Virtual reality headsets put you in the video game

CBS Sci-Tech - Fri, 03/06/2015 - 3:33pm
Players can get a more immersive gaming experience with these VR options coming from game makers this year
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Virtual reality video games

CBS Sci-Tech - Fri, 03/06/2015 - 3:12pm
Virtual reality headsets are becoming more integrated into gaming and can turn your head a controller. CNET's Kara Tsuboi looks at the ways VR headsets are changing how we'll play video games in the future.
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NASA's Dawn spacecraft reaches dwarf planet Ceres

CBS Sci-Tech - Fri, 03/06/2015 - 3:11pm
The solar-powered probe slipped into orbit around Ceres Friday, kicking off the first close-range observations of a dwarf planet
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Scientists sip 170-year-old beer found in shipwreck

CBS Sci-Tech - Fri, 03/06/2015 - 2:45pm
Beer found at the bottom of the Baltic Sea has hints of soured milk, burnt rubber and a "goaty taste"
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Did Hillary Clinton's private email system make government information vulnerable to hackers?

CBS Sci-Tech - Fri, 03/06/2015 - 2:38pm
Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is under fire for using a private email address and a private server to conduct official government business. Cybersecurity reporter Mike Riley joins CBSN with more.
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Apple Pay hackers using stolen credit card data

CBS Sci-Tech - Fri, 03/06/2015 - 2:28pm
Apple is defending its Apple Pay service, saying that hackers are only exploiting their product after obtaining stolen credit card data. CNET's Jeff Bakalar joins CBSN with more on how thieves are making fraudulent purchases.
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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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