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Houston Rockets cause outrage with horseshoot tweet

Technically Incorrect: After defeating the Dallas Mavericks in the NBA playoffs, whoever mans the Houston Rockets Twitter account decides to mimic a horse being shot by a gun.

By April 28, 2015

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Uber's background checks don't catch criminals, says Houston

After a passenger was allegedly raped by her Uber driver, the Texas city threatens to shut down the ride-hailing service. Uber says it will comply with the city's rules.

By April 17, 2015

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Homebrewed morphine? It's now possible, say researchers

If you have the right strain of yeast and some sugar, whipping up drugs in your kitchen would be almost as easy as brewing a batch of beer.

By May 19, 2015

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Caffeine may help men wake up in more ways than one (wink, wink)

The latest study on the magic, wake-up juice found that men who drink two to three cups of coffee a day may be able to reduce their risk of erectile dysfunction by 42 percent.

By May 20, 2015

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Mom reports son for allegedly stealing iPad from 2-year-old

Technically Incorrect: A Houston mom sees surveillance video of a young man taking an iPad from a child and pushing the child. Then she thinks she recognizes the young man.

By April 30, 2015

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Microsoft awarded patent for glasses that know how those around you feel

Technically Incorrect: A "wearable emotion detection feedback system" is exactly what you want from your eyewear, isn't it? It is. Don't you want to know how those around you really feel?

By April 29, 2015

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AT&T sends 83-year-old man $24,000 bill (for dial-up)

Technically Incorrect: A California man is flummoxed when AT&T insists he must pay a massive bill that he's sure he didn't deserve.

By April 29, 2015

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GetTaxi becomes Gett, starts ordering takeaways, plumbers and massages

The taxi app and Uber rival rebrands, and will also let you order a variety of third-party services.

By April 28, 2015

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You can still buy a brand new DeLorean, straight from the factory

The original DeLorean factory in Northern Ireland may be long gone but you can still buy a factory fresh example of the most iconic gull-winged doored car of all time. XCAR went to Houston to find out more.

April 16, 2015

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Can one woman change the way Uber operates?

After allegedly being raped by her Uber driver in Delhi, an Indian woman sues the US-based ride-hailing service on its home turf. She's asking Uber to "overhaul" its safety measures around the world.

By April 25, 2015