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Super Mario Land Gets Emulated in Minecraft With 18 Million Blocks

Three Minecrafters recreate Super Mario Land in Minecraft frame-by-frame using 18-million painstakingly placed blocks.

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Elastic USB Cables Can Transfer Power and Data--and Stretch

A Japanese Spandex manufacturer produces the world’s first elastic USB cable that can stretch 1.5 times its original size.

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Robots Have Just Become Self-Aware (Sorta)

Qbo the robot looks at a mirror to identify and learns that it is looking at itself.

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This Is the First Full-Length Movie Filmed With a Smartphone

Olive hopes be the first smartphone filmed movie to be shown in theaters.

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Rumor: Kinect 2 Will Read Lips and Track Your Emotional State

Rumors that claim the next Kinect will be able to read lips and track facial expressions for your emotional state.

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Researchers Crack Blu-Ray Encryption With Cheap Hardware

German researchers crack Intel’s Blu-ray encryption technology using a $260 computer board kit.

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Hackers Use Siri to Set the Thermostat and More

Hackers connect Siri to a proxy server to control a thermostat, change the TV channel, post a tweet, and more.

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World’s Lightest Material Takes Hits Like a Champ

Scientists create a new extremely lightweight material that can absorb shocks like a heavyweight.

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Meet Cotton Candy, the Dual-Core Android USB Device

FXI’s Cotton Candy USB device is a flash drive-sized Android device with a dual core processor running Gingerbread.

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In This Experiment, the Robot Controls You

A team of French researchers experiment with a robot controlling a human arm.

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CyanogenMod 9 Coming Soon, Will Bring Tasty Hacking to Ice Cream Sandwich

CyanogenMod announces that their version 9 hack for Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich will be coming next January.

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Robotic Ostrich May Become the World's Fastest, Most Absurd Robot

DARPA plans on building a military robotic ostrich that can reach speeds of 50 mph. That's right--a robot ostrich.

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Swivl Is the Camera Stand That Will Keep You in the Shot

Swivl is a novel camera dock that works with mobile phones and uses object tracking to follow you in a video.

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Bionic Bopper Cars Are Life-Size Rock 'Em Sock 'Em Robots

What weighs 850 pounds, is 6 feet tall, and lets you re-live childhood memories? It's these giant replicas of Rock 'Em Sock 'Em Robots!

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The New Autonomous ASIMO Could Serve You Your Next Drink

Honda unveils an all-new ASIMO robot that’s smart enough to be autonomous, perform sign language, or pour you a cold one after work.

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