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'Start-up Darwinism in action': Girt by CNET podcast 44

Uber's "disruptive" ride-sharing gets rubber-stamped in Canberra, the NBN shoots for the stars and Google gets a little over-excited and accidentally launches five new products.

By 2 October 2015

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Pokemon Go prompts Saudi Arabian clerics to renew fatwa against franchise

The country's Council of Scholars has deemed the augmented reality phenomenon to be un-Islamic, due to the game's supposedly negative iconography and promotion of gambling.

By 21 July 2016

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Police plead with Pokemon Go players to stop calling 911

Technically Incorrect: Oh, yes. The belief that there are monsters in police stations and firehouses is causing players to call in and check.

By 16 July 2016

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The day the theory of evolution levelled up

A great debate between biologist Thomas Henry Huxley and Bishop Samuel Wilberforce played a huge part in the theory of evolution's spreading through history.

By 30 June 2016

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Gangsters, phasers and pollsters: What's new on streaming in July

It's cold outside, you're back on stodgy foods and the streaming services are beckoning. Time to embrace "The Sopranos", "Star Trek" and an exclusive inside look at US politics.

By 29 June 2016

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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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What do Edward Snowden and Elton John have in common? Crustaceans

A newly discovered crayfish gets named after the NSA leaker and an amphipod after the singer of "Crocodile Rock." Now whose name are we going to use when we find a new species of crocodile?

By 27 August 2015

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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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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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Charles Darwin gets thousands of votes in Georgia

There's a certain discernment to the voters of Georgia. They don't want some old politician all over again. Indeed, almost 4,000 voted for Charles Darwin. Yes, that Charles Darwin.

By 10 November 2012