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conservation

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Apps to help you conserve water and money

Conserving water saves both our precious resource and money, too. In this Tech Minute, CNET's Sharon Profis has several ways your smartphone can help you track how much water you're using.

By 17 July 2015

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TSA says it's OK to carry a mummified head on a plane

Got a mummified head? Need to fly somewhere in the US with it? No problem! Just make sure you declare it.

By 27 July 2016

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Helping save endangered species? There's an app for that

Two endangered birds, the western snowy plover and the California least tern, are getting an assist from San Diego Zoo Global and a custom mobile app.

By 9 July 2016

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Spend 2 hours admiring Star Trek's decades-long impact on tech

Star Trek showcased futuristic tech fans could only dream about. A new special will explore the impact of those far out ideas.

By 7 July 2016

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Use an iPhone app, save a tree -- or maybe a panda

Apple and the World Wildlife Fund say they've raised awareness and $8 million to fund conservation efforts.

By 18 June 2016

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2,000-year-old hunk of butter might still be edible

Only daredevils with iron stomachs could seriously think about tasting an ancient lump of bog-preserved dairy product.

By 14 June 2016

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I spent a day with elephants, and the DVD they gave me is almost useless

Commentary: It's good news when the elephant conservation people give you a DVD of your time with the unforgettable pachyderms. It's bad news when you realize none of your computers can read it.

By 3 May 2016

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Polar bears are pooping glitter, because bears in Canada are fancy

Each bear at a Winnipeg zoo is assigned its own glitter color so researchers can track stress hormones in its scat.

By 12 May 2016

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5 apps to help you save water

Learn about water conservation, figure out how much water you're using...and how to stop using so much.

By 1 July 2015

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Is NASA one step closer to warp drive?

NASA is reportedly working on technology that could take us to the moon faster than a cross-country flight.

By 30 April 2015