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It's mind-boggling to look at paintings from the 14th and 15th centuries and think that artists like Leonardo da Vinci created such vibrant portraits using nothing more than a free hand and the naked eye -- when just 100 years before, two-point perspective was unknown. If you're David Hockney, who's been a seminal figure in modern painting since the 1960s, you literally can't believe it.
ISON, the most closely watched comet in recent years, may be falling apart as it nears its close encounter with the sun.
What the #@!%? Some gamers uploading R-rated videos of themselves playing on the new Xbox One are learning the hard way that Microsoft is trying to crack down on cursing.
Apple has bought a 3-D-sensor company that helped build Microsoft's motion-control system Kinect, stirring curiosity about what the tech giant might be up to behind closed doors in Cupertino.
Commercial air travel is already filled with annoyances like shrinking personal space, overpriced meals and frequent delays. For many people, there's one bright spot to flying: A forced break from making, receiving and hearing phone calls.
Arieo Gonzalez had been waiting for an Xbox One since 1 p.m. Thursday. Brian Miller, in his own way, had been waiting since June.
Attempting to reinvent the wheel is the ultimate in design folly. But this didn't stop object designer Duncan Fitzsimmons from giving it a go.
Sprint tumbled to last place in this year's Consumer Reports rankings for wireless service providers, based on a survey of users.
A self-professed Apple fanatic, Jonathan Zufi was looking for a book of photography profiling the company's products through the years.
Apple's plans for a futuristic headquarters resembling a spaceship has been approved, and is expected to land in 2016!
For victims of smartphone theft, the ultimate justice is hitting a button that disables the device, turning it into a worthless rectangular paperweight. More importantly, the ability to disable a stolen smartphone could reduce theft for all consumers, since the resale value of the devices would plummet.
Our reliance on computer algorithms may be narrowing our choices. They're taking serendipity out of the equation.
A California father is asking Google to remove a Google Maps image he says shows the body of his teen-age son, who was shot to death in 2009.
Even as it celebrates brisk sales of its new PlayStation 4, Sony is offering help to gamers experiencing problems with the next-generation gaming console.
At this point, there's a good chance you've seen pictures of Apple's proposed new headquarters -- a 2.8-million-square-foot spaceship parked in a verdant man-made forest in the northeast corner of Cupertino.
On November 19, 1863, President Abraham Lincoln commemorated a Civil War battlefield in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, by vowing that "government of the people, by the people, for the people, shall not perish from the earth."
You may have heard it before: Billions of years ago, Mars probably looked more like Earth does now, with clouds and oceans and a much thicker atmosphere. It may even have had some type of microbes. But now it's a barren, frozen desert.
Google began an ambitious project in 2004: to scan and index the world's paper books and make them searchable online.
The late-fall chill outside a Best Buy store in Elkridge, Maryland, wasn't all that was keeping George Nelums awake late Thursday.