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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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The 404 1,486: Where we enlist citizen superheroes (podcast)

An app that enlists the help of CPR-certified citizens to help in local emergencies, proof that the Supreme Court knows squat about technology, the Tesla museum will soon become reality, what we can learn from putting an Oculus Rift on a chicken, and more!

By May 15, 2014

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GTA V for PC pops up on Amazon, but it's not yet official

Grand Theft Auto V might finally be coming to PC -- the blockbuster crimulator has popped up on Amazon Germany, listed for Windows.

By January 22, 2014

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World's first lab-grown burger cooked and eaten

The world's first lab-grown burger — a €250,000 piece of meat — has been cooked and eaten after five years in development.

By August 5, 2013

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Would you eat a 3D-printed burger?

We can already use a process called bioprinting to create organic tissue — now, a start-up is applying the process to making artificial meat.

By January 23, 2013

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How is a chicken like a Mercedes-Benz?

In its latest advert, Mercedes-Benz illustrates its new suspension technology by jiggling around a bunch of chickens.

By September 24, 2013

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Robot cowboys get cows moooving on the range

Researchers set loose a real-life electric rustler to round up livestock, and say the cows fared well with their new robotic herder.

By November 20, 2013

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Zynga cuts 520 workers and shutters several offices

The embattled social-games maker aims to cut up to $80 million in costs by culling employees across the company and closing offices in New York, Los Angeles, and Dallas.

By June 3, 2013

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Obama turns to Facebook to decide which turkey to pardon

Each year, the president picks a national turkey. This year, President Obama is letting Facebook users choose between Cobbler and Gobbler. But don't worry, the loser won't be anyone's dinner.

By November 20, 2012