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Swarm of 1,000 Kilobots cooperates like an ant colony

An autonomous team of swarming robots is the first of its kind on such a scale.

By August 14, 2014

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Bird steals camera, shoots aerial footage of penguin colony

A hungry bird, mistaking a camouflaged camera for a penguin egg, becomes an unwitting film-maker.

By January 19, 2014

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Scientists put backpacks on bees to study colony collapse

Australian scientists are fitting bees with tiny sensors so they can monitor and study the insects' drastically diminishing populations.

By January 14, 2014

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CSIRO puts backpacks on bees to study colony collapse

The CSIRO is fitting bees with tiny sensors so that it can monitor and study the drastically diminishing bee population.

By January 14, 2014

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A mirror made out of ... penguins?!

Artist Daniel Rozin has made an installation of 450 plush penguins that rotate to "reflect" the people who stand in front of it.

By June 8, 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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Alleged robber's 'spaceship' trip defense gets him acquitted

Technically Incorrect: A San Francisco man insists that he was so high on meth that he believed he wasn't entering an apartment building but leaving Earth, which was about to be destroyed.

By April 8, 2015

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Settlers of Catan parody takes on NY hipsters

Watch this fake ad for Settlers of Brooklyn, a fictional game of "entitlement, self-discovery and brunch" that roasts New York City's hipster culture.

By March 24, 2015

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Terminator draws closer with shape-shifting liquid metal motor

Using gallium, a metal with a very low melting point, researchers have developed a self-powered, shape-shifting liquid metal motor.

By March 12, 2015

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Watch a squadron of bees build a giant teapot

A designer in Rotterdam got 60,000 bees to help him create a one-of-a-kind sculpture, and you can watch them work.

By February 23, 2015