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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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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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Woman impaled while texting and driving

A Colorado woman says she looked down at her phone for just a moment. Her truck struck metal railing, which pierced her vehicle -- and then her.

By September 2, 2014

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In paralysis, finding freedom via brain-wave tech

ALS patient and advocate Eric Valor is part of an experimental project to test out a brain-wave-reading headset, technology that could one day give paralyzed people more independence.

By August 30, 2014

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HP recalls 6M laptop power cords for 'fire and burn hazard'

Those power cords that connect to Compaq notebooks, mini notebook computers, and certain accessories can overheat and cause burns or property damage.

By August 26, 2014

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Twitter to delete images of deceased family members on request

Policy revamp comes a week after Robin Williams' daughter abandoned Twitter after gruesome images of her late father were sent to her on the social network.

By August 19, 2014

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3D-printed face implant gets FDA approval

FDA gives the nod to a 3D-printed facial implant that can be customized for individual patients in need of facial-reconstruction surgery.

By August 19, 2014