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Scientist trumps his own work three weeks after winning the Nobel Prize

engadget.com — If you'd just won the Nobel Prize for Chemistry, no-one would blame you if you took a quick trip to Disneyland, or at least a few days to catch up on Orange is the New Black .

ESPN investigates the historic Kasparov vs. IBM chess games

engadget.com — The battle of wits between IBM and chess grandmaster Garry Kasparov is one of the biggest moments in the history of artificial intelligence. After conceding defeat, the Russian suggested that the IBM team had cheated their way to a victory, something that the company, to this day, refutes.

CERN hopes you know what these things are, cause it has no idea

engadget.com — Scientists, we're told, need to be very good at record keeping in order to make sure that others can follow their logic. It's just a shame that whoever was running the photography archive at CERN wasn't paying attention during that lesson. The European research outfit is digitizing its archive of around 120,000 photos taken between 1955 and 1985.

Watch an episode of 'MST3k,' with or without the jokes explained

engadget.com — Ordinarily, people talking during a movie is our idea of hell, but in Mystery Science Theater 3000's case, we're more than happy to allow it. The thing is, unless you've got a pop culture brain that'd make Tarantino blush, you're not going to know enough to get the joke.

Bang and Olufsen have made a portable Bluetooth speaker, no, we're not kidding

engadget.com — It's the last press day at German trade show IFA, and I should be hauling ass across the show floor. Instead, I'm waiting outside by the taxi rank, sucking down secondhand smoke of the booth attendants on their breaks and hoping that my ride hasn't forgotten me.

Nielsen and Adobe are teaming up to apply TV-style ratings to the internet

engadget.com — You've probably heard of the Nielsen Ratings, which are the figures relating to the number of people who watch a particular TV series. It's these statistics that Hollywood uses to decide if your favorite show gets a second season or if it'll only live on in fan fiction.

Verizon thinks that the prepaid phone market is dead, and that's okay

engadget.com — If your response to the question "How much money did Verizon make in the last quarter" was "$3.79 billion in net profit," then congratulations. Big Red can afford to feel quite smug about its performance in the last three months, finding 1.53 million new wireless customers, of which 1.52 million took up monthly contracts.

NPR: '80s ads are responsible for the lack of women coders

engadget.com — Back in the day, computer science was as legitimate a career path for women as in medicine, law or science. But in 1984, the number of females majoring in computing-related subjects began to fall, and is now as low as 20 percent compared to those other three.

ZBoard's back in your future with a hoverboard and high top bundle

engadget.com — Remember when we told you about HalloweenCostumes.com's officially-licensed light-up high tops from Back To The Future Part II ? We joked that the kicks would have gone great with ZBoard's limited-edition Hoverboard that it produced for the Michael J. Fox foundation last year.

Virgin Galactic's ready to resume test flights to space

engadget.com — We've been waiting for Virgin Galactic to begin ferrying passengers to the edge of space for what seems like forever, but now it looks as if we might be getting close. CEO George Whitesides has announced that test-flights of the SpaceShipTwo are about to recommence, after spending almost all of 2014 rooted firmly to the ground.
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