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Born in 1980? A mathematical surprise awaits you in 2025

Finally, people born in 1980 have something amazing over those young'ins who came into the world in the year 2000 or on a Leap Day.

By July 1, 2015

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Birth month may correlate to some diseases (bad news, October)

Columbia University scientists find correlations between certain birth months and the risk of contracting 55 diseases. Because birthdays aren't depressing enough on their own.

By June 8, 2015

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What you gonna wear? Spookily stylish new 'Ghostbusters' uniforms revealed

The new phantasmic four will sport a utility look for the spook-tacular remake.

By June 30, 2015

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Is this the new 'Ghostbusters' proton pack? It looks like a downgrade

Director Paul Feig tweets a picture of an unlicensed nuclear accelerator that appears to have been purchased from old Radio Shack parts, but CNET's Danny Gallagher likes the homemade look.

By June 30, 2015

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Wet Wheels: A toy car powered by evaporating water

Columbia University researchers discover a new source of alternative energy by harnessing the power of evaporation and soil bacteria spores.

By June 16, 2015

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Freaky Burgess Shale fossil finds its head

Researchers have found teeny tiny teeth in a creature half a billion years old so strange it was named Hallucigenia.

By June 24, 2015

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Computer program masters Super Mario World, Ep. 207

This week on Crave, artificial intelligence learns to dominate Super Mario World and Columbia University builds little machines that run on evaporating water. And is "Game of Thrones" villain Ramsay Bolton really a good guy? Find out on Crave.

By June 18, 2015

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Crave Ep. 207: Computer program masters Super Mario World

A program uses "neural evolution" to observe, process and safely navigate a level in SNES classic Super Mario World.

By June 18, 2015

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Angry Birds maker latches onto Lego at last

"Construction toys" based on Angry Birds will be available in the spring of 2016 to coincide with the release of the game franchise's full-length feature film.

By June 8, 2015

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How do you weigh the Milky Way anyway?

A team of astronomers has calculated the weight of the Milky Way to a high degree of precision by observing stars outside the galactic disc.

By June 4, 2015