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This dwarf planet may contain more freshwater than Earth

Using the Herschel Telescope, the European Space Agency has detected water vapor on Ceres, the largest and roundest object in the asteroid belt. And it just may have a whole lot of it.

By January 22, 2014

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Battery uses freshwater, salt water to produce power

Stanford researchers have come up with a rechargeable battery that takes advantage of the difference in salinity between salt water and freshwater to produce electricity and charge itself.

By April 1, 2011

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NASA discovery of Kepler-10c steps up claims for alien life

A newly revealed rocky mega-planet shows the universe was capable of creating extraterrestrial-friendly worlds shortly after the Big Bang.

By June 3, 2014

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New fast texting world record holder is, gosh, a teen

Marcel Fernandes Filho can text perfectly at inhuman speeds. That's what it takes to be a Guinness World Record holder.

By May 15, 2014

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Where badass fish climb rock cliffs... with their mouths

Some of the world's toughest rock climbers live on Hawaii's Big Island, where they scale sheer rock the equivalent of a 26-mile vertical marathon.

By February 25, 2014

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What is the most beautiful flagship phone?

A whole crop of new superphones is upon us, each one dazzling us with its design. We want you to tell us which you think is the most beautiful.

By May 1, 2014

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Sony Xperia ZR dives down 1.5m for waterproof HD jollies

Sony's bringing out a new waterproof Xperia just in time for summer -- the Xperia ZR can survive up to half an hour in the wet stuff.

By May 13, 2013

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Filtered water wherever you go

While many kitchens have filtered water, you may not have it everywhere else you go. With the Self-Filtering Water Bottle, you can get filtered water wherever you go.

By December 19, 2009

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NASA launches Landsat Earth observation satellite

The eighth spacecraft in a four-decade-long program to monitor the planet's surface is successfully boosted into orbit, kicking off an $855 million mission.

By February 11, 2013

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Woman claims fastest texter in the world title

A woman goes to a Samsung roadshow and is encouraged to try to beat the world texting record. She smashes it by almost 10 seconds.

By August 23, 2010