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Boeing patents 'Star Wars'-style force fields

Aircraft and military manufacturer Boeing has been granted a patent on a system that is designed to prevent explosion shockwaves from harming a target.

By March 22, 2015

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Everything you need to know about the Ellen Pao gender discrimination trial

The potentially landmark Silicon Valley trial nears its end, with closing arguments expected Tuesday.

By March 23, 2015

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Crave Ep. 181: Grasp and feel objects in a virtual environment with the Dexmo VR Glove

Think of the possibilities: you can grab and feel objects in the digital world with this futuristic-looking exoskeleton glove.

By October 31, 2014

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Grasp and feel objects in a virtual environment with the Dexmo VR Glove, Ep. 181

This week on Crave we survive a heart attack with the Ambulance Drone, fight off an angry mob of zombies with the Anti-Zombie Attack Bicycle and get virtually touchy-feely with the VR Exoglove.

By October 31, 2014

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New shape-shifting 'punk' frog knows how to blend in

A frog found in the cloud forest of Ecuador has a neat trick -- it can change the texture of its skin, and it's the first vertebrate known to do so.

By March 24, 2015

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Opportunity runs marathon on Mars, only takes 11 years

NASA's plucky old rover Opportunity reached a new milestone by topping a marathon distance on Mars.

By March 25, 2015

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Someday your new iPhone could contain metals mined from poo

There's gold in them thar dookies! Researchers says there's millions worth of gold, silver, platinum and other precious metals in our sewage and they've got a plan to retrieve it.

By March 25, 2015

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Breathe deep: How the ISS keeps astronauts alive

Shipping enough air to the International Space Station from Earth to keep the astronauts alive would be a costly business. Here's what they do instead.

By March 19, 2015

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Facebook to support 'spherical' videos in News Feed, Oculus Rift headset

The social network is bringing a new type of video to users of its website and its platform for virtual reality.

By March 25, 2015

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T-Mobile CEO says he's open to leasing program for phones

"I wouldn't rule it out," John Legere says about emulating Sprint's leasing model, but adds that there are no plans to roll one out in the near future.

By March 19, 2015