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Flying bee robot uses an insect-inspired eye

BeeRotor is the first aerial robot that can fly over uneven terrain using visual input to stabilise -- not an accelerometer.

By March 10, 2015

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Scariest thing you'll see today: A glow-in-the-dark millipede

A fascinating New York Times video explains why some species of millipedes glow in the dark. No, it's not to turn your nightmares into reality.

By June 29, 2015

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Crave Ep. 158: Bill Gates feeds his own blood to insects, for science!

Bill Gates pledges $40 million -- and his own blood -- to the Indonesia Health Fund. Plus, underwear that protects your private parts from public radiation.

By May 2, 2014

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Bill Gates feeds his own blood to insects, for science!, Ep. 158

Bill Gates pledges $40 million -- and his own blood -- to the Indonesia Health Fund. Plus, underwear that protects your private parts from public radiation.

By May 2, 2014

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Meet the soul-sucking 'Dementor' wasp

A wasp that leaves its victims helplessly uncoordinated before dragging them away gets named after the paralyzing apparitions from the "Harry Potter" series.

By May 28, 2015

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Watch a robotic cockroach launch a robotic bird

Researchers at the University of California, Berkeley have designed a system that allows its VelociRoach robot to launch an ornithopter micro-aerial vehicle.

By May 26, 2015

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Kermit's advice for newly discovered look-alike frog: 'Shorten your name'

In an official statement from Disney, the famous frog reacts to a new species that looks just like him, and offers some wisdom to his new doppelganger.

By April 23, 2015

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New 'Ant-Man' trailer offers first look at bad-guy Yellowjacket in action

Stellar effects, a "suit"ably intimidating nemesis, and just a few jokes show that "Ant-Man" could be one of summer's most entertaining films.

By April 13, 2015

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Microsoft boosts Bing image search with more relevant information

After searching for an image, users can find all kinds of details, including places to buy a product, related searches and Pinterest data.

By April 10, 2015

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Amazon Dash Buttons seem cool, but we want more customizability (Tomorrow Daily 155)

We like the idea of Amazon's new Dash Buttons, but we're also kind of bummed they only have specific products and companies to choose from. Also, we'd love for Dash Buttons to work with Amazon Now, so we can get our (literal) one-click orders ASAP.

By April 2, 2015