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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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Diver breaks up mortal combat between deadly sea snake, stonefish

During a fishing trip, Rick Trippe came across a dangerous sea snake and stonefish fighting each other. He separated them with his bare hands and lived to tell all about it.

By 3 September 2015

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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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Natural selection: Mama robot builds self-evolving baby-bots

Researchers at the University of Cambridge have built a robot that can build other robots, test them, and improve on the results.

By 18 August 2015

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Remote communities call for digital inclusion in outback Australia

A forum of Indigenous leaders, remote community groups and industry experts has called for more targeted telecommunications in the bush, highlighting the success stories of a connected outback.

By 21 July 2015

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Assassin's Creed Syndicate story, characters, and setting breakdown

Twins Jacob and Evie Frye lead the Assassin's charge.

By 12 May 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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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