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Wikimedia

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Monkey owns rights to selfie? Wikimedia refuses photographer claim

A monkey grabs a camera and takes a selfie. The human owner of the camera claims copyright, but Wikimedia disagrees.

By August 6, 2014

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Wikimedia Foundation launches all-new Wikipedia app

The Wikimedia Foundation has redesigned its app for iOS and Android, with new features including editing and saving pages for offline reading.

By July 31, 2014

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You knew it, science proves it. Exercise can be poisonous

Too much exercise can actually poison your blood. But the amount it takes to get toxic isn't a feat for mere mortals.

By June 24, 2015

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Why it feels inevitable that Nintendo will pursue VR (or AR)

Nintendo hasn't announced any plans to pursue virtual reality in any upcoming game system, but Nintendo's roots are already deep in all the pieces that could make it work.

By June 22, 2015

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Right-handed or left-handed? Kangaroos actually have a preference

Primate mammals aren't the only species with hand preferences. A study shows that kangaroos mostly prefer using their left paws over their right when it comes to eating, grooming and possibly boxing.

By June 18, 2015

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'Top Chef Ape Edition'? Chimps may have mental capacity to cook

Chimpanzees may not only be able to learn how to cook, but prefer a cooked meal over a raw one, a new study says. They'd look funny in those poofy chef hats, however.

By June 3, 2015

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The case of the incredible shrinking Swiss cheese holes

A Swiss agriculture lab finds that the modern process of cheese making is making Swiss cheese look less Swiss cheesy.

By May 29, 2015

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Spider silk made without the spiders

After years of research, a team of scientists has synthesised spider silk in a laboratory setting.

By May 28, 2015

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Can train, plane and automobile noise make us gain weight?

Exposure to traffic noises doesn't just make us madder. It may also make us fatter, according to a new study from Sweden.

By May 27, 2015

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Meet the parasite that can burrow its way into the human eye

A 19-year-old college student in England contracted a microscopic parasite called Acanthamoeba that started eating her left eye. The other scary part: how she got it.

By May 27, 2015