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All the cool stuff that’s not really news, but is still awesome.

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Starship Enterprise: Floppy Disk Edition

From the land of things that bored people do, this one is up there. I don't even think it looks like the Starship Enterprise, but oh well, whatever. At least the floppy disk becomes useful once again.... Continued
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Cellphone Sets Man on Fire

Holy crap! I keep my cellphone in my pants! This poor guy got torched when his phone caught on fire in his pocket. I just hope he had it somewhere else other than his pants pockets... VALLEJO, California (... Continued
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Attention Bloggers: WordPress 2.07 is Out!

Wordpress strongly recommends users to upgrade to their latest version 2.07. MegaTechNews has just done the upgrade and everything seems OK so far. If it isn't doing OK, please post and let us know. Recent... Continued
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Celebrity Patents

Inspired by the recent launch of the Google Patent Search, this fellow decided to search for patents filed by celebrities and came up with some pretty good ones. Among the celebrities that have filed p... Continued
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Do you have a new Cell Phone?

Hmm, is this good or bad? I have always been concerned about giving personal information over my cell, but now I know for a fact that someone else will be listening. OK, so it's the FBI, but still..... A r... Continued
Mars Rovers Get a Brain

Mars Rovers Get a Brain

Well, actually no. They still have the same brain they left with, but twin Mars rovers Spirit and Opportunity get new software to boost their IQ... NASA's twin Mars rovers, nearing the third anniversa... Continued
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Control the Roomba with a Wii Controller

Roomba's are one of those automated vacuum cleaners that move about your house picking up mess. Well, someone has figured out how to control it using your standard Wii-Mote. Check out the video... ... Continued
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You’ve Been Foiled!

Just in case you decide to go on Christmas vacation while your co-workers are slaving away, you might want to rethink that... They foiled everything. Even the sticky notes. Source: Ryan's Stu... Continued
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YouTube Helps in a Murder Investigation

Looks like YouTube just helped police in a murder investigation. I guess the guy turned himself in because of the media attention. "This is the first time Hamilton police have utilized video web posting in... Continued