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These frustrated potholes tweet complaints straight to the authorities

Plenty of people tweet gripes about potholes going unrepaired. Now the potholes themselves are tweeting their frustration.

By June 1, 2015

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Chinese authorities pay visits to Uber offices

Officials in Guangzhou and Chengdu have investigated two Uber offices in China, as part of the government crackdown on the taxi-hailing app's operations.

By May 7, 2015

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'The Martian' author is less optimistic about getting to Mars than NASA

His book about a colony on Mars is about to become a Hollywood blockbuster, but Andy Weir isn't quite as bullish as NASA about his fiction becoming fact within 25 years.

By May 5, 2015

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Jack the Ripper finally ID'ed? Skepticism meets author's claims

An armchair detective and a biochemist claim to have solved the mystery of the Ripper's identity through DNA testing a shawl. But some experts aren't convinced.

By September 8, 2014

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Terror on Twitter! Horror author R.L. Stine tweets a Halloween story

R.L. Stine, the "Stephen King of children's literature," composes an impromptu horror story online to the delight of his fans. And it was all about a sandwich.

By October 30, 2014

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Texting while strolling makes you walk funny, study confirms

The good news: walking texters did a fine job adapting their movements to avoid mishaps. The bad news: the rest of the world was stuck behind them and late to an appointment.

By July 31, 2015

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Pluto's features could have names like Mt. Tardis and Vader Crater

The folks behind NASA's New Horizons released a list of the most popular suggested names for places on Pluto that shows sci-fi and fantasy fans are getting plenty of representation.

By July 10, 2015

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First Android M developer preview update arrives, right on schedule

The latest build addresses a number of bugs and updates over the air.

By July 9, 2015

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Tech and politics clash over protecting your data

A heated debate flares up on Capitol Hill over a proposal to weaken cybersecurity tools for the sake of national security and law enforcement.

By July 8, 2015

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What would 'real' patent reform look like?

Commentary: Congress may pass antitrolling legislation this year. But that's only the first step toward fixing a broken patent system

By July 6, 2015