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Apple's iOS is an illness, says new HTC ad

Technically Incorrect: In an ad that mocks rival phones and disorders in equal measure, HTC offers its latest attempt to outdo its last attempt at strange advertising. Yes, iOS is Irritable Operating System, apparently.

By April 26, 2015

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Birth month may correlate to some diseases (bad news, October)

Columbia University scientists find correlations between certain birth months and the risk of contracting 55 diseases. Because birthdays aren't depressing enough on their own.

By June 8, 2015

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Swimming pool red-eye isn't from chlorine (It's from urine)

Technically Incorrect: The US Healthy Swimming Program says that when your eyes go red and stingy in the pool it's caused by a chemical reaction between chlorine and urine.

By June 25, 2015

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Amazon Prime Music is cool, but for now I'll stick with Spotify

Commentary: Amazon has launched its own music streaming service, but Crave's Eric Mack finds it doesn't quite stack up to Spotify, at least not yet.

By June 12, 2014

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Crazy Minecrafter built a pixel artwork from over 1.1 million blocks

This picture of video game characters Kerrigan, Deathwing and Diablo is made out of pixels, but not the kind you think: Each pixel is a Minecraft voxel.

By June 24, 2015

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New York health officials track down foodborne illnesses using Yelp

NY's Department of Health and Mental Hygiene uses software to look for words like "sick" and "vomit" in Yelp reviews.

By May 23, 2014

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Sure I'll clean my room: Apps to motivate children

If you’ve ever had a stubborn child refuse to do his or her chores, this Tech Minute is for you. CNET's Kara Tsuboi reports on two websites that can help motivate children to complete their tasks by offering various rewards as incentive.

By May 8, 2014

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DARPA wants to engineer fake bacteria to patrol the human gut

By building synthetic bacteria that can be taken in pill form, DARPA-funded researchers seek to keep our digestive systems in fighting form.

By June 16, 2015

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Using electricity to give your brain a boost? Not so fast...

Do-it-yourselfers using electrical currents to stimulate their brains may be doing more harm than good.

By May 6, 2015

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Meet Da Poke Shack, one of finest restaurants in the US -- according to Yelp

The power of the Internet makes a takeout joint in Kona, Hawaii, one of the highest-reviewed US restaurants on Yelp.

By May 3, 2015