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The new souped-up supercomputer will be renamed Titan
Storing information on microscopic media
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Drop it like it's rain
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Another "green" brick, this time made like sausage
The ultimate way to comment on science
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Cheating in science
Gird thy loins with jellyfish, child.
It's damage-resistant, cheap, and so much fun to watch
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