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A new supermassive black hole puzzles scientists

Scientists have found a black hole 12 billion times more massive than the Sun that was formed so soon after the Big Bang it's challenging what we know about black holes.

By February 26, 2015

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Superheroes battle Megatron in fan-made short: Who will win?

Megatron is set to take over the Earth, and it's up to the superheroes from Marvel and DC Comics to stop him. Watch the action play out in this short fan-made mega trailer.

By February 23, 2015

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'Cross the street, then update Facebook,' says new road sign

Technically Incorrect: The picturesque city of Hayward, California, decides it must have road signs that reflect our modern world.

By February 13, 2015

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Foxconn says no, actually, we're not reducing our workforce

A new report suggests that Foxconn will cut back on its workers, but the company says it's only reducing the pace of employee recruitment.

By January 27, 2015

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A guide to spotting bright Comet Lovejoy

The first big comet-spotting opportunity of the year is already under way. Here's how to head outside this month to spy a steaming space rock called Lovejoy.

By January 10, 2015

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Five ways to lower your smartphone data consumption

Which apps and services are the worst offenders when it comes to chewing through your data plan?

By January 7, 2015

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App creator pays off parents' mortgage for Christmas (Try not to cry)

Joe Riquelme, creator of Videoshop, decides there's only one way to repay his parents. The YouTube video of the gift-giving has already enjoyed more than 7 million views.

By December 29, 2014

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World's fastest 2D camera can capture 100 billion frames per second

A new 2D camera developed by a team of biomedical engineers is the fastest ever made, able to image light phenomena in more detail than ever before.

By December 3, 2014

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It's 2014. Why is my battery stuck in the '90s?

The devices we all rely on continue to evolve radically. So why has the battery industry failed? Here's how you can take charge.

By December 2, 2014

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Feel the Antares rocket explosion in close-up, lens-shattering footage

New video footage from October's accidental explosion of an Antares rocket shows the intense force felt at the launch pad.

By November 24, 2014