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Darwin Awards study says men are far more idiotic than women

Scientists analyze the past 10 years of silly, avoidable deaths and find that almost 90 percent of the "protagonists" in these scenarios were male.

By December 12, 2014

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On SNL, the heroes of Middle Earth get a job at 'The Office'

Martin Freeman began his career in the British version of "The Office" before becoming Bilbo Baggins. Last night, he brought the two worlds together.

By December 14, 2014

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Amazon glitch leads to items being sold for almost nothing

In the UK, many items on Amazon suddenly appear for a price of one penny. Retailers rail, while Amazon blames third-party software.

By December 14, 2014

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Teaching creationism makes kids less intelligent, says Bill Nye

The Science Guy worries that forcing children to believe the world is only 6,000 years old prevents them from thinking critically.

By December 13, 2014

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Microsoft's end to clip art makes Fallon weep

What are Microsoft Office users to do now that clip art is no more? "Tonight Show" host Jimmy Fallon is not happy. He also says goodbye to Google's Captcha.

By December 12, 2014

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Australian team smashes 26-year-old electric car world record

UNSW's Sunswift eVe has broken a long-standing electric car speed record and now shifts gears to make the car street-legal. And CNET got to take the car for a spin.

By July 23, 2014

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Neil DeGrasse Tyson: US need not lose its edge in science

The famed astrophysicist says there's a reason some chemical elements are named for places in the US -- and that we don't have to leave those glory days in the past.

By June 20, 2014

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New drug called Snapchat hospitalising users

Australian police have issued a warning about a new drug called Snapchat, branded with the Snapchat logo and based on bath salts.

By June 15, 2014

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Charles Darwin gets thousands of votes in Georgia

There's a certain discernment to the voters of Georgia. They don't want some old politician all over again. Indeed, almost 4,000 voted for Charles Darwin. Yes, that Charles Darwin.

By November 9, 2012

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Supercomputer Beagle can analyze 240 whole genomes in two days

University of Chicago researchers say they used one quarter of the Beagle's operating capacity in conjunction with commercially available software packages to analyze raw sequencing data.

By February 21, 2014