Adorable pig blocks traffic in Maine

CBS Sci-Tech - Fri, 03/06/2015 - 11:02am
Nick Dietz compiles some of the week's best viral videos, including a homemade luge track, Geico's unskippable commercial and a fake Oscar winner prank. Plus, a pig gets in the way of commuters in Bradford, Maine.
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Bird thought long extinct is rediscovered in Myanmar

CBS Sci-Tech - Thu, 03/05/2015 - 11:19pm
Scientists followed the distinct song of the Jerdon's babbler, not heard since 1941
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Adorable pig blocks traffic in Maine

CBS Sci-Tech - Thu, 03/05/2015 - 10:06pm
Nick Dietz compiles some of the week's best viral videos
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Mars has lost an Arctic Ocean's worth of water

CBS Sci-Tech - Thu, 03/05/2015 - 8:04pm
Research suggests that billions of years ago, half of Mars was covered in a mile-deep sea that disappeared into space
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Watch a praying mantis leap in super slo-mo

CBS Sci-Tech - Thu, 03/05/2015 - 7:35pm
Praying mantises have an uncanny ability to jump at lightning speed and always land on their target. A new study sheds light on how they are able to achieve their acrobatic feats.
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Streaming HBO and the uncertain future of cable

CBS Sci-Tech - Thu, 03/05/2015 - 6:10pm
HBO's streaming service may be coming soon: Will "Game of Thrones" fans cut the cord when they can get their show online?
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How the praying mantis avoids a crash landing

CBS Sci-Tech - Thu, 03/05/2015 - 5:52pm
Researchers find that the insect known for pouncing on its prey has one of nature's most intricate jumps
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​7 things you didn't know about Etsy

CBS Sci-Tech - Thu, 03/05/2015 - 5:07pm
As it prepares for an initial public offering, the online crafts marketplace has knit together a quirky business
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Comet Lovejoy's tail offers scientists a few surprises

CBS Sci-Tech - Thu, 03/05/2015 - 3:15pm
"We realized that the tail was displaying rapid motion in a matter of only a few minutes! It was just incredible!"
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Smart sneakers track kids' every step

CBS Sci-Tech - Thu, 03/05/2015 - 2:44pm
A GPS tracker inside a shoe keep tabs on your tots no matter where they toddle off to
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Run, walk, bike your way to a full charge

CBS Sci-Tech - Thu, 03/05/2015 - 12:58pm
Three engineering grad students think they have a portable solution to the problem of cell phones running out of juice
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​Arctic sea ice "thinning dramatically," study finds

CBS Sci-Tech - Thu, 03/05/2015 - 12:41pm
The ice that freezes and floats on Arctic waters is thinning at a steadier and faster rate than researchers previously thought
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AMPY charges phones through body's movement

CBS Sci-Tech - Thu, 03/05/2015 - 12:33pm
We've all been there: your cellphone dies when you need it the most. Now three engineering doctoral students think they've come up with a portable solution. Adriana Diaz met up with the trio banking on kinetic energy as the next trend in wearable technology.
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Global cost of flooding to increase tenfold by 2030

CBS Sci-Tech - Wed, 03/04/2015 - 11:09pm
Study finds that in 15 years, floods driven by climate change and development will put $52 billion and 54 million people at risk
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Oldest Homo fossil adds 400,000 years to human history

CBS Sci-Tech - Wed, 03/04/2015 - 7:41pm
Discovered in Ethiopia, the remarkable find predates all others and helps redraw science's view of the evolution of modern man
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Google's wireless play is all about the data

CBS Sci-Tech - Wed, 03/04/2015 - 5:17pm
Despite its claim that its foray into offering wireless services is limited, Google clearly see a large potential prize
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"Living dinosaur" moth discovered in Australia

CBS Sci-Tech - Wed, 03/04/2015 - 4:47pm
Sporting iridescent gold and purple wings, the enigma moth dates back as far as 50 million years
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Amazon may soon launch a wireless service

CBS Sci-Tech - Wed, 03/04/2015 - 4:31pm
Amazon may soon jump into the wireless market, offering low-cost mobile Internet. Nicholas Thompson, editor of, joins CBSN with more on how some of tech's biggest companies are getting into the business.
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Sony's new, improved virtual reality headset

CBS Sci-Tech - Wed, 03/04/2015 - 4:30pm
Sony will release a new and improved virtual reality headset. CNET's Jeff Bakalar joins CBSN with what it will look like.
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​What did Stegosaurus weigh? Now we know

CBS Sci-Tech - Wed, 03/04/2015 - 4:28pm
Scientists at London's Natural History Museum used 3D modeling to figure out the mass of the 150-million-year-old dinosaur
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