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Dogs recognize smiling faces

Thu, 02/12/2015 - 5:14pm
Researchers at the University of Veterinary Medicine in Vienna have completed the first study showing that dogs can interpret the facial expressions of another species -- humans.
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Spectacular video of solar flares will mesmerize you

Thu, 02/12/2015 - 4:27pm
NASA captured five years' worth of amazing footage of the sun in a stunning, explosive five minutes
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Happy? Mad? Your dog can tell just by looking at you

Thu, 02/12/2015 - 4:24pm
A new study shows for the first time that dogs are able to recognize human emotion through our facial expressions
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Control what happens to your Facebook after you die

Thu, 02/12/2015 - 4:01pm
With Facebook's new "Legacy Contact," users can now designate an executor of their online estates
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GM shows off its next-generation electric car

Thu, 02/12/2015 - 3:23pm
The vehicle is expected to compete in both cost and driving range with much pricier electric cars on the market
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What happens to your Facebook page after death?

Thu, 02/12/2015 - 2:52pm
Your Facebook page can live on after you're gone. The social media site is allowing its users to designate a so-called "legacy contact," someone who can manage your page after you die. CNET's Bridget Carey joins CBSN with more.
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Mobile watchdogs: Oregon woman sues over right to record police

Thu, 02/12/2015 - 2:05pm
A cell phone video is driving a federal lawsuit in Oregon, where a Portland woman is suing the city. Carrie Medina says police took her phone after she used it to record and broadcast the arrest of a man two years ago. Ben Tracy reports on the rocky history between police and civilian cell phones.
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Are you a hack waiting to happen? Your boss wants to know

Thu, 02/12/2015 - 12:40pm
Twitter and other companies are setting traps to see if workers can spot scam emails; "New employees fall for it all the time"
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How to investigate your date

Thu, 02/12/2015 - 8:48am
It may seem like the perfect match online, but how do you know your dream date isn't married, a con artist, or worse? Maria Coder, author of "InvestiDate: How to Investigate your Date," offers some words of warning and practical advice for vetting people you meet online.
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Researchers discover how many licks it takes to get to the center of a Tootsie Pop

Thu, 02/12/2015 - 1:22am
Finally, an answer to an age-old question. In a new study, scientists say they can figure out how many licks it takes to get to the center of almost any lollipop.
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SpaceX successfully launches rocket after third attempt

Thu, 02/12/2015 - 12:31am
After three weather-related delays, a SpaceX rocket has taken off carrying a Deep Space Climate Observatory.
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SpaceX launches NOAA solar storm sentinel

Wed, 02/11/2015 - 11:05pm
After two delays, a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket finally boosted a solar sentinel into space Wednesday to provide early warning of dangerous storms.
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Brits debut driverless cars

Wed, 02/11/2015 - 10:00pm
The U.K. has started testing self-driving vehicles in four cities, with a government official calling the technology a "game-changer."
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Tips for vetting your online dates

Wed, 02/11/2015 - 9:32pm
"Nobody says, 'Hey, I'm an ax-murderer, let me buy you a beer.'" So how do you check?
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Katrina-size hurricanes once hit New England; will they again?

Wed, 02/11/2015 - 9:32pm
Monster hurricanes were commonplace in the Northeast during the Middle Ages, a trend that could be coming back
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Zoo babies

Wed, 02/11/2015 - 6:53pm
The cubs, hatchlings, joeys and kits of the world's zoos in 2015. Just remember, these are wild aniimals
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iPhone thefts down thanks to Apple "kill switch"

Wed, 02/11/2015 - 4:43pm
In three major cities, iPhone robberies have dropped by as much as half since Apple introduced its remote-locking safeguard
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Scientists sequence the genome of Darwin's finches

Wed, 02/11/2015 - 4:42pm
Nearly 200 years after they first inspired Charles Darwin's theories, Galapagos finches answer lingering evolutionary questions
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WhatsApp users may be spied on by hackers

Wed, 02/11/2015 - 3:56pm
Hackers have reportedly figured out how to bypass privacy settings on messaging app "WhatsApp." CNET senior editor Jeff Bakalar joins CBSN with more on how hackers can be reading your private messages.
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"Frozen Zoo" is some species' last hope for survival

Wed, 02/11/2015 - 3:33pm
The genetic repository could be the only way to save animals like the northern white rhino, of which just five remain in the world
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