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NASA

Spacecraft to make death dive into Mercury

The NASA spacecraft MESSENGER (an acronym for MErcury Surface, Space ENvironment, GEochemistry, and Ranging) is about to crash onto Mercury.

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Instagram details when nudity is OK

Instagram is easing up on its no-nipple policy, but insists it will still scrub kiddie bathtub pictures from the site.

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Verizon FIOS to let you pick, choose cable channels

Verizon FIOS will start letting customers opt in -- and out -- of the cable channels they get as part of their pay television service -- the first move by a major provider toward a la carte service.

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Surprise! 1 in 5 people use Bing

Bing crossed the 20% threshold in search for the first time in March.

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Jackson Gordon

Student creates real-life Batman outfit

Jackson Gordon is no ordinary 21-year-old. By day he is an industrial design student at Philadelphia University, but Gordon has another side to him -- a side altogether darker, tougher and more enigmatic.

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Apple

The Apple Watch won't be available on April 24

If you were hoping to buy the Apple Watch at an Apple Store on April 24, you will have to reset your watch alarm.

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Acorns

This app has helped millennials save $25 million

Investors -- and millennials -- are nuts about Acorns.

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A hacker stole our $3,500 tax refund

For two teachers living on meager salaries in Massachusetts, their expected tax refund meant everything. But when someone stole a Social Security number, they also took the couple's entire tax refund.

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CNN

How Grumpy Cat makes her millions

Grumpy Cat has millions of social media followers, shots of her famous frown go viral, and fans clamor to catch a glimpse. Face it: Grumpy Cat is a celebrity, and guess what? She probably makes more money than you do!

Pluto in color

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Probe sends back first color image of Pluto

After more than nine years of traveling through the solar system, NASA's New Horizons spacecraft has sent back its first color image of Pluto.

The initial picture released on Tuesday shows a couple of orange-tinged blobs -- Pluto and its largest moon,...

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