Green sanctuary on top of NYC's largest convention center

CBS Sci-Tech - Thu, 08/13/2015 - 1:19pm
​On the Javits Center's rooftop, 17 stories above the hustle and bustle of Midtown Manhattan, lies a green space about the size of five football fields
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NYC Javits Center's unconventional green roof

CBS Sci-Tech - Thu, 08/13/2015 - 11:41am
Directly above one of New York City's busiest buildings lies a sanctuary of sorts
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How to avoid strained eyes from staring at digital screens

CBS Sci-Tech - Thu, 08/13/2015 - 11:37am
Nearly a third of adults spend more than half their waking hours using a digital device
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Sharp rise in close calls between drones and planes

CBS Sci-Tech - Thu, 08/13/2015 - 11:25am
A California helicopter pilot is receiving praise for maneuvering around a drone mid-flight
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California floats shade balls to battle drought

CBS Sci-Tech - Thu, 08/13/2015 - 11:19am
The 96 million balls are intended as a barrier against evaporation
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EPA suspends field work at mines while investigating Colorado spill

CBS Sci-Tech - Thu, 08/13/2015 - 10:39am
Federal officials say the water conditions are improving, but some are still skeptical
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Canadian politician creates wonderfully insane campaign ad

CBS Sci-Tech - Thu, 08/13/2015 - 10:03am
Nick Dietz compiles some of the latest and greatest viral videos
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Apps deliver pot on demand

CBS Sci-Tech - Thu, 08/13/2015 - 8:03am
Medical marijuana is big business and technology is changing the way patients receive orders, with new apps promising delivery in less than an hour
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As it grows, marijuana business becomes tech savvy

CBS Sci-Tech - Wed, 08/12/2015 - 10:02pm
Technology is helping to improve everything from how pot is grown and tested to the way it reaches customers
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Rise in drone hazards irritates pilots, concerns officials

CBS Sci-Tech - Wed, 08/12/2015 - 9:49pm
Some of the flying gadgets are being noticed by FAA officials who admit catching operators breaking the rules may be difficult
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California city on the ball when it comes to the drought

CBS Sci-Tech - Wed, 08/12/2015 - 9:03pm
Los Angeles reservoir finds an unusual way to try and conserve water in the severely drought stricken state
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Canadian politician creates wonderfully insane campaign ad

CBS Sci-Tech - Wed, 08/12/2015 - 8:37pm
Nick Dietz compiles some of the latest and greatest viral videos
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Astronomers spot oxymoronic littlest big black hole

CBS Sci-Tech - Wed, 08/12/2015 - 6:57pm
A "teeny supermassive black hole" could hold big insights into the early universe after the Big Bang
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Toxicologist warns about exposure to metals in contaminated Animas River

CBS Sci-Tech - Wed, 08/12/2015 - 6:47pm
People who live along Animas River could be ingesting contaminated water; scientists fear how much exposure people have had
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​Sneaky, social, sexy octopuses surprise scientists

CBS Sci-Tech - Wed, 08/12/2015 - 5:21pm
Larger Pacific striped octopus: Just like us? Researchers witness tricky tactics and first face-to-face mating
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Tinder ridiculed for Twitter rant over Vanity Fair story

CBS Sci-Tech - Wed, 08/12/2015 - 4:21pm
Magazine story said Tinder helped ruin the dating scene, sparking an angry and over-the-top response
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Is "LOL" going out of style?

CBS Sci-Tech - Wed, 08/12/2015 - 3:49pm
Facebook study finds the once-ubiquitous abbreviation is falling out of fashion; old standard "haha" may get the last laugh
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​Hackers hijack a Corvette via text message

CBS Sci-Tech - Wed, 08/12/2015 - 2:55pm
UCSD researchers showed that a device used to track your driving habits can also be used to remotely take over your car
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Tinder goes on Twitter rampage about hookups

CBS Sci-Tech - Wed, 08/12/2015 - 2:27pm
Tinder went on a Twitter rant to show the app is not just about hooking up
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Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter turns 10

CBS Sci-Tech - Wed, 08/12/2015 - 2:17pm
The spacecraft has been critical to helping NASA scientists gain a greater understanding of the red planet
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