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Deflategate: NFL consults with physicists

Technically Incorrect: It seems one can never know enough about how temperature affects the air pressure in a football. As part of its investigation, the NFL team reportedly is researching gas physics. Really.

By January 28, 2015

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Epic 'Arrow' battle is better with lightsabers

Thanks to a fan-made video, "Star Wars" meets "Arrow" as Oliver and Ra's al Ghul fight it out the way they do in a galaxy far, far away.

By January 21, 2015

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X-ray reveals the secrets of burned Vesuvius scrolls

Scrolls that were damaged, but not destroyed, in the eruption of Mount Vesuvius may now be read for the first time in nearly two millennia.

By January 20, 2015

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Biometric app downloads set to soar in next four years, study shows

More consumers will rely on fingerprint sensing and facial scanning apps in coming years, Juniper Research predicts.

By January 20, 2015

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Facebook's Zuckerberg talks terrorism, entrepreneurship

During a town hall event in Colombia, Facebook CEO discusses his company's place in world in the wake of last week's Paris attacks. He also says starting a company isn't as hard as you think.

By January 14, 2015

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Net Fix: FCC chief on solving the Open Internet puzzle (Q&A)

With a vote looming on new rules for Internet access, Tom Wheeler talks candidly with CNET News in an exclusive interview about legal challenges, President Obama's role and being the butt of late-night TV jokes.

By January 14, 2015

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New season of 'MythBusters' starts with a toilet cherry bomb

Wrecking balls! Whip fights! Sewer explosions! DIY cannons! The next season of "MythBusters" promises to deliver on lots of action and excitement in the name of science.

By January 8, 2015

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Net neutrality takes new twist as Congress appears ready to step in

While Net neutrality rule-making by FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler sputters and spins, some folks on Capitol Hill are reportedly poised to provide much-needed relief.

By January 7, 2015

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NASA spots massive outburst from our very own black hole

Its root cause still undetermined, a huge X-ray flare from the Milky Way's center has made NASA scientists sit up and take notice.

By January 6, 2015

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Seoul offers cash for tattling on Uber drivers

The South Korean capital says it will give up to 1 million won, or a little more than $900, to anyone who reports cases of Uber drivers carrying paying customers.

By December 23, 2014