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Amazon phone to have gesture, motion control

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 4:58pm
Rumors continue to swirl around the long-awaited Amazon smartphone, to be announced in late spring or early summer
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NASA’s “Earth from Orbit 2013” highlight reel

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 4:33pm
A highlight reel of some of the best images and data visualizations of Earth from 2013 captured by NASA and partner agency satellites. Courtesy of NASA and the Goddard Space Flight Center Scientific Visualization Studio.
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1964 World’s Fair tech predictions had some hits, misses

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 4:32pm
We have video phone calls and a wealth of information at our fingertips, but no personal jet packs or moon colonies
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National Zoo launches “endangered song” to help save tigers

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 4:22pm
There are only about 400 Sumatran tigers left in the world, so the National Zoo and indie band Portugal. The Man teamed up to raise awareness
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Not an iWatch, but another smartband?

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 4:19pm
Despite remaining tight-lipped about the recent FeulBand layoffs, reports of Nike teaming up with Apple have bloggers questioning the company's next move
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Antarctic climate was once like coastal California, study shows

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 3:42pm
Two new studies help determine age of Antarctic ice and former climate
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Lytro Illum light-field camera

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 2:48pm
Lytro's new professional camera lets you change focus after a photo is taken
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Take a #GlobalSelfie for Earth Day

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 2:32pm
Celebrating Earth Day? NASA wants you to take a selfie outside, in a chair or up in the air -- to celebrate all nature has to offer
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"Enormously distressing": Leading scientist reacts to poll on scientific beliefs

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 12:57am
Many Americans expressed doubts about scientific evidence on the Big Bang, evolution and climate change in a new Associated Press survey. One of the nation's leading physicists and science educators, Brian Greene of Columbia University, spoke with CBS News about the findings.
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Apple offering free recycling of all used products

Mon, 04/21/2014 - 8:52pm
Apple is offering free recycling of all its used products and vowing to power all of its stores, offices and data centers with renewable energy
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Scientists think they can control weather with lasers

Mon, 04/21/2014 - 6:52pm
A group of researchers in Florida may have found a way to control the weather, through the use of dual lasers
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Chui's "smart doorbell" recognizes faces, greets guests

Mon, 04/21/2014 - 6:05pm
You’ve heard of smartphones, smart TVs and even smart bikes -- but a smart doorbell?
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A smart doorbell that turns on your lights? Meet Chui

Mon, 04/21/2014 - 5:31pm
Chui aims to bring cell phone notifications and smart home features to the doorbell. Chenda Ngak met with co-founders Nezare Chafni and Shaun Moore to see how it works.
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Apple maps photo tricks Loch Ness Monster enthusiasts

Mon, 04/21/2014 - 5:22pm
A viral photo of what looks like the Loch Ness Monster is stirring a commotion
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Drone captures footage of SpaceX test launch

Mon, 04/21/2014 - 2:29pm
SpaceX releases footage of its latest test launch -- a reusable rocket that successfully masters controlled descent
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Report: Samsung fire caused outages on devices, smart TVs

Mon, 04/21/2014 - 2:18pm
Owners of Samsung devices and smart TVs may have experienced an outage on Sunday
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Many Americans doubt Big Bang, evolution and climate change, poll shows

Mon, 04/21/2014 - 2:08pm
Most Americans have no qualms about saying smoking causes cancer, but when it comes to other scientific concepts, they are less than confident
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Drone captures beautiful footage of SpaceX's F9R test flight

Mon, 04/21/2014 - 1:53pm
SpaceX's Falcon 9 Reusable (F9R) took its first test flight. The F9R lifted off from a launch mount to an approximate height of 820 feet, hovered and then returned for landing just next to the launch site.
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SpaceX's Dragon docks with International Space Station

Mon, 04/21/2014 - 11:11am
SpaceX's unmanned Dragon spacecraft reached the International Space Station on Sunday, bearing supplies and equipment for the station's crew. The cargo run is the third by SpaceX under a 12-flight, $1.6 billion contract with NASA.
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SpaceX cargo ship attached to space station

Sun, 04/20/2014 - 3:39pm
Successful rendezvous with ISS for unmanned "Dragon" spacecraft carrying supplies
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