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Russian space-sex gecko experiment fails

A mission to learn about the sex life of geckos in orbit took a bad turn when what should have been heaven in space turned into a reptilian tragedy.

By September 2, 2014

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Samsung, Sony carve out own 'Experience' spaces at Best Buy

Both companies are taking a page out of the Samsung playbook, which previously created a store-within-a-store at Best Buy to sell its mobile gear.

By May 1, 2014

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Mozilla expands advertising experiment to many more Firefox users

The current "directory tile" ad experiment shows only for new Firefox users. A new "enhanced tile" program to launch soon will mean existing users can see some ads, too.

By August 21, 2014

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Unlike Facebook, OkCupid shamelessly experiments on us

The online dating site admits to running experiments on its users and manipulating what they think. Have no fear, however, as it's for a good cause.

By July 28, 2014

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The 404 1,530: Where we're richer for the experience (podcast)

Convincing Google that you accidentally clicked on a racist search result, Comic-con 2014 events for TMNT and X-Men fans, a sequel to Fight Club, and an upcoming novel about people working on their novels.

By July 23, 2014

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The 404 1,530: Where we're richer for the experience

Convincing Google that you accidentally clicked on a racist search result, Comic-con 2014 events for TMNT and X-Men fans, a sequel to Fight Club, and an upcoming novel about people working on their novels.

July 23, 2014

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Experience the world from a third-person perspective

A rig for the Oculus Rift VR headset lets you view the world in real-time as though you're experiencing your own life in third-person.

By June 30, 2014

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The ethical problem with Facebook's emotional experiment

Facebook teamed up with academia to manipulate users' emotions in a week-long science experiment, but users had no idea they were test subjects. CNET's Bridget Carey explains Facebook's latest controversy.

By June 30, 2014

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How Facebook conducts experiments on your emotions

Some 689,003 lucky Facebook users were unwittingly part of an experiment in which their news feed was altered to make it more or less positive. Was this ethical?

By June 29, 2014

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Minibuilders: An experiment in builder bots

The race is on to create a robotic team capable of creating structures far bigger than themselves -- such as buildings.

By June 17, 2014