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iPad? Shoo! This UK government meeting will brook no spying

Can anyone powerful have a private meeting anymore? The British government, itself this week implicated in spying accusations, is taking extra precautions.

By Nov. 3, 2013

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Popular white noise machines may be too loud for babies

Out of 14 infant sleep machines tested, all were louder than the 50-decibel limit set by hospital nurseries, while two were louder than what's considered hazardous to adult ears in the workplace.

By Mar. 3, 2014

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Sexy beasts: Why 'monster porn' needs love too

Do romance books with sexy dinosaurs, centaurs, Cthulhu, and aliens send your heart racing? After some such e-books get yanked by online booksellers, Crave's Bonnie Burton explains their appeal.

By Dec. 30, 2013

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Scientists shine a light on irregular heart beats

Biomedical engineers out of Johns Hopkins and Stony Brook say gentle beams of light -- instead of electric jolts -- could be used to treat arrhythmias in the near future.

By Aug. 28, 2013

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Auto-corrected text leads to killing

A man sends a text to his friend. Unfortunately, his phone uses predictive texting and changes the spelling of a word. The resulting text so enrages the recipient that a fatal argument ensues.

By Feb. 14, 2011

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Microsoft stores to open at midnight for Surface 2 launch

Company once again plans to open up its retail stores in the wee hours to sell to eager Surface 2 buyers.

By Oct. 9, 2013

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Steve Jobs impersonator has a full head of hair

The actor who played Steve Jobs in a Taiwanese tea commercial reveals that playing the great man involved some excellent wig work. For Brook Hall has a full head of hair.

By Aug. 1, 2011

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Frozen pizza (and much more) in the woods

Freshly baked food that reminds you of home is always a good thing. Even while camping.

By Mar. 13, 2012

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Handheld breath monitor could detect diseases

Researchers develop inexpensive sensor nanotechnology that could enable people to monitor and instantly detect disease by exhaling onto a handheld device.

By Oct. 4, 2010

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Blow here: New breathalyzer may screen for diabetes, lung cancer

Researchers hope to soon be able to test our breath for a wide range of "biomarkers" -- molecules that could indicate the presence of a particular disease.

By May. 8, 2012