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2012: A Year in Google Searches

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2012 was a year of curiosities. From Felix Baumgartner’s supersonic freefall to Olympic gold medalist Gabby Douglas — people wanted to know more. To see…read more

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The oil industry is booming in places like Williston, N.D., bringing flocks of people to the area. For the first time since the 1960s, oil production in the U.S. has steadily risen since 2008.

What Will Energy Independence Mean For the U.S.?

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Every election season there is much debate about America’s energy policies and the danger of relying on oil-rich countries for our energy supplies. Now, a…read more

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A software engineer poses with new Aakash 2 tablets PCs. The Aakash 1 failed to meet expectations when critics pointed out problems with its quality and distribution.

$20 Tablet Computer Brings Internet to Underserved Communities

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From the U.S. to China, competition for the tablet computer market has companies fighting to provide the most up-to-date technology at the best price. Up…read more

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How to Build a Better Digital Map

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Making a map is hard and expensive. When Apple released its iPhone5, it replaced the standard Google Maps with its own mapping technology, but it…read more

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Christopher J. Scolese, Director of NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center, left, congratulates, MSL Entry, Descent and Landing Engineer Adam Steltzner as they look at the first images of Mars to come from the Curiosity rover.

“Curiosity” Hopes to Provide Answers on Mars

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“Seven minutes of terror” was how NASA scientists described the final blind minutes of the new Mars rover’s descent to the so-called “Red Planet”. Curiosity,…read more

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