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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


Google to test same-day grocery delivery service

The search giant is expanding its delivery options to include fresh foods like fruits and vegetables as it competes with rivals like Amazon. First stops: San Francisco and a to-be-named city.

By September 8, 2015


Facebook video shows cop saying 'eye contact' is reason to stop driver

Why do some people now automatically film the police during traffic stops? A video of an Ohio police officer stopping a black driver adds one more piece of evidence.

By August 31, 2015


Emoji-happy man takes DUI selfie with arresting officer

Technically Incorrect: An Iowa man who admits to being under the influence of pot asks his arresting officer to pose with him for a Snapchat selfie. The officer happily obliges.

By August 10, 2015


More searches for Deez Nuts than Hillary Clinton, Google says

Technically Incorrect: Sometimes, presidential candidates come out of nowhere. The 15-year-old Deez Nuts is one of those.

By August 21, 2015


Mysterious ancient star chart shows foreign skies

A star chart carved into the ceiling of an ancient tomb in Japan is believed to be the world's oldest, and may show the sky as it was seen from China.

By July 19, 2015


Obama unveils ConnectHome to get low-income households online

The pilot program will launch in 27 cities and one tribal nation and reach more than 275,000 low-income households. Some communities will receive broadband connections at no charge.

By July 15, 2015


Teeny tiny robotic tentacles can grasp an ant without hurting it

Pneumatically powered tiny tentacles enable robots to grasp and handle tiny, delicate objects without damaging them.

By June 22, 2015


'Top Chef Ape Edition'? Chimps may have mental capacity to cook

Chimpanzees may not only be able to learn how to cook, but prefer a cooked meal over a raw one, a new study says. They'd look funny in those poofy chef hats, however.

By June 3, 2015


Former HP CEO Carly Fiorina joins Republican presidential fray

Fiorina proclaims on her "Carly for President" website that her time at Hewlett-Packard will prepare her well for the White House.

By May 4, 2015