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Loneliness narrows the uncanny valley

Starved for a little social contact? The face of a robot or doll will seem more alive to you than to someone with a brimming social life.

By September 8, 2014

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Brain-to-brain verbal communication in humans achieved for the first time

A team of researchers has successfully achieved brain-to-brain human communication using non-invasive technologies across a distance of 5,000 miles.

By September 3, 2014

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Supermassive dinosaur found in Argentina: Meet Dreadnoughtus

A giant sauropod dinosaur found in Argentina is the largest land animal ever discovered for which a body mass can accurately be calculated.

By September 4, 2014

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'Elders' visit Italy, ride roller coaster with Oculus Rift

Watch as senior citizens slip on the virtual reality headset and get a tour of a villa in Italy and get stuck in a haunted house in this Fine Brothers video.

By August 29, 2014

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Who wins in this Thor vs. Superman supersuit smackdown?

A new infographic pits DC superheroes and villains against Marvel good guys and bad guys -- in terms of couture, at least.

By August 26, 2014

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Blast music from Vladimir Putin's head

These porcelain busts of presidents and dictators are actually computer speakers, so you can get down with your favorite head of state.

By August 19, 2014

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The metadata debate: What you need to know about data retention

The former head of the CIA has said "we kill people based on metadata", but as Australia introduces new data retention laws, the country's security chief says he's "not quite sure" what the fuss is about. So what is the truth behind data retention, and why does it matter?

By August 13, 2014

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New species of pterosaur found in mass grave

A bed of ancient bones found in Brazil contains the skeletons of over 47 individuals of a new species of flying reptile.

By August 13, 2014

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Facial recognition tech leads feds to fugitive after 14 years

A cold case comes back to life after facial recognition software recognizes an alleged US outlaw who'd been hiding out in Nepal.

By August 12, 2014

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Fans want Weird Al for the Super Bowl Halftime Show

Over 40,000 fans have signed a petition asking the NFL to invite parody singer Weird Al Yankovic to headline the Super Bowl XLIX Halftime Show.

By August 7, 2014