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Are Self-Driving Cars Legal?

Autonomous vehicle developers are testing self-driving cars on public streets, but don’t expect to buy your own just yet.

06/23/2014

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Tips for Your Next Road Trip

Going on a road trip? Here’s a list of great tips to make your outing that much better.

05/20/2014

From satellites to binoculars, the hardware being used in the search for the missing plane far off western Australia ranges from the sophisticated to the simple. Some of the equipment being used to look for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 (Photo by Justin Benson-Cooper - Pool/Getty Images)

High-Tech GPS, Satellite Images, Binoculars Search For Flight 370

From satellites to binoculars, the hardware being used in the search for the missing plane far off western Australia ranges from the sophisticated to the simple. Some of the equipment being used to look for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370:

03/21/2014

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Smithsonian Navigates History from Galileo to GPS

In the age of hand-held GPS devices, navigating by the stars may seem quaint and irrelevant. So it may come as a surprise that it took hundreds of years to develop the tools needed to find our way across oceans, through the air and into deep space.

04/10/2013

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Defendant in Drug Case Retrial Rips Up Indictment

A D.C. nightclub owner being retried on a drug conspiracy charge dramatically tore up a copy of his indictment at the beginning of his new trial.

01/28/2013

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Retrial Begins in D.C. GPS Tracking Case

Jury selection is beginning in the case of a D.C. nightclub owner being retried on a drug conspiracy charge after the U.S. Supreme Court reversed his conviction.

01/22/2013

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Make the World a Video Game With Widely Popular Geocaching

Ready for the realest video game you’ve ever played? It’s called Geocaching. And it’s about as close to reality as games are going to get.

01/04/2013

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Best Ways To Save During The Holiday Sales Rush

The race is on to be first in line for this year’s best deals on holiday gifts: Black Friday is almost here. Every year, the stores open earlier in the wee hours of the morning, some even open at midnight after Thanksgiving Day, while other stores start the Black Friday sales on Turkey Day itself. If you’re going to get up that early (on a day off, no less), it is important to be prepared.

11/13/2012

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Judge Orders GPS Monitoring For ‘Joker’

A judge has ordered GPS monitoring for a Maryland man accused of calling himself a “joker” while phoning in a threat to his workplace.

08/31/2012

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FBI Chief Describes GPS Problems Created By Supreme Court Ruling

A recent Supreme Court ruling that bars police from installing GPS technology to track suspects without first getting authorization for a judge is creating problems for the FBI.

03/07/2012

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