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New tool for grading Iowa kids in gym class? Heart rate monitors

No more slacking in PE -- at least not in the schools in Dubuque, Iowa. Starting this year, the district will require students to wear the devices.

By August 18, 2014

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Facebook confirms state-of-the-art data center in Iowa

With 1 billion users and growing, the social network needs more servers to keep up with the constant flux of information.

By April 23, 2013

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This is why people use phones to film police

A routine traffic stop in Iowa turns into a police officer trying to trick the driver into admitting he has pot. His reasoning? The driver must have pot because he's into frisbee golf.

By October 13, 2014

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A stranger in my bed: Testing the Wakie app

Crave's Michael Franco spends a week getting woken up by people from all over the world, and the results are eye-opening.

By September 18, 2014

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Your texts displayed on the big screen

Who wouldn't want to comment on the movie while it's playing? You can now in China via a special section of the screen that accommodates texts.

By August 19, 2014

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Man makes 'humorous' mugshot his Facebook profile pic

Robert Burt's new mugshot shows him wearing a T-shirt depicting his previous mugshot. Art or asinine?

By August 18, 2014

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Data jockeys tackle the chaos of severe weather

At the national Storm Prediction Center, meteorologists work non-stop to forecast the tornadoes and severe thunderstorms that plague the U.S. CNET Road Trip stopped by to visit.

By July 18, 2014

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Oculus Rift... for chickens?!

Second Livestock asks the question: would battery chickens be happier if they lived in a virtual reality? Would we?

By May 19, 2014

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Bring home the boozy bacon with whiskey-bred pigs

One distillery wants to make bacon even better (is that possible?) by turning regular pigs into tasty, whiskey-enhanced swine for salivating chefs and foodies.

By May 13, 2014

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U.S. Cellular leans further into LTE in 2014

The wireless provider will expands faster 4G connectivity to more than 1,200 cell towers this year, bolstering coverage in 13 states.

By April 8, 2014