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Crazy Japanese cannon cooks food in 3 seconds

Fri, 12/05/2014 - 12:02pm
Nick Dietz compiles some of the week's best viral videos, including a baby monkey getting a toothbrush massage, how to remove a Mo-vember mustache and a giant panda playing in the snow. Plus, a Japanese LTE provider gives a whole new meaning to "fast food."
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Take 2: NASA to try again for Orion launch

Fri, 12/05/2014 - 9:00am
After wind and sticky valves delay inaugural launch of NASA's new deep space vehicle, forecast for 2nd attempt is ominous
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Crazy Japanese cannon cooks food in 3 seconds

Thu, 12/04/2014 - 10:22pm
Nick Dietz compiles some of the week's best viral videos
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Big investors not squeamish about Uber

Thu, 12/04/2014 - 9:28pm
Ride-sharing startup's mammoth new venture capital round values the company at $40 billion
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​J.K. who? 24-year-old YouTube star sets sales record

Thu, 12/04/2014 - 8:48pm
"Girl Online," from vlogging phenom and first-time author Zoe Sugg, aka Zoella, is the U.K.'s fastest selling book of 2014
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James Watson's Nobel medal sells for $4.8 million

Thu, 12/04/2014 - 7:27pm
The sale of the Nobel medal far exceed Christie's projections, despite lingering controversy over Watson's racist comments
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How electric eels taser their prey into submission

Thu, 12/04/2014 - 5:58pm
Electric eels are one of the few species that use electrical discharges to capture prey, but until now scientists didn't understand how
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Cage-bound chimp doesn't have same rights as humans, court rules

Thu, 12/04/2014 - 4:59pm
Three-judge panel denies "legal personhood" to Tommy, who lives alone in a cage in upstate New York
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NASA's Orion mission scrubbed for a day

Thu, 12/04/2014 - 4:46pm
NASA's launch of its Orion spacecraft has been scrubbed for a day. CBS News correspondent Chip Reid joins CBSN from the Kennedy Space Center with more on the problems plaguing the launch.
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​Is this the most disruptive idea in 85 years?

Thu, 12/04/2014 - 4:20pm
Businessweek's nods to the biggest innovations since its founding include Walmart, the Pill and kitty litter
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New wearable tech will be more fashionable

Thu, 12/04/2014 - 4:06pm
Another brand of smart glasses will soon hit the market. Intel has teamed with Luxottica to create a new line of eyewear they promise will be stylish too. CNET's Bridget Carey joins CBSN with more on how companies are looking to make wearable tech more fashionable for consumers.
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Google uses simple question to fight spammers

Thu, 12/04/2014 - 4:00pm
Google has a new test to weed out robots from its account sign-up process. The system will replace CAPTCHA, a test that had users type out distorted letters and numbers to prove that they're human beings. CNET's Bridget Carey joins CBSN with more on why Google is getting rid of the old system.
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Apple accused of deleting non-iTunes songs

Thu, 12/04/2014 - 3:15pm
A class action lawsuit is demanding $350 million over allegations Apple removed music downloaded from competing services from some iPods
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CNET gift guide: Smart devices for home and car

Thu, 12/04/2014 - 2:36pm's Sumi Das shows off the website's favorite smart home and car gadgets of the season. Among them are the a portable battery jump-starter and a robot that plays fetch.
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Orion launch scrubbed, reset for Friday

Thu, 12/04/2014 - 2:03pm
NASA's highly-anticipated deep space exploration test flight was postponed after technical difficulties Thursday morning
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World's most complete stegosaurus

Thu, 12/04/2014 - 1:37pm
London's Natural History Museum displays the world's most complete stegosaurus skeleton
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NASA rocket launch could lead to Mars mission

Thu, 12/04/2014 - 1:24pm
NASA is launching the Orion space capsule Thursday morning. Officials say it's a crucial step toward a manned mission to Mars. Chip Reid reports from the Kennedy Space Center.
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"Grand Theft Auto" pulled from Target in Australia

Thu, 12/04/2014 - 12:45pm
Tens of thousands of petitioners complained it "makes a game of bashing, killing and horrific violence against women"
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Historic disruption from TV to the jet engine

Thu, 12/04/2014 - 12:42pm
Bloomberg Businessweek's special 85th anniversary issue features the 85 most disruptive ideas in business over the past 85 years. Josh Tyrangiel, the editor of Bloomberg Businessweek, joins "CBS This Morning" to talk about the ideas shaking up the industry. For more information, check out the complete list.
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Garner decision sparks social media debate on body cameras

Thu, 12/04/2014 - 1:06am
Social media users were quick to point out that grand jury's decision not to indict officer in Eric Garner's death highlights limitations of video footage
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