1. I swear, Katy Perry wore a Wii remote strap during the Super Bowl halftime show
     Published by The Verge on 2015-02-02 at 07:02:47

Missy Elliott's Super Bowl Halftime show was amazing, introduced by Katy Perry riding a large polygonal tiger. For the final song, which went back to Perry for "Firework," the songstress had to make extra sure she didn't drop the mic as she was...

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2. Fourth-grader says he has the One Ring, school suspends him for terrorist threat, dad says
     Published by Polygon on 2015-02-02 at 02:12:32

A fourth-grader in west Texas has been suspended, his father says, because he pretended to have a ring like the One Ring from The Lord of the Rings canon, and said it could make a classmate disappear.
Dad Jason Steward said he was told his son'...

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4. Why Apple keeps winning in style
     Published by CNet on 2015-02-02 at 03:25:24

Technically Incorrect: As technology becomes more fixated on fashion, the maker of the iPhone and the Apple Watch is well placed to take advantage.

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5. Neil deGrasse Tyson is live-tweeting the Super Bowl with awesome science facts
     Published by The Verge on 2015-02-02 at 06:18:47

Because "deflate-gate" shouldn't be the only time we intermingle science talk and football, our favorite astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson is live-tweeting the Super Bowl with awesome science facts. Don't worry, he talked about deflated footb...

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9. This Video Lets You Travel at the Speed of Light (Sort Of)
     Published by Gizmodo on 2015-02-02 at 01:30:00

Riding Light is a 45-minute short film/animation that attempts to recreate what it would be like to hitch a ride on the back of a photon and travel from the core of the sun to beyond the orbit of Jupiter. Be prepared to feel completely insignificant.Read...

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10. The Big Picture: The mouth of an interstellar beast
     Published by Endgadget on 2015-02-02 at 01:22:00

While Hubble certainly has the advantage out there in low Earth orbit, its ground-based counterparts have also been capturing their own mesmerizing shots of the universe. Take, for example, this image of the cometary globule CG4 taken by ESO's Very L...

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11. The US Army wants you to look at code it uses to spot cyberattacks
     Published by Endgadget on 2015-02-02 at 03:46:00

Believe it or not, the US government doesn't always keep its cyberwarfare code a secret. The Army Research Lab has quietly posted the source code for Dshell, a tool it uses to both spot and understand cyberattacks against the Department of Defense. T...

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12. The Pirate Bay Is Back After Nearly Two Months Of Downtime
     Published by Tech Crunch on 2015-02-02 at 01:26:02

 One of the Internet’s most targeted, and yet also most hard-to-kill sites is back again following a raid on its servers over seven weeks ago: The Pirate Bay resides once again at its familiar “.se” URL, offering a database that app...

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13. Watch Jurassic World’s new dinosaur rampage in Super Bowl teaser
     Published by The Verge on 2015-02-02 at 05:09:15

In the minutes before Super Bowl XLIX even began, we got a brand new trailer for Jurassic World and a better look at Indominus Rex, the film's über dinosaur. Things definitely go crazy in the park this time around, with pterosaurs snatching u...

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14. Apple Stores May Be Outfitted With Special Safes for Gold Apple Watches
     Published by Gizmodo on 2015-02-02 at 03:45:00

As we get closer to Apple Watch's official launch, more details are becoming clearer and clearer. For one, we're pretty certain they'll be shipping in April
  and may not have the greatest battery life
 . However, one piece of info that's remained frustr...

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15. Coca-Cola thinks you can stop internet trolls with Coke
     Published by The Verge on 2015-02-02 at 06:13:39

The internet can be an ugly place in 2015. Coca-Cola, peddler of sugary smiles for decades, wants to do away with all the trolls. But with Coke, presumably? In the company's Super Bowl somewhat bizarre ad tonight, all it took was for someone to...

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16. Closing The Computer Science Gap, From Classroom To Career
     Published by Tech Crunch on 2015-02-02 at 03:30:31

 My twins will turn four in 2015, and they know more about computers now than I did when I took over as president and CEO of Silicon Valley Education Foundation (SVEF) in 2003. And it’s a good thing because currently there are more than 75,000 ...

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17. Research says iPads and smartphones may damage toddlers’ brains
     Published by The Guardian on 2015-02-02 at 03:14:27

Journal findings warn that using a tablet or smartphone to divert a child’s attention could be detrimental to ‘their social-emotional development’ Continue reading...

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18. Entangled photons on a chip could lead to super-fast computers
     Published by Endgadget on 2015-02-02 at 06:20:00

Photon entanglement is one of the odder properties of quantum physics, but it promises a lot for computing -- if one photon can instantly affect another no matter how far away it is, you could make super-speedy computers and communications that aren'...

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20. Verizon will now let users kill previously indestructible tracking code
     Published by ARS Technica on 2015-02-02 at 02:45:59

Unlike their namesake, you can now kill a "Zombie" cookie.

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