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Men prefer painful shocks to gadget-free alone time

Thu, 07/03/2014 - 7:33pm
Most people prefer not to be alone with their own thoughts, according to new research
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Man puts on his pants with no hands

Thu, 07/03/2014 - 6:53pm
Nick Dietz compiles some of the week's best viral videos.
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Censorship fears amid Google's first purges

Thu, 07/03/2014 - 6:13pm
With no choice but to grant the "right to be forgotten" to its European users, Google starts first search purges
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​How magic mushrooms really "expand the mind"

Thu, 07/03/2014 - 5:58pm
A new brain imaging study shows how psychedelic drugs put users into a dreamlike state
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Chemical scanner could change shopping

Thu, 07/03/2014 - 4:21pm
A thumb-drive sized scanner can see the chemical composition of food, drugs, and other items
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U.K. opens probe into Facebook psych experiment

Thu, 07/03/2014 - 3:49pm
Social media giant now under investigation after revelations that it had treated its users like lab rats in an psych experiment
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Salt on Mars may turn ice into liquid water

Thu, 07/03/2014 - 3:34pm
In a process similar to what happens on earth when we melt sidewalk ice with salt, Martian salt could liquify water on the frigid surface of Mars
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The most popular patriotic name in America is...

Thu, 07/03/2014 - 3:07pm
You've seen the names in the history books, but which Founding Father has the most namesakes today?
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Hurricane Arthur's widest effects? Hazardous rip currents

Thu, 07/03/2014 - 2:47pm
Even beachgoers hundreds of miles from Arthur's path face danger of channels of water that flow out into the ocean
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Digital tech gets creative

Thu, 07/03/2014 - 2:40pm
London exhibition brings together artists, designers, film makers, musicians and architects who push the boundaries of creativity that digitial technology can offer
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Facebook's emotion experiment is nothing new

Thu, 07/03/2014 - 1:03pm
The social network has been roundly criticized for experimenting with the emotional states of users, but the practice is old
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Amazon vows to fight FTC on kids in-app purchases

Thu, 07/03/2014 - 10:58am
FTC alleged in a draft lawsuit released by Amazon that unauthorized charges by children on Amazon tablets have amounted to millions of dollars
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Wearable tech for pets? Health monitoring is not just for humans anymore

Thu, 07/03/2014 - 8:03am
Wearable health monitoring has gone to the dogs. Voyce is just one of the technologies that allows owners to track their pet's health and activity, and the company recently showed CBS News how it works.
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Fabien Cousteau Mission 31

Wed, 07/02/2014 - 7:46pm
Pictures of Cousteau and his team working underwater and reemerging July 2, 2024
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Fabien Cousteau emerges after a month undersea

Wed, 07/02/2014 - 7:19pm
Cousteau and crew emerged from a month in a deep underwater lab where they studied and filmed the effects of climate change on a coral reef
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"Spiders Alive" exhibit returns to New York City

Wed, 07/02/2014 - 6:44pm
20 species of live arachnids will be featured again at the "Spiders Alive" exhibit in the American Museum of Natural History
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Ancient gene aids Tibetans with high altitude

Wed, 07/02/2014 - 6:27pm
Tibetans can thank an extinct human relative for providing them with a gene that helps them adapt to high altitude
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Native Americans had a precolonial baby boom

Wed, 07/02/2014 - 6:00pm
An analysis of skeletal remains show that up to about the time the Europeans settled, the Native American population was rapidly increasing
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Why hasn't Russia unleashed a cyber attack on Ukraine?

Wed, 07/02/2014 - 4:48pm
A Russian cyber assault that cripples Kiev's military and energy systems is believed feasible - but remains unexploited for now
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Scientists withdraw claim about stem cell breakthrough

Wed, 07/02/2014 - 2:29pm
Researchers had touted much simpler method for transforming ordinary mouse cells into stem cells, but now acknowledge "extensive" errors in their work
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