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Sexy molecules! Comedian Megan Amram talks 'Science... for Her!' (Q&A)

"Parks and Recreation" writer Megan Amram offers up a "raunchy, crazy" textbook full of carbon dating, physics as nail art and kale.

By November 5, 2014

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Tomorrow Daily 002: Getting hit by Slingshot, and funny robot comedians

We're back for another episode of Tomorrow Daily. Today, Rich and Ashley check out a Japanese robot who's also a comedian, discuss Facebook's Slingshot app, and wonder why carrier exclusives even happen anymore.

By June 17, 2014

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Tomorrow Daily 002: Getting hit by Slingshot, and funny robot comedians

Rich and Ashley talk about robot comedians, Facebook's new app Slingshot, carrier-exclusive phones, whether startup Timeshel has what it takes, and some new releases dropping today.

By June 17, 2014

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Japanese comedian robot is the other kind of funny

Can humour be broken down into a series of programmable commands? The Kobian robot helps researchers find out.

By June 16, 2014

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RoboJase the robot comedian: Wired for wit

When a robot tries to make you to laugh, is that considered "artifarcical" intelligence? RoboJase the android debuts his comedy routine on mere mortals.

By November 20, 2013

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Jimmy Kimmel gets people to give him their passwords

In another video subterfuge, the comedian shows how gullible people are about cybersecurity.

By January 16, 2015

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Bill Gates gets Jimmy Fallon to drink sewer sludge

Technically Incorrect: As part of publicizing his support for the Omniprocessor, which takes sewer sludge and turns it into clean water and energy, Gates offers the comedian the ultimate "taste test."

By January 22, 2015

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RoboThespians sing 'I Am Not a Robot'

Robots aim to entertain by singing and acting, but are they as talented as humans? RoboThespians aren't exactly Replicants, but they probably kill at karaoke.

By January 19, 2015

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Serial turns from crime to romance in this parody trailer

Comedian Honora Talbott gives us a riveting look at the Serial podcast as romantic comedy, imagining the would-be love story between Sarah Koenig and Adnan Syed.

By January 5, 2015

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Net fix: Who's to blame for the Net neutrality mess? Look to Verizon

Verizon fought hard to overturn 2010 rules governing Internet access. But it now faces the possibility that the FCC will impose even stricter regulations than the ones it had thrown out.

By January 15, 2015