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Check out the eclipse of the century… live on the Internet

The longest total solar eclipse of the century will plunge parts of Asia into the darkness tonight at 8:15 p.m. E.D.T., NASA reports.

Remembering an out-of-this-world walk

Although you may feel like you know all that there is to know about the historic steps Neil Armstrong took 40 years ago tomorrow on the moon, the Internet opens up the flood gates to information, video and images you have likely never seen — or least appreciated — before.

Remembering ‘Uncle Walter’ in his own words

Very sad news broke tonight: legendary newsman Walter Cronkite died at 92.

Jackson memorial offers glimpse of social media potential

The King of Pop has clearly regained his throne since his untimely passing on June 25 — dominating Billboard’s Top Pop Catalog Albums chart, among others.

With more social media come more ways to become a victim

With an explosion of social networks — including Twitter, Facebook and MySpace — come an explosion of viruses and ways to become victimized.

Twitter users speak out, CNN appears to listen

A day after the mainstream media was under siege by social network users for their amount of coverage of the Iranian election and its aftermath, CNN appears to have stepped up to the plate and met the expectations of many Twitter users.

‘My eyes are burning…’

At this hour an Iranian revolution is raging, but not in the way you might think.

One small step for tweeters, one giant leap for mankind?

TIME features a Web site that speculates about what historic figures might have tweeted.