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kangaroos

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Right-handed or left-handed? Kangaroos actually have a preference

Primate mammals aren't the only species with hand preferences. A study shows that kangaroos mostly prefer using their left paws over their right when it comes to eating, grooming and possibly boxing.

By June 18, 2015

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Watch a kangaroo punch a drone out of the sky

A drone operator in Australia underestimated the power of an angry roo.

By December 22, 2014

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Squishy, flexible Kangaroo Light goes anywhere

The offbeat designers who brought us the Ostrich Pillow get glowy with a flexible LED mat made to tuck into strange places.

By May 20, 2014

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Robotic kangaroo generates its own energy

Festo has once again turned to nature to build a gesture-controlled robotic kangaroo that stores and uses the kinetic energy of its own motion.

By April 6, 2014

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Chimp heard playing a mean drum solo, but is it music?

After a chimp is recorded pounding a bucket, researchers run the beats through digital audio software. Please say the ape was playing a Bananarama song.

By June 23, 2015

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Pay tribute to your drone overlords with the CraveCast

Drones are everywhere! Thanks in part to the fact that they can go just about anywhere. On the next CraveCast, the crew discusses life in drone world.

By March 17, 2015

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Dish lets kangaroo out of pouch at CES (live blog)

Dish goes kangaroo crazy as it announces "Hopper," a DVR that lets users watch recorded shows via "Joey" units throughout the house.

By January 9, 2012

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Carry your iPad like a baby kangaroo

I'm not sure I'm ready to use my iPad like some sort of techno-kangaroo, but that doesn't mean others aren't. New bags from Assero Industries fill that niche.

By January 26, 2011

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The best April Fool's jokes in our round-up, Google wins

Submarine servers, 8-bit Google Maps, an unusual Google doodle, and more in our April Fool's round-up.

By April 1, 2012

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CES Moment of Zen: Awkward hugs

Today is Press Day at the Consumer Electronics Show. And the day brought more than one awkward onstage encounter with unlikely friends.

By January 9, 2012