Giant monster hamster trashes town

CBS Sci-Tech - Wed, 06/03/2015 - 10:04am
Nick Dietz compiles some of the latest and greatest viral videos, including a tiny hamster becoming a giant monster and a mashup of 25 super catchy company jingles.
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Toilet-to-tap tech for drought-stricken California

CBS Sci-Tech - Tue, 06/02/2015 - 7:50pm
Support for a controversial process that purifies wastewater into drinking water is gaining momentum in California despite a major "gross" factor. With the state’s drought drying out reservoirs, the governor is pushing for alternative water-saving measures that include so-called "toilet to tap" programs. Chelsea Edwards shows us a pioneering water treatment facility in Orange County.
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Giant monster hamster trashes town

CBS Sci-Tech - Tue, 06/02/2015 - 7:25pm
Nick Dietz compiles some of the latest and greatest viral videos
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Toilet-to-tap water programs gain support in California

CBS Sci-Tech - Tue, 06/02/2015 - 6:53pm
As the historic drought continues, alternative water-saving measures include turning wastewater into drinking water
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NASA marks 50 years since first U.S. spacewalk

CBS Sci-Tech - Tue, 06/02/2015 - 5:53pm
Astronaut Ed White was reluctant to return from his historic trip outside the space capsule - and had trouble getting back in
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Flashy-tailed bird fossil first of its kind in Brazil

CBS Sci-Tech - Tue, 06/02/2015 - 5:47pm
With ribbonlike plumage modern birds can only dream of, the 115-million-year-old find is unique in that part of the world
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​$10-a-month music streaming from Apple on the way?

CBS Sci-Tech - Tue, 06/02/2015 - 3:54pm
The company is expected to reveal details of its Spotify-competitor service next week
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Large Hadron Collider set to smash in the name of science

CBS Sci-Tech - Tue, 06/02/2015 - 2:35pm
The particle collider at CERN is gearing up to restart science experiments for the first time in over two years
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Tesla co-founder wants to electrify commercial trucks

CBS Sci-Tech - Tue, 06/02/2015 - 1:36pm
Ian Wright's company Wrightspeed sells electric powertrains that convert noisy, gas-guzzling trucks into clean machines
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50 years of stunning spacewalks

CBS Sci-Tech - Tue, 06/02/2015 - 1:24pm
June 6th marks the 50th anniversary of the day astronaut Ed White made the first ever U.S. spacewalk; we celebrate with highlights of America's odyssey in space since then
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Storm simulator recreates Category 5 hurricane conditions

CBS Sci-Tech - Tue, 06/02/2015 - 11:10am
Researchers at the University of Miami's Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science are creating their own hurricanes in a state-of-the-art lab. Forecasters predict fewer storms this year because of a combination of El Niño and cooler ocean temperatures, but they also warn a quiet season can produce a devastating hurricane. The Atlantic hurricane season enters day two, and Mark Strassmann is in Miami with the experiments that could end up saving lives.
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Crazy cat wants a little privacy

CBS Sci-Tech - Tue, 06/02/2015 - 10:02am
Nick Dietz compiles some of the latest and greatest viral videos, including a cat that locks itself in the closet and an inspirational speech by Shia LaBeouf that's spreading like wildfire.
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Hurricane simulator gives scientists new perspective

CBS Sci-Tech - Tue, 06/02/2015 - 8:55am
Researchers are creating their own storms in a state of the art lab, and that could end up saving lives
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Google's new Photos app includes groundbreaking technology

CBS Sci-Tech - Tue, 06/02/2015 - 4:32am
Google Photos incorporates amazing pattern recognition and image retrieval technology that has applications well beyond this new app
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Decision made on future of telescopes at Hawaiian mountain

CBS Sci-Tech - Tue, 06/02/2015 - 12:45am
After protests, officials at the University of Hawaii have made plans to decommision some of the telescopes on Mauna Kea
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Samsung tops Apple in customer satisfaction

CBS Sci-Tech - Mon, 06/01/2015 - 9:45pm
Korean giant's smartphone edges out the iPhone in national ranking, while Microsoft and Blackberry are lapped
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What's behind the floods in Texas and heat in India?

CBS Sci-Tech - Mon, 06/01/2015 - 9:24pm
Climatologists believe they have an explanation for why the current global weather pattern seems to be prone to repetition
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Caitlyn Jenner earns 1 million Twitter followers in 4 hours

CBS Sci-Tech - Mon, 06/01/2015 - 8:41pm
In her Twitter debut, Caitlyn (formerly Bruce) Jenner set a world record, beating President Barack Obama's time to the milestone
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Are vampire electronics sucking you dry?

CBS Sci-Tech - Mon, 06/01/2015 - 7:44pm
Up to 20 percent of your electric bill is going to power things like cable boxes, TVs, computers and gaming consoles. All those electronics use a lot of electricity -- even when they're off. CBS News' Julie Watts found some clever ways to save.
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Energy vampires: Hidden costs of power-sucking DVRs

CBS Sci-Tech - Mon, 06/01/2015 - 7:22pm
"Vampire" electronics, such as TVs and cable boxes, can use as much electricity as two refrigerators - even when they're off
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