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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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For T-Mobile, it's more than just the Kardashian Bowl

Technically Incorrect: For the Super Bowl, T-Mobile teases that it's not just using the humor of Kim Kardashian. There are actual comedians, too.

By February 1, 2015

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Super Bowl blitz: T-Mobile, Sprint aim to hit hard with buzzy ads

There's no better way to make a good impression than with a memorable Super Bowl ad, and the two carriers figure to make headway against bigger spenders Verizon Wireless and AT&T.

By February 1, 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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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