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Mysterious Google Barge headed for the scrap heap

After teasing us for months, Google appears to have scrapped its mysterious barge technology showcases.

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Call Google, Ford shows wearable car tech any DIY-Maker-Faire geek could do

It's just a silly photo put out by Ford in honor of Embrace Your Geekness, some made-up, so-called holiday. The scary part? Some geek just might try it.

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Worse than potato salad? 10 of the most ridiculous Kickstarter projects

If you think pledging to help a guy make potato salad is a waste of money, wait until you get a load of these projects that sought backing from the crowd.

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You say 'potato,' I say 'crowdfunding' -- man turns to Kickstarter to fund his salad

For $9550 -- and counting -- that better be some mighty fine tasting potato salad.

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Get a drone's eye view of a fireworks show

Some flew a GoPro-equipped drone into a fireworks show and posted the footage on YouTube. The winner? Humanity.

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This robot from Zuta Labs may change the way you print

The future of portable printing may be contained in Zuta's Pocket Printer, a four-wheeled robot that's a little smaller than a CD case. But that's only if its makers can improve on a crowd-funded prototype.

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How a Harvard engineer is turning your latte art into a sensory message

A device called the oPhone, now on Indiegogo, transmits the smells attached to your photos.

Pepper the robot understands how you feel

Meet Pepper the robot. It’s in stores now, and will be in homes soon in Japan.

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Chatbot passes Turing Test? Some aren't so sure

Critics are raising questions about news that a conversation bot passed an AI test.

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7 Internet fakes we wish were real

Spend a little time on the Web, and you'll know better than to trust your eyes. Still, we've come across a few online pranks that we wish were more truth than fiction.