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Breathalyzer says man is sober, still arrested for DWI

It seems that police in Texas sometimes refuse to accept technology's verdict and still arrest those who pass breath and blood tests.

By February 26, 2014


A scientist and a shrew

A California Academy of Sciences researcher trekked through the rain forests of Tanzania in search of the Rhynchocyon udzungwensis, the newest mammal to join the elephant shrew group. They may not look like elephants, but they do have evolutionary ties to the pachyderm going back 100 million years in Africa. Scientists describe this species as having the legs of an antelope, the snout of an anteater, and the tail of a rat. CNET News.com's Kara Tsuboi brings us the first look at the cute little guy.

February 5, 2008


Choosing a digital SLR for beginners explained in video

Fancy upgrading your photography skills and your camera too? Take a look at our video guide to picking out the perfect entry-level dSLR.

By August 22, 2012


iPad app lets parents read bedtime stories to their children... remotely

A new iPad app called Nursery Rhymes with StoryTime lets parents read stories to their kids even if they're on the other side of the world.

By March 18, 2011


T-Mobile rolls out enhanced 4G coverage in dozens of new cities

Attempting to bring in more customers, the mobile carrier adds five metropolitan areas in Illinois, Nevada, and California to get access to its 4G (HSPA) 1900 network.

By December 13, 2012


Mac OS X Lion passwords can be changed by hackers

A security flaw has been uncovered in Mac OS X Lion that could allow a hacker to easily change your passwords.

By September 20, 2011


DOE nails down loans for giant solar projects

Amid increased scrutiny of the loan guarantee program because of Solyndra, the Energy Department finalizes four more loans for projects which will lead to a jump in U.S. solar power production.

By September 30, 2011


New animal bar code scanner passes a wild test

The new StripeSpotter system reads the markings on wild animals. Naturalists and game keepers can use it to identify zebras, giraffes, tigers, and other striped beasts.

By April 12, 2011


Trinity Site: First atomic bomb detonation still resonates

Trinity Site, the location of the first atomic bomb test, sits in a desolate desert region of the Southwest. Crave's Nerdy New Mexico series kicks off with a look at this historic area today.

By April 9, 2012


Teen claims 303,398 iPhone texts in one month

A Sacramento County teen claims she sends more than 10,000 texts a day. Or seven a minute. She also has a 40-hour-a-week job and gets straight As.

By May 5, 2009