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Virtually there: How Google is readying VR for you

The search giant has a low-cost contraption made of cardboard that can turn any smartphone into a virtual reality headset. The goal: mass appeal.

By May 29, 2015

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Watch this drone shepherd round up its flock on an Irish farm

Two Irish brothers show a novel way to get the sheep on their family farm to go where they want. Maybe drones will be putting collies out of work.

By March 30, 2015

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Google's Project Vault is a security system disguised as a microSD card

The search giant's new project aims to make phones more secure by loading a microSD card that serves as a security powerhouse.

By May 29, 2015

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The bizarre theme park ride that simulates cremation

Technically Incorrect: A Chinese theme park places riders in a coffin and sends them into a chamber filled with hot air machines, so that they can feel what the end might be like.

By May 10, 2015

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The most influential pop-music genre? Science makes a ruling

Ch-ch-ch-ch-changes. A computer analysis of pop hits spanning 1960 to 2010 identifies three turning-point years in the evolution of music. Got any guesses?

By May 7, 2015

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​Generation YouTube: Today's fastest-rising stars aren't coming out of Hollywood

Thanks to the popularity of online media sites like YouTube, mainstream entertainment soon may look more like that kid clowning around in front of a laptop camera.

By April 23, 2015

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Adios, silicon: Why exotic designs are the future for the chips in your gadgets

Decades of progress creating conventional computer chips will stall in the coming years, forcing some far-out ideas on semiconductor makers. Carbon nanotubes or quantum computing, anyone?

By April 17, 2015

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Watch chimp smack drone out of air with tree branch

When you're a camera-shy chimp and your overlords want to film you with a drone, there's really only one course of action. Swat it out of the sky!

By April 13, 2015

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Crave Ep. 198: Bionic ants infest our lives -- and our nightmares

Beautifully designed autonomous bionic ants work together to solve a common task, taking life lessons from their role models, actual insects.

By April 2, 2015

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Google could bring Android Wear to iOS devices -- report

So far Android Wear is limited to Android devices. But could Google's software for wearables expand its horizons to the Apple realm?

By March 4, 2015