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Darwin Awards study says men are far more idiotic than women

Scientists analyze the past 10 years of silly, avoidable deaths and find that almost 90 percent of the "protagonists" in these scenarios were male.

By 13 December 2014

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Doctors use Grindr to send targeted public health messages

A public health campaign in Darwin saw Grindr users swiping across something a little different, as doctors spread the message about STI testing through social media.

By 26 February 2015

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Humanoid robot Jennifer hits the slopes

Why should humans have all the fun in the snow? The University of Manitoba's Autonomous Agents Laboratory tests out its robot's abilities in cross country and Alpine skiing.

By 3 February 2015

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Missing Beagle found on Mars?

No, it's not Snoopy's long-lost cousin; it's a spaceship that hasn't been seen or heard from in more than 10 years. News to be released on Friday might change that.

By 14 January 2015

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On SNL, the heroes of Middle Earth get a job at 'The Office'

Martin Freeman began his career in the British version of "The Office" before becoming Bilbo Baggins. Last night, he brought the two worlds together.

By 15 December 2014

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Amazon glitch leads to items being sold for almost nothing

In the UK, many items on Amazon suddenly appear for a price of one penny. Retailers rail, while Amazon blames third-party software.

By 15 December 2014

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Teaching creationism makes kids less intelligent, says Bill Nye

The Science Guy worries that forcing children to believe the world is only 6,000 years old prevents them from thinking critically.

By 14 December 2014

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Telstra trials public Wi-Fi network with free access

As Telstra prepares to launch its first major public Wi-Fi network, Australians will have free access to 1,000 hotspots -- beaming out of payphones and into major CBD malls -- for a limited time.

By 30 September 2014

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Telstra expands its 4G services, including the 700MHz-band trials

The telco says it will expand its 4G coverage to reach 90 percent of Australia by the end of January 2015.

By 11 September 2014

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Telstra and Optus kick off 700MHz 4G services in select areas

Both telcos have begun offering commercial access to 700MHz 4G networks in a small number of capital cities and regional areas around Australia.

By 22 July 2014