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The Self-Driving Truck Has Finally Happened

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I remember reading a news story about a month ago that said there was a shortage of truck drivers now, mainly because the younger...

The US Flags On The Moon Are Probably Pure White Now

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People with a general idea of how space works may assume everything we left on the Moon from the US trips in the late...

“Big Bang” Actor Kunal Nayyar At MCM London Comic Con

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Actor Kunal Nayyar, best known for his role as Raj in the popular sitcom The Big Bang Theory, has been announced as a guest...
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Computer Uses YouTube To Design Its Own Mario Levels

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Super Mario Maker doesn't come out until September, but it's already been rendered obsolete (as have humans). Researchers at the Georgia Institute of Technology...
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What Is The World’s Oldest Computer?

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You may have heard the oldest computer ever built was Charles Babbage's Difference Engine. But if we consider the definition to be "a machine...

Science Solves the Mystery of This Stupid Dress

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If you have a Facebook account, or any kind of exposure to social media at all, or a television, you probably saw a lot...

Scientists Use Human DNA to Give Mice Giant Brains

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I guess Pinky and the Brain taught us nothing? Heedless of the risk of inept attempts at world domination, scientists at Duke University have used...

Human Languages ‘Always Look on the Bright Side of Life’

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At the end of Monty Python's Life of Brian, we are reminded, in a singalong, to "Always Look on the Bright Side of Life."...

Thank Your “Mini-Brain” For Helping You Balance on Ice

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It's the time of year when things ice up and it can be a struggle to get down a sidewalk without breaking a hip....

Scientists Recreate the Conditions Inside Super-Earths in Lab

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Using laser-driven compression, a team of researchers have created an experiment that's giving new insight into what it's like in the cores of giant...

Ankle Evidence Shows Earth’s Earliest Primates Were Tree-Dwellers

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If you went back to visit your earliest known primate ancestors, you'd find them in the trees. New fossil evidence shows Purgatorius, a small,...

Forget the New 3DS, Laser Tech Promises Giant Glasses-Free 3D Displays

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Every review I've read of the new Nintendo 3DS and its head-tracking technology has been impressed with how it improves the 3D effect, but...