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How perfect pancakes are helping prevent blindness

Researchers at University College London are studying the physics of pancakes to help improve treatments for glaucoma.

By 8 February 2016

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Your last chance to become a sci-fi author and save the multiverse

CNET asked the world to help us write a sci-fi novel, and the world has responded. There are still a few days left to add your voice and vision and help us shape a really crazy future.

By 26 November 2015

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Get rarities by author Neil Gaiman -- and pay what you want for them

Rare, never-before-published books, poems, comics, speeches and more (including a novel about the band Duran Duran) by author Neil Gaiman are now available digitally on Humble Bundle.

By 10 September 2015

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'Star Wars' author compares homophobic fans to the Empire

Author Chuck Wendig tells fans to "stop being the Empire" after they criticize him for making the lead character gay in his novel "Star Wars: Aftermath."

By 9 September 2015

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These frustrated potholes tweet complaints straight to the authorities

Plenty of people tweet gripes about potholes going unrepaired. Now the potholes themselves are tweeting their frustration.

By 2 June 2015

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'The Martian' author is less optimistic about getting to Mars than NASA

His book about a colony on Mars is about to become a Hollywood blockbuster, but Andy Weir isn't quite as bullish as NASA about his fiction becoming fact within 25 years.

By 6 May 2015

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Pacific Grim: How the controversial TPP signed away your digital rights

After years of negotiation, the 12 countries behind the Trans-Pacific Partnership have finally signed off on a trade deal worth almost half the world's GDP. So how did we get here? And what exactly have we walked into?

By 4 February 2016

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So, my Gmail inbox started getting these weird emails...

When a pattern of bizarre messages began piling up in my inbox, I turned to the source for answers: Google.

By 5 February 2016

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From a glass box to the Red Planet: The strange journey of a Martian-in-training

Physicist and comedian Josh Richards is ready and willing to die on Mars. But first he has to survive a see-through, mocked-up habitat in Sydney, Australia.

By 7 February 2016

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Johnny Cash's legacy lives on through a tarantula

A new tarantula found in the vicinity of California's Folsom State Prison has been named after the original Man in Black.

By 5 February 2016