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US looks to allow EU citizens to sue over data privacy

Proposed legislation would open the door for those in Europe to sue in the US over the release of personal data.

By June 25, 2014

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The 404 1,486: Where we enlist citizen superheroes (podcast)

An app that enlists the help of CPR-certified citizens to help in local emergencies, proof that the Supreme Court knows squat about technology, the Tesla museum will soon become reality, what we can learn from putting an Oculus Rift on a chicken, and more!

By May 15, 2014

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The 404 1,486: Where we enlist citizen superheroes

An app that enlists the help of CPR-certified citizens to help in local emergencies, proof that the Supreme Court knows squat about technology, the Tesla museum will soon become reality, what we can learn from putting an Oculus Rift on a chicken, and more!

By May 15, 2014

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Penguin parenting secret: Adult poop benefits the babies

Behold the power of poop! Penguins can melt an entire sheet of ice with the stinky stuff, researchers discover. Don't worry, it's for a good cause.

By May 4, 2015

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Turkish citizens fight back against Twitter ban

The Turkish prime minister may have ordered the tap turned off, but citizens are still sneaking their tweets into the Twittersphere.

By March 21, 2014

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NASA asks citizen scientists to become ‘asteroid hunters’

In an effort to avoid a potential apocalypse, the space agency is holding a contest to get people to help it discover deadly asteroids.

By March 10, 2014

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How to embed playable MS-DOS games in your tweets

Twitter is putting the "platformer" in "social media platform" with a cool feature that allows you to play classic games like Prince of Persia and Oregon Trail in your tweets.

By April 29, 2015

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An old film canister just fetched $13,000 at auction

When bidding on detritus you'd probably walk past at a flea market, it's not the condition of the item that counts, it's where it's been.

By April 26, 2015

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Can one woman change the way Uber operates?

After allegedly being raped by her Uber driver in Delhi, an Indian woman sues the US-based ride-hailing service on its home turf. She's asking Uber to "overhaul" its safety measures around the world.

By April 25, 2015

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Uber asks US court to toss out alleged rape case from India

The car-hailing service says a US-based company cannot be sued in a "dispute involving an alleged wrong committed by one Indian citizen against another Indian citizen, in India."

By April 7, 2015