14 Google Maps tips and tricks

CBS Sci-Tech - Fri, 08/12/2016 - 2:01pm
If you dig beneath the surface of Google Maps, there are many overlooked and useful features that can help you navigate like a pro
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Do Greenland sharks live for 400 years?

CBS Sci-Tech - Fri, 08/12/2016 - 10:58am
New research has found that some Greenland sharks may be older than the United States. Scientists estimate the sharks, which live in the north Atlantic, can live to about 400 years. Charlie D'Agata reports on how this revelation could help scientists learn more about aging in humans.
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Why Grand Canyon's new distinction is "life-changing" for stargazers

CBS Sci-Tech - Fri, 08/12/2016 - 9:15am
Seeing the national park in daylight is only half the story as we watched astronomers gathered for a "Star Party"
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Don't click on that: Google updates email warnings

CBS Sci-Tech - Thu, 08/11/2016 - 7:52pm
The company will flag emails in two dangerous scenarios involving untrustworthy links and sketchy senders
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This hurricane season might be the strongest in years

CBS Sci-Tech - Thu, 08/11/2016 - 6:43pm
NOAA is out with a new forecast for the 2016 Atlantic hurricane season
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Virtual reality helps 8 paralyzed people move again

CBS Sci-Tech - Thu, 08/11/2016 - 6:29pm
Brain training therapy, including virtual reality walking, helped kick-start connections between brain and body
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The Perseid meteor shower peaks tonight: How to watch

CBS Sci-Tech - Thu, 08/11/2016 - 2:27pm
Here's how you can watch the Perseid meteor shower streak across the sky as it hits its peak
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Woman asks courts to restore her Pokemon-shattered privacy

CBS Sci-Tech - Thu, 08/11/2016 - 8:07am
Barbra-Lyn Schaeffer moved to tiny Canadian village for peace and quiet, but she's become mired in digital monsterdom
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Refugees cling to Wi-Fi in the Jungle of Calais

CBS Sci-Tech - Wed, 08/10/2016 - 6:41pm
Thousands of refugees in northern France rely on Internet access and mobile tech for human contact
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Why did the Rio Olympics diving pool turn green?

CBS Sci-Tech - Wed, 08/10/2016 - 6:24pm
Olympics fans and athletes alike were surprised to see the diving pool turn a mysterious, murky green shade
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New details emerge on how America was colonized

CBS Sci-Tech - Wed, 08/10/2016 - 6:13pm
New research challenges the commonly accepted story of the continent's earliest people
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New, unexpected threat to humpback whales revealed

CBS Sci-Tech - Wed, 08/10/2016 - 5:14pm
Humpbacks are normally adaptable -- but a new study points to a surprising factor that might be disrupting their ability to feed
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Grimy biofilm on Jefferson Memorial baffles scientists

CBS Sci-Tech - Wed, 08/10/2016 - 3:51pm
What is the black crud engulfing one of the nation's most hallowed monuments?
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Space station cargo flights delayed

CBS Sci-Tech - Wed, 08/10/2016 - 3:04pm
Two upcoming cargo flights to the space station have been delayed because of technical issues, but two spacewalks remain on track
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Google Chrome to push Flash closer to extinction

CBS Sci-Tech - Wed, 08/10/2016 - 2:05pm
A new version of the Chrome browser, due out in December, will replace the once-popular Flash plug-in
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Farmers grow grapes that taste like cotton candy

CBS Sci-Tech - Wed, 08/10/2016 - 12:28pm
We're all familiar with fruit-flavored candy, but what about candy-flavored fruit? Two California farmers are enjoying the sweet success of growing grapes with unexpected tastes. One variety even mimics the flavor of cotton candy. Carter Evans visited their farm to see how they do it, and what other treats they have on the vine.
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Facebook to sidestep ad blocker technology

CBS Sci-Tech - Wed, 08/10/2016 - 11:28am
Facebook is taking on software that shuts out advertisements. Ad-blocking software removes commercial posts from your page, but the world's biggest social network is making it more difficult for ad blockers to distinguish between ads and user content. NewYorker.com editor and CBS News contributor Nicholas Thompson joins "CBS This Morning" to discuss the shift.
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Growing fear over 2016 elections cyberattack

CBS Sci-Tech - Wed, 08/10/2016 - 11:27am
Concerns are growing over the possibility of a hacked presidential election. Roughly 70 percent of states in the U.S. use some form of electronic voting. Hackers tell CBS News problems with electronic voting machines have been around for years, but now with millions heading to the polls in three months, security experts are sounding the alarm. Mireya Villarreal reports.
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Hacker demonstrates how voting machines can be compromised

CBS Sci-Tech - Wed, 08/10/2016 - 8:52am
With millions heading to the polls in three months, concerns are growing over the possibility of a rigged presidential election
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Olympics of dating: Tinder says usage is skyrocketing in Rio

CBS Sci-Tech - Tue, 08/09/2016 - 11:48pm
Some 450,000 condoms have been allocated for athletes in Rio, more than three times as many as in London
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