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World's Fastest Computer Gets an Upgrade, Breaks Its Own Record

The most powerful computer in the world recently got its power bolstered, completely smashing the processing power of the next seven fastest computers combined.

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Mars500 Crew 'Lands' After 520-Day Simulated Mission To Mars

After a long physical and psychological test of the human body, a group a volunteers have stepped out of their "spaceship" for the first time in 17 months.

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China Conducts First Orbital Docking; Manned Dockings In The Works

China entered the space race this week with one of the world's only automatic docking systems. Plans are in the works for a 60-ton space station, too.

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Cylindrical Mirror Brings 3D To The iPad

A new interactive device is bringing 3D interaction to the iPad with anamorphic transformations, opening up a whole new digital realm.

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iPhone App And Attachment Lets You Record 360-Degree Panoramic Images

A new device lets you record interactive panoramic images on your iPhone with no advanced editing needed.

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Morphing Hexapod Bot Redefines Creepy

A new hexapod, MorpHex, can transform by expanding and contracting the size of its body.

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Mars 500 Crew Breaks Isolation Record, But Lonely Astronauts Don't Leave Earth

The European Space Agency isolation experiment is coming to a close with only 81 days left out of 520, while breaking longest record for space mission isolation.

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Bugs and Fixes: Apple Patches Safari and iOS Holes, Skype Blocks XSS Hole

What's new in the land of secuirty fixes? Read on to get caught up on the latest patches.

Researchers Genetically Engineer Glowing Dog; Creep Bloggers Out

Researchers have created the World's first glow-in-the-dark dog, and special dog food turns it on and off like a lamp (No, we're not joking).

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Space Shuttle Atlantis Lands--Here's How to Track It

The Space Shuttle Atlantis is on descent and the Space Program will close its doors after more than 40 years since its conception. Here's how you can track its final approach and landing.

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Atlantis Space Shuttle Countdown Draws To A Close; Weather Threatens Launch Zone

Space Shuttle Atlantis is in final preparation for liftoff--fueling is underway as of this writing--but weather may halt the launch.

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Bugs and Fixes: Microsoft Patches 34 Vulnerabilities

Plus: Adobe releases fixes to prevent identity theft.

Researchers Look at New Ways to Keep Your Information Safe

An eyeball reader on your smartphone? Advances in biometrics--and other authentication technologies--could help keep your personal information safer.

NASA Prepares for Final Shuttle Launch as STS-135 Draws Near

NASA's final Space Shuttle launch is just around the corner, and the STS-135 astronauts are getting ready to make history. Plus: Find out how to follow the final Space Shuttle launch.

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Hack Turns Your Lawn Chair Into a Hovercraft

Build your own hovercraft cheaply and easily in as little as 1, 2, 3 (or so).

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