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25 Years Ago Today, the First SMS Was Sent

Today marks the 25th anniversary of the first text message being sent, the communication form that dominated how people across the world remained in touch for roughly two decades. The 160-character messages b...

My new year’s resolution: no more MicroUSB

If you’ve used or owned any piece of personal technology over the past decade, chances are good that you’ve come across a MicroUSB cable in that time. It was the standard choice for charging and connecting ...
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Knicks Beat Clippers for the First Time in Five Years

Griffin scored 21 points, but he shot just 6 for 18, picked up a technical foul and fouled out with 4 minutes 46 seconds remaining. The Clippers (5-11) have not won since Nov. 1 at Dallas, when they i...
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Twenty Years after His Death, Carl Sagan Is Still Right

Twenty years ago I called Carl Sagan to ask him why people believed crazy stuff.Sagan—astronomer, creator of the “golden record” messages to any aliens who might find the Voyager space probes, creator and host...