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Get 50 percent off any Skinit InkFusion Lite case

A Cheapskate exclusive and an awesome gift, the InkFusion comes in a huge assortment of themes and designs -- everything from sports to sci-fi.

By November 20, 2014

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Google, Facebook ask court to reject patents on abstract ideas

A group of tech companies argues that combining abstract ideas with "on a computer" does not deserve a patent and stymies innovation.

By December 9, 2012

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Nest: Everyone loves our products (except kids, dogs and old people)

In a series of new ads, the very smart company suggests that only the supposedly progressive will truly love its wares.

By November 17, 2014

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Kickended: Where $0 failed Kickstarters go to die

Kickstarter projects that received not even a single dollar of love have been collected into an archive of futility that is equal parts sad and amusing.

By November 12, 2014

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There's a virus that makes you stupid, scientists say

Researchers at Johns Hopkins and the University of Nebraska say that the algae virus affects human cognitive functions.

By November 10, 2014

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Ghost in the machine: Robot simulates a ghostly presence

Researchers have designed a robot that makes humans feel the illusory presence of a non-existent "ghost".

By November 6, 2014

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Simple paper 'litmus' test detects disease, infection

Researchers at the Harvard Wyss Institute have developed a simple, printed paper test that could be used for pathogen detection, including cases of ebola.

By October 28, 2014

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Watch RNA sequencing and astronomy expressed as dance

Every year, Science magazine challenges PhD students to explain the topic of their thesis in the form of dance. This year's finalists are in.

By October 27, 2014

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DIY photo filters with everyday objects

Here are five household items you can use as do-it-yourself lens filters to add a different look and feel to photos.

By October 15, 2014

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New batteries charge 70 percent in 2 minutes

Using a titanium dioxide gel, researchers make a battery that could one day allow electric cars to fuel up as fast as their gas-guzzling cousins.

By October 13, 2014