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CES 2014: Kolibree's connected toothbrush aims for better dental health

Billed as the world's first connected toothbrush, Kolibree's new device lets users keep exact track, through its mobile app, of how they brush their teeth.

By January 5, 2014

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14,000-year-old tooth shows oldest (and probably most painful) form of dentistry

A molar found in northern Italy shows that people practiced dental repair way back in the Paleolithic era. Unfortunately for them, novocaine and nitrous oxide wouldn't be available until much, much later.

By July 18, 2015

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Yelp is in a 'death spiral,' industry expert says

The business reviews site has suffered a string of blows this week, including the departure of its high-profile board chairman. Can it regain its footing?

By July 30, 2015

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Internet mauls dentist accused of illegal kill of popular lion

Technically Incorrect: Walter Palmer, a dentist in Minnesota, has his Yelp entry attacked by those not fond of his allegedly illegal killing of Cecil the lion in Zimbabwe.

By July 28, 2015

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Toothbrush tech

Let's face it: getting small children to properly brush their teeth is no easy thing to do. In this Tech Minute, CNET's Kara Tsuboi reports how technology aims to make brushing teeth fun and interactive in order to get little ones into correct dental care habits.

By May 22, 2015

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Microsoft claims Surface 3 actually makes school fun (no, really)

Technically Incorrect: Can school ever be entertaining? In a new ad for its Surface 3 tablet, Microsoft wants you to believe the company has the power to make it so.

By May 30, 2015

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DIY: Make a mini boombox

Not satisfied with the portable speaker options out there? Here's how to make your own with a little hacking and crafting.

By November 2, 2014

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If you want to know how the economy is doing, look inside America's mouth

Big data provided by business intelligence app Sikka says that economic performance can be predicted by dental hygiene. And we're headed for a downturn.

By October 12, 2014

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Elon Musk thinks you could travel to Mars really soon

The SpaceX founder hopes to put humans on Mars in the mid-2020s, but that's just the first tiny baby step toward creating his vision of a Martian metropolis.

By October 3, 2014

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Homeless, wearing GoPros, capture 'life as it is rarely seen'

A San Francisco project outfits homeless volunteers with personal camera rigs for shooting first-person footage of daily life. "The goal is to build empathy," Homeless GoPro says.

By September 16, 2014