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Professor explains whether cat is going up or down stairs

Technically Incorrect: An image of a cat on the stairs has captivated the Web and divided lovers and families. It needs an academic to sort it out.

By 12 April 2015

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What fuels Saturn's superstorms? New theory explains 'great white spots'

They're massive, violent and full of lightning, and they only arrive every 20 to 30 years. What drives Saturn's storms may be the weight of water.

By 15 April 2015

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Edward Snowden explains good passwords to John Oliver (with help of Margaret Thatcher)

Technically Incorrect: In a new outtake of their now famous meeting in Moscow, Edward Snowden uses a password example that features Margaret Thatcher's legendary sexiness to show what a good password looks like.

By 10 April 2015

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Explaining water and dust resistance ratings for your gadgets

Water-resistant doesn't mean waterproof. Here's how to find out just how rugged your smartphones, tablets, activity trackers and smartwatches really are.

By 8 April 2015

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Tense? Video explains exactly what stress does to your body

The American Chemical Society's "Reactions" series looks at the effects adrenaline, norepinephrine and cortisol have on your body when stress takes over.

By 3 April 2015

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Explained: Blue vs. green iPhone messages

CNET's Dan Graziano breaks down the difference between the blue and green messages on your iPhone.

By 21 March 2015

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15-second pitches: Cool start-ups explain their ideas, really, really fast

Start-ups and small companies at Mobile World Congress get one shot and just a few seconds to explain what their company is and why it's cool. See how they get on.

By 16 March 2015

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Facebook updates standards to explain what it will remove

The social network updated its content guidelines to more clearly explain what is and isn't acceptable on its service, as it balances balance free speech with removal of offensive content.

By 16 March 2015

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Bill Gates explains how studying dinosaurs can save children's lives

Technically Incorrect: The Microsoft co-founder says research by his friend Nathan Myhrvold has shown that studying dinosaur bones gives insights into the fight against malnutrition.

By 4 March 2015

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What is Net neutrality? Godzilla helps explain

Net neutrality is a monster problem, but it doesn't have to be hard to understand. CNET's Bridget Carey toys around with a simple primer on the issue.

By 5 February 2015