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  • Scientists Mimic Octopus Skin For Camouflage Device

    Aug 19, 2014 | 2 min
    A group of scientists were so inspired by the camouflage abilities of the octopus, they decided to create a version of their own.
  • Astronomers Investigate a Strangely Quiet Supernova

    Aug 17, 2014 | 2 min
    Astronomers still don’t know exactly what caused a nearby star to go nova.
  • New Research Indicates Parasitic Plants Communicate With Hosts via RNA

    Aug 17, 2014 | 2 min
    Researchers suspect parasitic dodder vines are sending commands to lower host defenses.
  • Viral Video Recap: Very Slow Dogs and an Over-the-top Ice Bucket Challenge

    Aug 17, 2014 | 2 min
    On this week’s viral video recap: sending off a retired teacher and a cat that doesn’t let its lack of opposable thumbs get in the way.
  • Premier League Plans Crackdown on Bootleg Video and Vines

    Aug 16, 2014 | 2 min
    Premier League wants to protect its copyright — and its licensing deals with big broadcasters.
  • Some Arctic Snowpack is Half as Thick as it Used to be

    Aug 16, 2014 | 2 min
    Researchers at NASA compared contemporary data with that of old Soviet research stations as far back as 1937.
  • Street View Oceans Heads to the Florida Keys

    Aug 15, 2014 | 2 min
    Google’s latest addition to its Oceans project will also be the first shot in U.S. waters.
  • Lactate Biobattery Might One Day Charge Personal Electronics

    Aug 14, 2014 | 2 min
    Researchers at the University of California in San Diego have developed a lactate-measuring tattoo that provides potentially useful levels of electric current.
  • Explore Tate Britain Using a Robot

    Aug 13, 2014 | 2 min
    Tate Britain will be showing its collection after hours through August 17. But in order to see the art, you’ll have to go to its website and control one of four, camera-equipped robots roaming the halls.
  • Photo of Samsung’s VR Headset Leaks

    Aug 13, 2014 | 2 min
    The device looks to accept a smartphone for displaying 3D images. A debut is expected in September.
  • Polaroid Challenges GoPro With ‘Lifestyle Action Camera’ Polaroid Cube

    Aug 12, 2014 | 2 min
    Polaroid Challenges GoPro With ‘Lifestyle Action Camera’ Polaroid Cube
  • Researchers get a Fresh Crack at Ice-Age Mammal Fossils

    Aug 10, 2014 | 2 min
    The U.S. Bureau of Land Management has reopened Natural Trap Cave, a sinkhole-like cave in Wyoming that holds hundreds of ice-age mammal fossils.
  • Viral Video Recap: Sand Cat Castles and a Surfing Seal pup

    Aug 10, 2014 | 2 min
    On this week’s Viral Video Recap: Trombone for an audience of cows and Apparently Kid.
  • Ultrasound Surgery Melts Away Tumors, no Incisions Required

    Aug 9, 2014 | 2 min
    Doctors in Toronto used focused ultrasound waves to destroy a tumor in a patient’s leg.
  • Touch+ Gives any Surface Touch Controls

    Aug 9, 2014 | 2 min
    Touch+ uses stereo cameras to track finger movements and gestures across just about any surface — even computer keyboards.
  • Marine Biologists Find Bigger, Deadlier Jellyfish in Australia

    Aug 8, 2014 | 1 min
    Marine biologists say they’ve found a new Irukandji species off the western coast of Australia the length of a human arm.
  • Facebook Reportedly Pitching Hollywood on Oculus Rift Feature Films

    Aug 8, 2014 | 2 min
    Facebook is said to be in talks with Hollywood executives on the possibility of films designed specifically for the Oculus Rift virtual reality headset.
  • Sierra Nevada Unveils Piece of Dream Chaser Spacecraft Set for Orbit

    Aug 7, 2014 | 2 min
    Sierra Nevada Corporation and Lockheed Martin released an image showing the a composite structre that will be a part of a Dream Chaser spacecraft in 2016. That mini-shuttle will be the first Dream Chaser launched into orbit.
  • Twitch Plans to Mute Unauthorized Music, Clear out old Broadcasts

    Aug 7, 2014 | 2 min
    Twitch is cracking down on unlicensed music, and cleaning out huge troves of old video on demand that nobody is watching.
  • Astronauts Test Google Glass in Extreme Environment Training

    Aug 6, 2014 | 2 min
    Astronauts would use Glass to help with scheduling and itineraries while performing missions.
  • Scientists Create “Active” Surfaces with Magnetic Fluids

    Aug 3, 2014 | 2 min
    Magnetically sensitive fluids give researchers unprecedented control over whatever foreign substances are placed on the surface.
  • Viral Video Recap: a Box Full of Cats and Crying Over Little Brothers

    Aug 3, 2014 | 2 min
    On this week’s Viral Video Recap: Cat vs. Elephant and a close shave captured on GoPro.
  • I Got Garbage Organizes Recyclers to Counter India’s Waste Problem

    Aug 2, 2014 | 2 min
    Urban areas in India generate huge amounts of waste. I Got Garbage is an online platform that aims to help workers recycle more efficiently.
  • Mars Rover Sets Extraterrestrial Driving Record

    Aug 2, 2014 | 2 min
    NASA’s Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity on July 27 set an impressive new record. A 157 foot drive put the total distance the rover has traveled over 25 miles.
  • Mighty Speaker Shrugs off Water and Sand

    Aug 2, 2014 | 2 min
    The Mighty Speaker is the latest ruggedized bluetooth speaker to hit the market — but maybe the first to be stress-tested in a toilet bowl.
  • Hummingbirds are Better Flyers Than our Drones, Study Says

    Aug 1, 2014 | 2 min
    The best hummingbirds are 20 percent more efficient than comparably sized helicopter drones.
  • Tesla, Panasonic Announce Official Plans for U.S. Battery Factory

    Jul 31, 2014 | 2 min
    Automaker Tesla is teaming up with Panasonic on a factory that will make it faster and cheaper to produce high volumes of electric vehicles.
  • ESA Launches Final Automated Transfer Vehicle on ISS Resupply Mission

    Jul 30, 2014 | 2 min
    The launch marks the end of a six-year string of resupply missions.
  • Fossils From Earth Could Be on the Moon

    Jul 29, 2014 | 2 min
    A new study looked tested whether fossils attached to meteorites could survive a crash landing between planets. It found they could in theory make the trip, whcih opens up the idea that there might be fossils on the moon.
  • Study Says Fist Bumps Are Healthier Than Handshakes, High Fives

    Jul 29, 2014 | 2 min
    A recent UK study shows fist bumps spread less germs than handshakes and high fives.
  • Personal Drink ID: A Pocketable Test for Date-Rape Drugs

    Jul 27, 2014 | 2 min
    Personal Drink ID uses spectrography testing to check if your drink has been spiked.
  • Viral Video Recap: Bouncy cat Toys and Being a Toddler

    Jul 27, 2014 | 2 min
    On this week’s Viral Video Recap: talking Morgan Freeman into doing helium and a crazy amusement park ride.
  • Researchers Develop Simple Test for Dementia Symptoms

    Jul 26, 2014 | 2 min
    All the gait test requires is a stopwatch and a few questions about cognitive ability.
  • CaseCam Uses a Mirror for Hands-off Selfies

    Jul 26, 2014 | 2 min
    CaseCam’s integrated mirror kickstand lets you take selfies without holding the camera.
  • Google’s Baseline Study Plans To Measure Human Health

    Jul 25, 2014 | 2 min
    Google will start its research with a sample of health data from 175 people.
  • Sense Is A Sleep-Tracking System With All The Bells And Whistles

    Jul 24, 2014 | 2 min
    Kickstarter project Sense aims to be your one-stop-shop for all your sleep-tracking needs. It monitors light, sound, air quality, temperature, sleep cycle, and more.
  • President Barack Obama Met With Apollo 11 Astronauts To Mark 45th Anniversary Of Lunar Landing

    Jul 23, 2014 | 2 min
    President Barack Obama on Tuesday met with Apollo 11 astronauts to mark the 45th anniversary of the Apollo 11 lunar landing.
  • Giant Flying Bug Discovered in China

    Jul 22, 2014 | 2 min
    The world’s largest flying aquatic insect was just identified in China’s Sichuan province. The Insect Museum of West China confirmed the critters are large specimens of the giant dobsonfly.
  • Los Angeles To Get Gigabit-Per-Second Internet Speeds Courtesy Of Time Warner Cable

    Jul 22, 2014 | 2 min
    Time Warner Cable announced it will bring up-to-one-gigabit-per-second broadband to the city of Los Angeles, thanks to its fiber-rich infrastructure.
  • Viral Video Recap: Walter White goes to space and dogs in wheelchairs

    Jul 20, 2014 | 2 min
    On this week’s Viral Video Recap: what it would be like to date in the Star Wars era, Walter White goes to space and VH1’s “Dating Naked” premieres.
  • MIT Students Create Custom Treats With 3D Ice Cream Printer

    Jul 17, 2014 | 2 min
    Three MIT students designed and built a 3D printer that extrudes 3D ice-cream treats in custom shapes.
  • NASA Experts Say We’ll Find Alien Life Within Two Decades

    Jul 16, 2014 | 2 min
    In an expert panel on Monday, top NASA scientists say they’re convinced we’ll find alien life within two decades, thanks to the high probability of 100 million worlds in our galaxy may host alien life.
  • Cygnus Spacecraft To Deliver Experiments, Food, Antimicrobial Clothing

    Jul 15, 2014 | 2 min
    NASA on Sunday launched more than 3,000 pounds of supplies from its Virginia flight facility, en route to the International Space Station.
  • Bring Along a Wall Socket With ChargeAll

    Jul 13, 2014 | 2 min
    ChargeAll provides enough mobile power to run appliances that would normally need a wall socket.
  • Viral Video Recap: Normal Cat Things, Edited and a Pug-Filled Sendup

    Jul 13, 2014 | 2 min
    On this week’s Viral Video Recap: hedgehogs and hamsters eat like they’re on the clock, needlessly overprotected packages and why diving should stay on the soccer pitch.
  • iCloak: Comprehensive Computer Security in a USB Stick

    Jul 12, 2014 | 2 min
    iCloak’s preloaded security software claims to make you harder to track and observe online.
  • Affordable Tablet Telepresence With PadBot

    Jul 12, 2014 | 2 min
    PadBot pitches its telepresence robot as an inexpensive, effective solution.
  • Celebrate 7-11’s Birthday With a Free Slurpee

    Jul 11, 2014 | 2 min
    The convenience store chain is giving away free slurpees and other snacks to commemorate it’s birthday.
  • Fossilized Arachnid Walks Again in Computer Reconstruction

    Jul 10, 2014 | 2 min
    Paleontologists used Blender to recreate an ancient arachnid from 3D scans.
  • Toast a Game of Thrones With the Wines of Westeros

    Jul 9, 2014 | 2 min
    Ad agency Common Ventures has announced a series of Game of Thrones-themed wines, to be released before Season 5.
  • Scientists Identify World’s Largest Flying Bird

    Jul 8, 2014 | 2 min
    Scientists Identify World’s Largest Flying Bird
  • Viral Video Recap: Cat Soccer and a Pants Tutorial

    Jul 6, 2014 | 2 min
    On this week’s Viral Video Recap: Rafael Nadal bouncing a tennis ball and what a fireworks display looks like from up close.
  • TinderUs Offers a Kickstart for Tinder Profiles

    Jul 5, 2014 | 2 min
    TinderUs pitches itself as a consultancy that will make your Tinder profile more effective.
  • These Sunglasses Work Like an Instagram Filter

    Jul 5, 2014 | 2 min
    Tens are basically an analog Instagram filter that add saturation and sepia to anything you look at.
  • New Research Disproves Existence of Potentially Habitable Exoplanet

    Jul 4, 2014 | 2 min
    Researchers say Gliese 581 D was just noise in the signal from its parent star.
  • Report: Microsoft’s Wearable is More Wristband Than Smartwatch

    Jul 3, 2014 | 2 min
    New reports indicate the device will be smaller than a traditional watch, and will work with a range of smartphones from different manufacturers.
  • Researchers Show off Biological Robots’ Twitchy Gait

    Jul 2, 2014 | 2 min
    The “bio-bots” use 3D-printed frameworks to hold biological muscle fibers.
  • NASA’s CO2-Monitoring Satellite To Relaunch Wednesday

    Jul 1, 2014 | 2 min
    After equipment failures resulted in a scrubbed launch on Tuesday, NASA will attempt to launch its Orbiting Carbon Observatory-2 (OCO-2) again on Wednesday.
  • Viral Video Recap: Big Cat Popsicles and Fetching the Mail

    Jun 29, 2014 | 2 min
    On this week’s Viral Video Recap: discovering eyebrows, the hawk who keeps the pigeons out of Wimbledon and a slapfight.
  • Pelty Bluetooth Speaker Runs on Candle Power

    Jun 28, 2014 | 2 min
    Pelty uses a property of thermoelectrics called the Seebeck effect to pull power from the heat of a candle.
  • Nissan Builds a Real Life Version of Gran Turismo 6’s 2020 GT-R

    Jun 27, 2014 | 2 min
    Nissan’s 2020 GT-R was a digital racer in Gran Turismo 6 before it even became a physical concept.
  • Oculus Acquires Carbon Design to Spruce up its VR Headset

    Jun 25, 2014 | 2 min
    The Carbon Design team will work from its existing headquarters in Seattle.
  • Mars Curiosity Rover Finishes Up First Martian Year

    Jun 24, 2014 | 2 min
    NASA’s Mars Curiosity Rover finished up its first Martian year Tuesday. The rover has been studying the Martian environment, discovering signs of microbial life, water, and assessing the planet for human missions.
  • Viral Video Recap: Internet Arguments and Slow-Motion Bubbles

    Jun 22, 2014 | 2 min
    On this week’s Viral Video Recap: tiny wild cats, stunt driving gone wrong and another dog who really wants to play in the World Cup.
  • KOR-FX Vest Turns Game Audio Into Immersive Physical Feedback

    Jun 21, 2014 | 2 min
    KOR-FX’s vest can be adjusted to translate both big hits from explosions and crashes, and more subtle cues like footsteps. It’s expected to launch in September.
  • Report: Apple Smartwatch Will Ship in Multiple SIzes

    Jun 20, 2014 | 2 min
    A new report from the Wall Street Journal indicates Apple is planning multiple screen sizes for its smartwatch.
  • iOS 8 Code Points to Integrated Barometer for iPhone 6

    Jun 19, 2014 | 2 min
    Developers told 9to5Mac software in iOS 8 supports dedicated barometer hardware for new Apple mobile devices.
  • Bob Tests Human-Friendly Robotic Security

    Jun 18, 2014 | 2 min
    Bob the security robot, the latest from researchers at the University of Birmingham, is designed to be semi-autonomous in a human-filled office environment.
  • ISSpresso: Authentic Italian Espresso for Astronauts Aboard the International Space Station

    Jun 17, 2014 | 2 min
    Coffee company Lavazza, engineering company Argotec, and the Italian Space Agency have teamed up to bring astronauts aboard the International Space Station authentic Italian espresso.
  • Viral Video Recap: World Cup Beagles and Dad Dance Moves

    Jun 15, 2014 | 2 min
    On this week’s Viral Video Recap: prancing cats and what a World Cup goal sounds like.
  • Researchers Show Off Health Term-Tracking Twitter Tool

    Jun 14, 2014 | 2 min
    HealthSocialAnalytics Sorts Twitter’s output by health terms, global location and tweet sentiment.
  • Scientists Detail Enormous Water Reserves Below Earth’s Surface

    Jun 13, 2014 | 2 min
    Scientists believe a layer of rock deep in Earth’s mantle holds three times as much water as there is in the planet’s oceans.
  • Starbucks Begins Rollout of Powermat Wireless Chargers

    Jun 12, 2014 | 2 min
    It’s still not clear if Starbucks will sell you the hardware you need to make your phone compatible with its Powermat chargers.
  • Darpa’s Geckskin Could let Soliders Scale Sheer Walls

    Jun 11, 2014 | 2 min
    Geckskin can suspend climbing humans, using the same atomic principles that give Geckos their clingy feet.
  • Bulletproof Blanket Protects Students Against Bullets, Natural Diasters

    Jun 10, 2014 | 2 min
    Bulletproof Blanket Protects Students Against Bullets, Natural Diasters
  • Rats Are People, Too? Study Shows Rats Experience Regret

    Jun 10, 2014 | 3 min
    Researchers at the University of Minnesota developed a task called “Restaurant Row” to determine if rats can experience regret. Turns out, they can.
  • Viral Video Recap: Orange Kittens are the new Black

    Jun 8, 2014 | 2 min
    On This week’s Viral Video Recap: A GoPro guitar solo, lazy dogs and fun with portals.
  • Glance Adds Smartwatch Features to any Timepiece

    Jun 7, 2014 | 2 min
    Glance fits under your existing watchband to add smartwatch capabilities.
  • UK Government Plans Serious Computer Crime Bill

    Jun 5, 2014 | 2 min
    The measure would punish severe cybercrimes with life imprisonment.
  • Google Announces Plans for OpenPGP Gmail Encryption Addon

    Jun 4, 2014 | 2 min
    Google is preparing a Chrome addon that will provide an extra level of email encryption for those who want it.
  • World’s Oldest Pants Reveal Why We Wear Pants Today

    Jun 3, 2014 | 2 min
    Archeologists discovered what’s believed to be the world’s oldest pants in China. They say the trousers were developed to provide better protection for horseback riders.
  • Astronomers Discover Gigantic, Rocky ‘Mega-Earth’

    Jun 3, 2014 | 2 min
    Astronomers at the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics have discovered a rocky planet 17 times heavier than Earth. One researcher calls it ‘the Godzilla of Earths.’
  • Viral Video Recap: Skydiving People and Skydiving Dogs

    Jun 1, 2014 | 2 min
    On this week’s Viral Video Recap: conversational catamounts, aug(de)mented reality and a five-year-old navigating relationships.
  • Rocketry Enthusiasts Plan Two-Stage Beer-Keg Rocket Launch

    May 31, 2014 | 2 min
    Team Numb, a group of rocketry buffs, is planning to loft a two-stage rocket carrying kegs of beer to 20,000 feet — because why not?
  • Korean Researchers Testing Raptor-Inspired Running Robot

    May 30, 2014 | 2 min
    The bipedal robot uses springs as artificial achilles tendons to recapture energy during its stride.
  • Report Details Suspected Iranian Social Engineering Campaign

    May 29, 2014 | 2 min
    A new report from security firm iSight Partners details a social engineering and phishing campaign against various government officials. Isight ssays it believes the attack was orchestrated by hackers in Iran.
  • Darpa is Using Oculus Rift as a Cyberwarfare Tool

    May 28, 2014 | 2 min
    Darpa has plans for the 3D headset beyond immersive gaming.
  • Anonymous Millionaire Hides Cash Around San Francisco, Tweets Clues From @HiddenCash

    May 27, 2014 | 2 min
    An anonymous millionaire has launched a "social media scavenger hunt" in San Francisco. He tweets clues using the Twitter account @HiddenCash, leading hunters to the hidden dough.
  • OutRunner, an RC Robot That Runs Faster Than You

    May 25, 2014 | 2 min
    Robotics Unlimited’s OutRunner runs up to 20mph on sets of spinning legs.
  • Viral Video Recap: the Return of Keyboard Cat and Morgan Freeman on Helium

    May 25, 2014 | 2 min
    On this week’s viral video recap: stopping traffic for ducks, a rap throwdown between Superman and a Super Saiyan and riffing on American Idol.
  • CleverPet Could Make Your dog Smarter While You’re Away

    May 24, 2014 | 2 min
    CleverPet is a networked, automatic food bowl that engages dogs at home with learning games.
  • Google Throws its Support Behind Free Peering

    May 23, 2014 | 2 min
    Google says there’s no meaningful reason to charge content providers for access to ISP networks.
  • Apple Leases More Office Space Amid HQ Construction

    May 22, 2014 | 2 min
    Apple has to put its burgeoning staff somewhere while construction on a new permanent headquarters is underway.
  • French Railway’s new Trains are too Wide for its Stations

    May 21, 2014 | 2 min
    French Rail Company SNCF’s 341 new trains are too wide for some older stations in the country. Those stops must now be cut to accommodate the trains.
  • Wireless Charging Discovery To Lead To Smaller, More Effective Medical Implants

    May 20, 2014 | 2 min
    A Stanford University researcher has discovered a new method for transferring wireless energy into the body, paving the way for more effective, deeper-reaching medical implants.
  • Viral Video Recap: “Helpful” Cats and a Baby on a Swing

    May 18, 2014 | 2 min
    On this week’s Viral Video Recap: slow-motion swim caps and an unexpected Slayer cover.
  • Versus Comparator Tool Gets Interactive 3D Phone Models

    May 17, 2014 | 2 min
    Online comparison tool Versus now has interactive 3D models of popular smartphones, to give users an idea of how two devices look next to each other.
  • Open-Source Software for Mind-Controlled Prosthetic Limbs

    May 17, 2014 | 2 min
    A team of students at the University of Toronto used off-the-shelf hardware and open-source code to create a mind-controlled robotic arm.
  • New World Skeleton Shows Evidence of Evolution in Earliest Americans

    May 16, 2014 | 2 min
    A skeleton that could be as much as 13,000 years old suggests modern native americans evolved from earlier inhabitants, rather than migrating.
  • Mayo Researchers KIll Cancer With Measles Virus

    May 15, 2014 | 2 min
    A huge dose of the measles virus attacked and destroyed cancer cells in one Mayo clinic test patient. Her cancer has since gone into remission.
  • Samsung Apologizes for Worker Illnesses, Deaths at its Factories

    May 14, 2014 | 2 min
    Samsung plans to compensate families of those affected, but stopped short of admitting responsibility for any illnesses or deaths.
  • Explorer Close to Solving 500 Year-Old Mystery of Columbus’ Santa Maria Ship

    May 13, 2014 | 2 min
    Explorer and treasure hunter Barry Clifford will excavate a site off the coast of Haiti where he believes the crew of the Santa Maria abandoned their ship during its infamous 15th Century voyage.
  • Study Shows Antioxidant In Red Wine, Chocolate Might Not Be As Good For Our Heatlh As We Thought

    May 13, 2014 | 2 min
    Researchers at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine found no association between resveratrol — the popular antioxidant found in red wine, chocolate and other foods — and longevity.
  • iRing Turns Gestures Into Music

    May 11, 2014 | 2 min
    The iRing uses an iPhone or iPad’s forward-facing camera to track and send commands to a digital music program.
  • Viral Video Recap: Gyms for Cats and a Rabbit Eating Raspberries

    May 11, 2014 | 2 min
    On this week’s Viral Video Recap: Cooking with a 3-year-old, mountain bike momentum and dueling AMC protagonists.
  • Our Brains are Hardwired to see Faces in Patterns

    May 10, 2014 | 2 min
    Scientists have discovered our brains’ visual functions are designed to reinforce our recognition of faces in patterns.
  • Lunecase Lights up to Your Phone’s Radio Signals

    May 10, 2014 | 2 min
    Lunecase doesn’t need its own power source: the leaked electromagnetic signals from your phone are enough to power its LED notifications.
  • Invisivision Glasses Add Hidden Scenes to the Movie Experience

    May 10, 2014 | 2 min
    Invisivision’s glasses would use the rapid frame switching used in 3D video to hide alternate scenes and content in movies.
  • California Senate Passes Cell Phone Kill Switch Bill

    May 9, 2014 | 2 min
    The California Senate approved a measure that would require manufacturers to include remote cutoffs in their devices.
  • Archaeologists Discover Ancient Egyptian Tombs

    May 8, 2014 | 2 min
    Tombs dating back thousands of years have been found at a burial ground in Egypt. The tombs belong to Pharoah's messengers.
  • Scientists Simulate a Slice of the Universe

    May 8, 2014 | 2 min
    A collaboration of scientists have simulated some of the most accurate evolution of galaxies ever.
  • Boeing Shows Off Proposed Commercial Spaceliner Cabin

    May 7, 2014 | 2 min
    Boeing’s futuristing spacecraft interior would use LED lighting and displays, and carry ten to orbit comfortably.
  • World’s Oldest Man Says Secret To Longevity Is Good Diet, No Kids

    May 6, 2014 | 2 min
    111-year-old Alexander Imich of New York is the world’s oldest man. He says the secret to longevity is a good diet, no drinking, and no kids. Imich is the world’s 68th oldest person.
  • Modulo Provides Expandable Multi-Device Charging

    May 4, 2014 | 2 min
    Modulo’s stackable battery packs earned it a best of show award at CES for its mobile power-providing options.
  • Viral Video Recap: Escaping Kittens and Rampaging Softball Dogs

    May 4, 2014 | 2 min
    On this week’s Viral Video Recap: living with lag, Jedi vs. wizards and eating (tiny) burritos in one bite.
  • Milq: Automatic Curation of the Best of the Social Web

    May 3, 2014 | 2 min
    Milq organizes the best of viral and social content in categories, called beads. Each bead ranks its content so the best of the social web is front and center.
  • Vhoto Plucks Keeper Photos From Your Videos

    May 3, 2014 | 2 min
    Vhoto analyses each frame of a video to find individual, good-looking photos.
  • An Umbrella mod for Tracking Rainfall Patterns

    May 2, 2014 | 2 min
    One scientist’s modified umbrella could pave the way smart umbrellas that track and send rainfall patterns to climatologists for analysis.
  • Ukrainian Assault on Slovyansk Leaves at Least 1 Dead

    May 2, 2014 | 2 min
    Pro-Russian separatists have shot down two Ukrainian military helicopters during clashes in the Ukrainian city of Slovyansk.
  • Ukraine On Full Military Readiness as Occupations Continue

    May 1, 2014 | 3 min
    Interim Ukrainian president Oleksandr Turchynov has placed the country’s military at combat readiness, in preparation for a possible Russian invasion.

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