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How do you type 'goal' in Spanish? Can you say 'repetitive stress injury'?

Facebook's data team reports that World Cup watching users are having quite the O-gasms when they post news of goals.

By July 2, 2014

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Bruising pants help Paralympians locate injuries

A specially designed pair of pants uses pressure-sensitive film and dye packs to help athletes who can't feel pain find where they have been injured.

By June 19, 2014

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Flying car crashes and burns in Florida

Police in Marion County say two people were hurt after a Maverick flying car crashed and caught fire.

By October 21, 2014

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Pioneering procedure helps paralyzed man walk again

Cells harvested from a patient's nose helped return function to a damaged spinal cord. Now he is able to walk with help from ropes and guide bars.

By October 22, 2014

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How risky is your Uber ride? Maybe more than you think

When you agree to Uber's terms and conditions, you basically sign your life away, consumer advocates say. So then, what happens when a driver hits you on the head with a hammer, as one passenger claims?

By October 8, 2014

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Tomorrow Daily 054: The human hamster wheel, Tokyo Game Show 2014, bruise suits, and more

We can't decide if we love or hate this hybrid standing-slash-treadmill desk. Sure, it's in the shape of a gigantic hamster wheel, and you'll be the laughingstock of your office... but doesn't it also seem kind of fun?

By September 18, 2014

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Tomorrow Daily 054: The human hamster wheel, Tokyo Game Show 2014, bruise suits, and more

On today's show, we get a good laugh out of the human hamster wheel that's also a standing desk, squeal like tweens over Tokyo Game Show trailers, and marvel at the brilliance of a "bruise suit" created to help Paralympians identify potential injuries.

By September 18, 2014

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Device allows completely paralysed rats to walk again

By electrically stimulating the severed part of the spinal cord, scientists are able to precisely control in real-time the limbs of a paralysed rat -- and human trials are on the way.

By September 28, 2014

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Earth-buzzing asteroid may have dropped meteorite on Nicaragua

Daredevil asteroid 2014 RC slid by close to Earth Sunday, but it may have left a parting gift in the form of a meteorite crater in Nicaragua.

By September 8, 2014

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Police: Driver browsing Facebook at 85 mph kills 89-year-old

20-year-old Abby Slatten was allegedly speeding while scrolling pictures on Facebook. Police say she plowed into another car, with fatal results.

By September 5, 2014