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Uber reaches 4x surge pricing as Sydney faces hostage lockdown

As a major hostage operation plays out in the centre of Sydney, Uber briefly reached record surge pricing for rides in the CBD, before changing tack and offering free rides for passengers trying to leave the city.

By December 14, 2014

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Wink wink: Bill Nye uses emojis to explain evolution

Just how good are emojis at communicating complex ideas? Bill Nye the Science Guy explains the theory of evolution with a series of the digital symbols. Smiley face.

By December 12, 2014

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Parks and Trek brings Ron Swanson aboard the Starship Enterprise

Cartoonist Neill Cameron's latest series features your favorite characters from "Parks and Recreation" as commanders in the "Star Trek" universe.

By December 10, 2014

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Lego Bill Gates reveals his favorite books of 2014

Bill Gates has transformed from man to Lego to share the best books he read in 2014, including one published in the '60s and one that's not yet released.

By December 9, 2014

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All aboard the poop bus, now farting around the UK

A bus in the UK is fueled by biomethane gas, which is produced by both food and human waste. But how bad does it actually smell?

By November 21, 2014

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Google tests subscription service for ad-free websites

The test for Google's Contributor program enables you to see a thank-you note instead of an advertisement on participating websites. The cost: $1 to $3 per month.

By November 21, 2014

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Elon Musk worries Skynet is only five years off

The Tesla and SpaceX CEO voices fears that artificial intelligence could become dangerous by the end of the decade.

By November 19, 2014

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Man maced after asking woman to turn off phone at movies

At a screening of the movie "Mr. Turner" in Hollywood, a phone becomes a flash point.

By November 11, 2014

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Jimmy Kimmel hologram gets its nose picked by country star

Making TV history, "Jimmy Kimmel Live" celebrates the Country Music Awards with hologram interviews and performances from country music stars Kacey Musgraves and Florida Georgia Line.

By November 6, 2014

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'Resident Evil' TV show to bring more zombies into your homes

After a series of movies based on the "Resident Evil" series of zombie-fighting games, German production house Constantin Film is bringing "Resident Evil" to a TV set near you.

By October 13, 2014