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Mystery solved: The sailing stones of Death Valley

For the first time, humans have observed the movement of the mysterious sailing stones of Death Valley's Racetrack Playa -- and caught them on camera.

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Drones could rule the skies over Disney

The entertainment giant files three patent applications involving drones and floating projection screens; aerial light displays; and massive hovering marionettes.

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Artistic concept of the SLS MKI's maiden voyage.

NASA's Mars rocket to launch on maiden voyage in 2018

The world's most powerful rocket, designed to carry humans to Mars, is scheduled for a test launch in 2018.

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Captain Malcolm Reynolds figure.

Shiny! 'Firefly' crew gets its own Funko toys

Captain Mal Reynolds, Jayne Cobb, Kaylee, Wash and Zoe from the hit show "Firefly" aim to misbehave with these cute Funko Pop vinyl figures.

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SHORE's facial recognition technology has been designed to help identify emotions, gender, and age -- but not identity.

Google Glass tech can see how you feel

A Germany research institution adapts its facial recognition software for Google Glass, but promises to keep the data out of the cloud.

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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.

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Tiny Canadian town crowdfunding full-size USS Enterprise

A crowdfunding campaign aims to build a full-size working version of the USS Enterprise from "Star Trek" in the Canadian Badlands, but the funding goal is a long way off.

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Fancy-pants cooler captures Kickstarter funding crown

Move over, Pebble, your reign is done. The Coolest Cooler rides a blender-induced wave to more than $10.5 million in crowdfunding.

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The 404 Throwback: Intervew with The Oatmeal creator, Matt Inman

Today we're replaying our interview with the creator of The Oatmeal, Matt Inman (Original air date: 3/16/11).

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While the Force would have been drier, Mark Hamill uses ice water to raise awareness for ALS.

'Star Wars' cast gets soaked for Ice Bucket Challenge

"Star Wars: Episode VII" actors Mark Hamill, Harrison Ford, Peter Mayhew, new cast member Daisy Ridley, and director J.J. Abrams take a soaking to raise awareness for ALS.

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Portable, handheld DNA sequencer no bigger than a brick

Researchers at the University of Otago, New Zealand have invented a brick-sized, battery-powered DNA sequencer for field use.

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iPhone 6 release could drive the most old iPhone trade-ins ever

As the iPhone 6 launch approaches, more trade-in sites are clamoring for your old iPhone. eBay is leading the charge with the promise of a $100 coupon if you can't sell yours on the auction site.

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