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Psst ... Wanna Buy a Restaurant Reservation?

Mon, 07/14/2014 - 6:57pm
Reservation Hop makes restaurant reservations under false names and then sells them, which has critics calling it unethical, sleazy and worse.






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Microsoft's 'Project Adam' Learns to See Like We Do

Mon, 07/14/2014 - 6:55pm
Microsoft has taken the wraps off a new A.I. project that blows others in the field away - at identifying Welsh Corgis, anyway.






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'Squishy' Robots Could Someday Rescue You

Mon, 07/14/2014 - 5:44pm
A material built from wax and foam could one day be used to make octopus-like robots the can morph between hard and soft states a la “Terminator 2.”






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Vantablack: Firm Shows Off 'World's Darkest Material'

Mon, 07/14/2014 - 3:35pm
This material absorbs up to 99.965 percent of incoming light. It's so black your mind may have trouble comprehending it.






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'My Fitbit Made Me Fat': Bands Said to Backfire

Mon, 07/14/2014 - 1:01pm
Some people say their fitness bands actually move the scale in the wrong direction — making them pack on the pounds.






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Skin Itchy? Your iPad Might Be the Cause

Mon, 07/14/2014 - 10:31am
It turns out the popular tablet computer may contain nickel, one of the most common allergy-inducing metals.






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World Cup Final Smashes Twitter Records

Mon, 07/14/2014 - 10:17am
Twitter data shows Sunday's World Cup final was the most-tweeted-about event of all time, and the second-most World Cup event of all time.
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How It Feels to Be a Guy Rated on Lulu

Mon, 07/14/2014 - 9:38am
I’m a 7.3. That is my official rating on Lulu, which is kind of like Yelp, except women rate men instead of Thai restaurants.






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'Cute' Robotic Mule Carries 400 Pounds of Gear

Mon, 07/14/2014 - 9:08am
The “Legged Squad Support System” carries a heavy load, relieving the physical burden from servicemen and women. It can follow squads through rugged terrain.






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'Blade Runner' Makes Biblical Return to Twitter

Mon, 07/14/2014 - 7:30am
Olympic sprinter tweets pictures including inspirational quotes, a psalm from the Bible and photos of him helping children with disabilities.






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Samsung Suspends Supplier Amid Child Labor Claims

Mon, 07/14/2014 - 5:55am
The world's biggest smartphone maker said it would permanently cut all ties with the supplier if the allegations were true.






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Eyes in the Sky: Are Border Drones Worth the Money?

Sun, 07/13/2014 - 4:02pm
The White House requests millions more for drones as it deals with a surge of immigrant youths.






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Hotshot! DARPA Tests Self-Guided Bullets

Fri, 07/11/2014 - 7:28pm
How do you hit a target if you have bad aim? U.S. military research agency DARPA has developed a futuristic sniper-bullet system to solve that problem.






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Google Seeks Help With 'Right to be Forgotten'

Fri, 07/11/2014 - 5:43pm
A panel of experts will advise Google on how best to comply with a European ruling that some people have the “right to be forgotten" by its search engine.






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Does Not Compute: Most STEM Grads Don't Get STEM Jobs

Fri, 07/11/2014 - 4:33pm
Most people with a science, technology, engineering or math degree don't end up in those fields, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.






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Say Cheese! Drones Light Up Photoshoots

Fri, 07/11/2014 - 12:38pm
Researchers are experimenting with how lightweight drones can assist with rim lighting for photo-shoots.






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From the Tin Man to the Teen Titans: A History of Cyborgs

Fri, 07/11/2014 - 11:56am
Forget man versus machine. Try man and machine. Turns out cyborgs have been fiction's way of rebelling since the nineteenth century.






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Cyborgs Among Us: Human 'Biohackers' Embed Metals in Body

Fri, 07/11/2014 - 4:45am
Biohacking is a niche community at the literal bleeding edge of body modification, where man and machine become one.






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'Coolest' Smart Cooler Will Power Your Next BBQ

Thu, 07/10/2014 - 7:53pm
Really, a smart cooler? It sounds like a joke, but who couldn't use a charger, waterproof speaker and blender at their next cookout?






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FTC Sues Amazon Over Kids' In-App Charges

Thu, 07/10/2014 - 6:30pm
The Federal Trade Commission is suing Amazon, saying the company hasn’t done enough to prevent kids from making unauthorized in-app purchases.






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