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Massachusetts approves bill to ban upskirt pics

After a case that seemed to defy any sense that might be common, the Massachusetts legislature speeds through a bill that would classify upskirt pics as sexual harassment.

By 7 March 2014

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Apple's Touch ID still vulnerable to hack, security researcher finds

The fingerprint reader on the iPhone 6 can be fooled by the same trick that unlocks the iPhone 5S -- but it didn't have to be that way.

By 24 September 2014

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Tech leaders get soaked in ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

Zuckerberg, Nadella, and others join the viral challenge, which was created by Massachusetts resident and ALS patient Pete Frates.

By 15 August 2014

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This gas may erase bad memories

Sorry, Men in Black. Turns out using a neuralyzer to wipe away memories is overkill. Scientists now believe inhaling the right gas at the right time may do the trick.

By 28 August 2014

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MIT creates magnetic microhair that lets water defy gravity

Researchers have created an elastic material bristling with microscopic strands of nickel that can direct the flow of liquids and light.

By 8 August 2014

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Sharks attack underwater cam, with awesome results

Scientists get what they're calling "the first up-close views of predatory behavior by sharks in the wild" thanks to some obliging great whites. See it here.

By 7 August 2014

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Universe's missing photon sources baffle scientists

There's 400 percent more light in intergalactic space than sources could produce, say researchers. Could dark matter be the cause?

By 10 July 2014

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Remote-controlled chip could be the future of contraceptives

A tiny chip implanted under a woman's skin can deliver hormonal birth control for up to 16 years and is entering pre-clinical trials next year.

By 7 July 2014

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Amazon to start charging sales tax in Massachusetts

The retail giant has struck a deal with the state to charge sales tax on purchases by this time next year.

By 13 December 2012

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Lucky Detroit gets its own giant RoboCop

Your days are numbered, criminals of Detroit. Your city is about to be patrolled by a 10-foot-tall statue of RoboCop because why not?

By 4 June 2014