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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

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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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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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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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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Amazon snags Woody Allen to write and direct his first-ever TV series

In an ongoing show of one-upping with competitors like Netflix, Amazon convinces the famed filmmaker to create a TV series. Quipped Allen: "I don't know how I got into this."

By January 13, 2015

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Net Fix: FCC chief on solving the Open Internet puzzle (Q&A)

With a vote looming on new rules for Internet access, Tom Wheeler talks candidly with CNET News in an exclusive interview about legal challenges, President Obama's role and being the butt of late-night TV jokes.

By January 14, 2015

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'Retweets equal laughs': Why comics can't get enough of Twitter

With a format tailor-made for one-liners, Twitter has become the world's biggest stand-up comedy club. TV comedy writers and an original "SNL" cast member tell Crave why the tweet's the thing.

By November 24, 2014