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Raspberry Pi Foundation via CNN

This $5 computer sold out in a day

Raspberry Pi has raised the bar on low-cost computing again.

The UK-based educational nonprofit released a new, tiny computer on Thursday for $5, the Raspberry Pi Zero, and sold out of it online within a day.

That's $30 cheaper than its original Raspb...

SpaceX Falcon 9 launch

Debris from SpaceX launch found near UK island

A large chunk of debris from a SpaceX rocket has been found floating off a remote British island, more than 4,000 miles (6,500 kilometers) from where it took off.

The barnacle-encrusted debris -- which measures about 33 feet by 13 feet (10 meters by 4...

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NASA says space anomaly caused by comets

An anomaly in deep space that has been the focus of speculation and observation for weeks over possible extraterrestrial life may have just been solved.


Courtesy German Aerospace Center via CNN

SpaceLiner concept jet could fly at Mach 25

London to Melbourne in 90 minutes? Paris to San Francisco in under an hour?

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Here's what network TV ratings would look like without the NFL

What would happen if you took the NFL away from CBS, NBC and Fox?

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John Sanders/CNN

Viral Facebook app panned as 'privacy nightmare'

A Facebook app downloaded by 17 million people can be a serious privacy risk, according to news outlets and users.

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Jeff Bezos' rocket lands safely after space flight

Jeff Bezos' rocket ship achieved a breakthrough Monday by traveling 329,839 feet into outer space and then landing upright upon its return to earth.

In the past, rockets were disposed of after launching space craft into outer space. Reusable rockets w...

Google Star Wars Easter egg


Google plants 'Star Wars' Easter egg

Google "a long time ago in a galaxy far far away" from a Chrome browser, and you'll see one of the better jokes that Google has hidden in its search code.

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Technology and the fight against terrorism

Preventing terrorist plots is harder than ever. And technology is both the problem and the solution.

Facebook's Zuckerberg and wife attend state dinner  in September 2015

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Mark Zuckerberg to take two months paternity leave

Mark Zuckerberg is taking two full months of paternity leave when his baby daughter is born, the Facebook CEO announced Friday.

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SpaceX gets mission to take NASA crew to space station

SpaceX is cleared for lift off. Elon Musk's SpaceX commercial space program got approval Friday from NASA to take a crew to the International Space Station -- SpaceX's first such mission.

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Facebook users ask for Safety Check in Mali

Facebook users are asking why it didn't activate its Safety Check tool after a hotel in Mali was attacked by armed gunmen.

Environmental Headlines

COP21 climate conference starts Monday in Paris

Leaders arrive in Paris for climate conference

World leaders arrived in Paris on Sunday for potentially historic climate talks that…

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Obama seeks to seal climate legacy in terror-addled Paris

With a major piece of his White House legacy at stake, President Barack Obama flies…

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2015 set to be warmest on record; cities consider going car-free

Oslo is the first major city to announce ambitions to go car-free by 2019, pledging…

Michael Bloomberg

Bloomberg: Climate 'crazies' will accept reality

The realities of climate change will force American deniers -- or "crazies" -- to…

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China defends coal use ahead of Paris summit

China's special envoy on climate change, Xie Zhenhua, has defended the country's…

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Is Syrian conflict linked to climate change?

Could terrorism and conflict be directly linked to climate change? "Absolutely,"…

Local Headlines

Fire Crews Put Out Vegetation Fire in Los Padres National Forest

The fire broke out at the Winchester Canyon Gun Club Sunday afternoon.

Small Business Saturday

Shoppers Turn Out For Small Business Saturday

It was started in 2010 to help smaller locally owned stores get more customers…


Fire Caused Late Night Freeway Closures

small fire between the 101 and 126 freeways led to closures at the interchange in…

Motorcyclist Rescued From Ravine

A motorcyclist went off the side of the road and dropped thirty feet into a ravine…

REI Closed On Black Friday

Outdoor Retailer REI Closes Stores For Black Friday

The retailer halted operations on the day after Thanksgiving, gave employees a paid…

Santa Maria Celebrates Small Business Success

Ceremony for graduates of Women's Economic Ventures SSET Course.

What's Right

Warming Shelters Open in Santa Barbara County

Several Santa Barbara County warming centers have opened their doors due to the…


Water Saving Mobile Car Wash Helps During Drought

A mobile car wash in Santa Barbara is cleaning up during the drought.  The service…

Adopting a Senior for the Holiday Season

A Buellton man and his family found a way to make the giving of gift cards make a…

Four churches unite for Thanksgiving food drive

Big Turkey and Chicken Drive by Four Churches Gives Meals for the Thanksgiving Holiday

Four Montecito churches have united to have a large one day Thanksgiving turkey and…

Goleta Barbers Gives Free Hair Cuts To Kids

Kids Get Free Haircuts In Goleta

Kids filled the chairs at Goleta Barbers on Saturday.


SEE International Art Show Restores Sight With Locally Produced Abstract Work

The SEE International art show at the Santa Barbara Library will help to restore…

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Christmas tree-shaped Reese's Peanut Butter Cups criticized

People are taking to social media to dis Christmas tree-shaped Reese's Peanut Butter…

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Fight with spider ends with police being called

A report of a potential violent domestic disturbance turned out to instead be one…

Morning Team Thanksgiving

Happy Thanksgiving From Ours to Yours!

Tony Cabrera, Meteorologist Meredith Garofalo, and our morning show team want to…

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Man pleads guilty to stealing brain samples, other tissue

A man who admitted to stealing human brain samples has been sentenced.

Darth Vader robs Florida store

An armed would-be robber dressed as Darth Vader was arrested shortly after an…

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Weather instrument falls from sky, bomb squad called in

An instrument used by the National Weather Service fell out of the sky in…

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