Former monk talks hit meditation app Headspace

CBS Sci-Tech - Wed, 09/23/2015 - 11:40am
Headspace, an app that provides guided meditation, has three million downloads as users perform a centuries-old practice with a swipe of a smartphone
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Reconciling Earth's origin story

CBS Sci-Tech - Tue, 09/22/2015 - 9:13pm
About 100 million years of meteorite abuse might explain why Earth doesn't quite match the material it's thought to come from
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State judge overturns ban on foam containers in NYC

CBS Sci-Tech - Tue, 09/22/2015 - 8:30pm
Nearly 30,000 tons of dirty meat trays and to-go cups now sent to landfills can be recycled in a cost-effective way, according to a decision made public Tuesday
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Three-fifths of the world is still without Internet

CBS Sci-Tech - Tue, 09/22/2015 - 5:46pm
New U.N. report calls for world governments to make broadband more available and affordable for billions who don't have access
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Egypt OKs radar quest for queen's crypt in Tut's tomb

CBS Sci-Tech - Tue, 09/22/2015 - 5:45pm
Noninvasive technique would let experts test theory that Nefertiti's grave is behind a hidden door in the boy king's monument
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Volcanoes seen from space

CBS Sci-Tech - Tue, 09/22/2015 - 5:09pm
Awe-inspiring views of volcanic eruptions
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Apple car coming soon?

CBS Sci-Tech - Tue, 09/22/2015 - 4:07pm
The Wall Street Journal reports that Apple has sped up its plans to manufacture a car and has set a ship date for 2019
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Controversial ruling on protection for sage grouse

CBS Sci-Tech - Tue, 09/22/2015 - 3:22pm
The bird has come to symbolize efforts to strike a balance between economic development and environmental protection in the West
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PETA battles for monkey's selfie copyrights in U.S courts

CBS Sci-Tech - Tue, 09/22/2015 - 2:57pm
Macaque monkey selfies taken during 2011 trip to Sulawesi by British nature photographer David Slater
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To astronauts it's one of Earth's most recognizable spots

CBS Sci-Tech - Tue, 09/22/2015 - 2:47pm
Can you guess where it is?
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Groupon's slide continues, as "pink slips" fly

CBS Sci-Tech - Tue, 09/22/2015 - 2:42pm
Moving to cut costs, the formerly high-flying provider of online deals will lay off 1,100 workers
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New dinosaur species may have left tracks in the snow

CBS Sci-Tech - Tue, 09/22/2015 - 2:23pm
Discovery of a duck-billed grazer far north in Alaska "challenges everything we thought about a dinosaur's physiology"
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Pope Francis' visit could delay new iPhone deliveries

CBS Sci-Tech - Tue, 09/22/2015 - 2:20pm
Street closures and security measures could get in the way of some highly anticipated deliveries
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Newark schools struggle five years after facebook philanthropy

CBS Sci-Tech - Tue, 09/22/2015 - 1:55pm
Mark Zuckerberg's $100 million donation, which was matched with by other donors, was hailed as a potential game-changer, but the results haven't measured up
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Is an Apple car coming in 2019?

CBS Sci-Tech - Tue, 09/22/2015 - 1:39pm
Reports say the tech giant is ramping up its hush-hush electric car project, code-named Titan
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People emit a unique "microbial cloud" of bacteria

CBS Sci-Tech - Tue, 09/22/2015 - 1:24pm
Each of us walks around in a cloud of microbes as personalized as a fingerprint, study finds
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Starbucks rolls out mobile order-and-pay nationally

CBS Sci-Tech - Tue, 09/22/2015 - 11:11am
Mobile order-and-pay is still rare, but could become more common as fast-food chains look to keep up with changing expectations
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World's oldest sea turtle fossil discovered

CBS Sci-Tech - Mon, 09/21/2015 - 8:01pm
The ancient animal swam the oceans at least 120 million years ago, when dinosaurs still roamed the Earth
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Floods may increase 300-fold on Atlantic, Gulf Coasts

CBS Sci-Tech - Mon, 09/21/2015 - 7:05pm
Study analyzes impact of rising seas and harsher storms on flooding from Northeast to Texas: "Sometimes, 1 plus 1 can equal 3"
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Americans throwing out twice as much trash as thought

CBS Sci-Tech - Mon, 09/21/2015 - 5:58pm
An average American tosses five pounds of waste per day into landfills, double EPA estimates, a new study finds
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