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PayPal spinoff from eBay is 'natural,' co-founder says

PayPal co-founder Peter Thiel says it makes sense for eBay to split from the online payments service. Now, PayPal will need to focus on making its product more competitive in a mobile world.

By 1 October 2014

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What's cooler than a cyborg? A Lego cyborg, naturally

Lego and robotics enthusiast Diavo Voltaggio has built himself not just any robot arm, but a robot arm using Lego Mindstorms.

By 12 August 2014

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7-foot-tall hedgehog piques 'Natural Curiosities'

A giant hedgehog statue is spotted in London's Clapham Common after a survey reveals many Brits have never seen one in the wild. Naturalist Sir David Attenborough hopes to educate the masses about such creatures on his new show.

By 22 February 2014

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Klipsch's SB 120 is natural sounding but boxy

If you favor performance over convenience and good looks, the natural and musical Klipsch SB 120 pedestal soundbar may well find a place under your living room TV.

9 July 2014

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Boston Acoustics TVee One is a natural

The Boston Acoustics TVee One is a natural-sounding upgrade to your current TV's audio, and it costs considerably less than its competitors.

By 7 May 2014

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Plane's engine catches fire, passenger films it (naturally)

The engine of a BAe-146 jet flying in Australia starts spouting flames soon after takeoff. Who wouldn't want to get some footage of that?

By 1 May 2014

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A bionic ankle so natural, it's worth a happy dance

An artificial ankle created at the MIT Media Lab is made of chips and sensors that work together to adjust ankle stiffness, power, and position. One wearer was able to dance the rumba.

By 18 April 2014

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Google Maps shows polar bears in their natural habitat (Video)

The Google Maps team collect 360-degree Street View imagery from Churchill, Manitoba, home of one of the world's largest polar bear populations. In a video provided by Google, you can see the specially designed Tundra Buggy as it comes across the bears.

27 February 2014

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What the tech business hasn't yet grasped about human nature

Genevieve Bell, Intel's in-house anthropologist, sees constants in our behavior that could mean big bucks for businesses that find a way to capitalize on them.

By 26 February 2014

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Scientists accidentally record ball lightning in nature for first time

Chinese researchers have done the seemingly impossible: observed and recorded an instance of ball lightning completely by accident. And it bodes well for a decade-old theory about the nature of the conundrum.

By 18 January 2014