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Sorry, Charlie: The Charlie Charlie Challenge is less spooky than they say

What's really making objects move in that viral craze involving pencils and summoning ghosts? It's not the demon you think it is, freaked-out teens.

By May 26, 2015

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Chris Pratt goes on Facebook to apologize in advance for 'Jurassic World' press tour

Knowing that he might very well spout nonsense as hundreds of journalists ask him inane questions, the actor gives advance warning.

By May 23, 2015

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'We tell Spotify no, YouTube does it anyway': The music industry's love-hate relationship with YouTube

At Liverpool's Sound City conference, record business insiders discuss the world's biggest music platform and its "big scary lawyers".

By May 22, 2015

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XKCD cartoonist's new book: 'Thing Explainer'

Like his "Up Goer Five" explanation of Saturn V rockets, Randall Munroe's next book marries a highly constrained vocabulary with detailed diagrams to explain everything from planes to plate tectonics.

By May 13, 2015

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Blizzard explains why it removed Heroes of the Storm character's cigar

Blizzard explains where Tychus Findlay's cigar went.

By May 25, 2015

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Bill Nye, Neil deGrasse Tyson explain why you should support solar sailing

The Planetary Society gets ready to launch its LightSail -- which travels via photon bombardment -- with the help of a Kickstarter campaign.

By May 12, 2015

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Convection vs. conventional ovens explained

Skip the souffles but not the cookies: Sharon Profis shares some tips on what's different about convection ovens.

By May 6, 2015

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Thumbs-up: Bill Nye explains 'Star Wars' holograms using emoji

How do holograms work? Why don't we have holograms as they were imagined in "Star Wars"? Watch Bill Nye answer all your hologram-related questions using emoji.

By May 4, 2015

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What fuels Saturn's superstorms? New theory explains 'great white spots'

They're massive, violent and full of lightning, and they only arrive every 20 to 30 years. What drives Saturn's storms may be the weight of water.

By April 14, 2015

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Professor explains whether cat is going up or down stairs

Technically Incorrect: An image of a cat on the stairs has captivated the Web and divided lovers and families. It needs an academic to sort it out.

By April 11, 2015