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Plant-powered breathing apparatus for a dystopian future

Designer Chiu Chih created an artistic version of an air tank using a plant as a filter and oxygen generator. It's ready for a post-apocalyptic world.

By August 19, 2013

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Listen to the creepy voices of Thomas Edison's talking dolls

A new technique for salvaging recordings from delicate antiques has allowed Thomas Edison's talking dolls to find their lost voices.

By May 5, 2015

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Apple Watch design wins patent on look and feel

The patent -- which ensures the design for the Apple Watch cannot be copied by a competitor -- was filed in August of last year, just weeks ahead of its unveiling.

By May 5, 2015

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See how the 'Interstellar' robots walked on set as life-sized puppets, not CGI

A fascinating behind-the-scenes video shows how mobile metal cabinets TARS and CASE really walked among the actors of Christopher Nolan's sci-fi opus.

By March 27, 2015

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Scientists capture the first image of light behaving as both a particle and a wave

Researchers have achieved the first ever pictorial evidence that light can simultaneously behave as a particle and as a wave.

By March 3, 2015

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Republican FCC commissioners: Net neutrality plan misleads the American people

Republicans on the Federal Communications Commission and in Congress question the White House's influence over the agency, and claim dire consequences if the broadband industry undergoes stricter regulations.

By February 10, 2015

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Alibaba's revenue soars as profit takes a nosedive

The company's revenue was up 40 percent and its mobile revenue was up a whopping 448 percent. Alibaba's profit, however, dipped 28 percent to $964 million.

By January 29, 2015

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Amazon job posts point to global same-day delivery

A series of job postings hint at Amazon's desire to expand its same-day delivery service, including for products sold by third-party merchants.

By December 11, 2014

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With 'Marco Polo,' can Netflix win a 'Game of Thrones'?

The streaming-video service delivers medieval sex and violence to rival the best of Westeros in its latest original show, as it vies to rule premium online video on the global stage.

By December 10, 2014

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Bill curbing NSA surveillance programs blocked in Senate

The USA Freedom Act, blocked by the Senate, would have curbed powers granted under the Patriot Act, including bulk collection of Americans' phone records.

By November 18, 2014