That" channel can be sparked by several different triggers, including ignition status and location, and then used to fire off other IFTTT-integrated services like Twitter, Facebook, Dropbox, SmartThings, and more.

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Sony SmartBand and Lifelog Camera hands-on

Sony SmartBand and Lifelog Camera hands-on

"Log your day, every day" Sony says, hoping that it's the SmartBand SWR10 you choose to do that with, not just a pen and paper. The company's new wearable was previewed back at CES last month but the company saved the details for Mobile World Congress, outlining how the Bluetooth-connected dongle - and, eventually, a Smart Lifelog Camera companion - could not only do the work of a fitness tracker but integrate in every facet of your life. We grabbed some hands-on time to find out more.

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Mammoth tusk uncovered at Seattle building site moved to Burke Museum

Mammoth tusk uncovered at Seattle building site moved to Burke Museum

A group of construction workers working in Seattle, Washington made an interesting discovery recently. The workers were digging at the construction site when they uncovered a mammoth tusk. The mammoth tusk has now been removed from the site.

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Researchers say web trolls are sadists and psychopaths

Researchers say web trolls are sadists and psychopaths

A recent paper has confirmed what most of us already knew, web trolls are psycho. The study was conducted by three different universities in Canada and concluded that web trolls are sadists and psychopaths. The paper was published this month in a journal called Personality and Individual Differences.

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Michael Keaton in for Beetlejuice 2 if Tim Burton is

Michael Keaton in for Beetlejuice 2 if Tim Burton is

One of those iconic movies of the 1980's came from director Tim Burton and actor Michael Keaton in the form of the spooky comedy Beetlejuice. Keaton played the title character in the film and the movie is a classic today. Keaton is still acting, though we haven't heard much from him until the new Robocop flick hit theaters this month.

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Ivanpah solar facility scorching birds with 1000-degree heat

Ivanpah solar facility scorching birds with 1000-degree heat

Last week we mentioned that the Ivanpah solar facility had gone online in California and was now creating 392 megawatts of electricity. We also mentioned that while the facility had just gone live that it was already outdated and the firms behind the plant were already considering upgrades to the facility.

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392 megawatt Ivanpah Solar Electric Plant goes operational in California

392 megawatt Ivanpah Solar Electric Plant goes operational in California

A massive solar energy generation project has been underway in the California desert. The project was the building of the Ivanpah Solar Electric Generation system that includes three different units generating a massive amount of electricity. Combined, the three units at the Ivanpah plant generate 392 megawatt of power.

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Steve Jobs time capsule contents shown off for the first time since 1983

Steve Jobs time capsule contents shown off for the first time since 1983

Back in September of 2013, we found out that a long lost time capsule that had lots of stuff inside; including Steve Jobs' mouse had been found. The time capsule was buried during the Aspen International Design conference in 1983. Jobs was on hand at that conference where he delivered a talk about technologies.

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Darknet website Utopia Marketplace seized by Dutch police

Darknet website Utopia Marketplace seized by Dutch police

Police and government agencies around the world have been working hard over the last several months to shut down websites that are part of the hidden internet and often sell illegal items. One of the biggest of these sites was called Silk Road. That site was shut down by US authorities and the mastermind behind the marketplace was arrested.

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