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Amuse shelter cats with online remote-control toys

AprioriControl builds interactive online playrooms for shelter cats. Viewers control the iPet Companion Webcam and robotic cat toys to play with adorable and adoptable kittens from afar.

By Aug. 11, 2011

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Scientists create peanut butter and jellyfish -- because they can

No, this isn't the newest sandwich craze. It's about finding alternate food sources for aquarium-kept jellyfish.

By Jan. 30, 2014

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Ski resort mocks techies, then acts like one of them

North Lake Tahoe creates an Apres Ski guide, which suggests that any tourist who works at Google should buy a round of drinks. However, to view the guide, you have to go through a data-sucking slalom.

By Feb. 11, 2014

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Fake science professor teaches class, aces it

A University of Rochester chemistry class thinks it's listening to its new professor. It's actually a prankster. And he gets them to turn off their laptops and cell phones.

By Sep. 6, 2013

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Peanut butter on the kitchen countertop

The Nostalgia Electrics NBM400 Peanut Butter Maker is a fun and easy way to make homemade peanut butter.

By Jan. 22, 2013

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Holho makes your tablet a video hologram projector

Make like Princess Leia and generate holograms with Holho, a Kickstarter project brings a hologram optical illusion to any tablet or smartphone.

By Aug. 7, 2013

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Girl posts Facebook pic of cash, robbers visit mom

A teenage girl is counting her grandmother's savings with her. She posts a picture of the cash on Facebook, and a few hours later, two men arrive at her mother's house with a knife and a wooden club.

By May. 28, 2012

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Is there anything wrong with being an insane Apple fanboy?

Walt Mossberg of the newly-constituted Recode makes an appeal for civilized behavior among fanboys of Apple and other brands. Is he asking for too much?

By Jan. 5, 2014

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Suspected ID thief exposed by food porn on Instagram

Investigators say that a man accused of being in illegal possession of 50,000 IDs was caught after they found an image he took of a steak and macaroni and cheese meal on Instagram.

By May. 12, 2013

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Assange's brilliant mullet-wearing, classic-miming video

In the run-up to Australia's elections, the WikiLeaks founder sings an '80s classic on a marvelously demented "Game of Thrones" satirical video.

By Aug. 26, 2013