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MIT's robo-cheetah can now see and jump over obstacles

The robotic cheetah MIT has been working on can now autonomously detect and jump over obstacles while running at 5 miles per hour.

By May 29, 2015

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Apple v. Samsung

The electronics titans square off in a tangled tale of mobile technology, centered on Apple's iPhone and iPad, that delves into where one company's designs end and another's begin.

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Engineering students extinguish fire with sound

A pair of engineering students created a new type of fire extinguisher that uses sound waves to put out flames.

By March 26, 2015

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Green scream: The top 10 Shia LaBeouf motivational mashup videos

When Shia LaBeouf, a movie star who's no longer famous (his words), went crazy in front of a green screen for an art school video, the Internet stepped in to do what it does best.

By June 4, 2015

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Watch a man play guitar while undergoing brain surgery

Technically Incorrect: A Brazilian man undergoes brain surgery while playing a Beatles song on his guitar. Because, what else is he going to do?

By June 4, 2015

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Ruling in Apple v. Motorola throws wrench in Apple v. Samsung

Apple and Samsung will have one hour each to present more testimony Monday, rather than wrap up evidence Friday, because of an appeals court ruling related to one of the patents at issue in the case.

By April 25, 2014

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Lost Explorers: The unrealized vision of Google Glass

When Google unveiled its smart and controversial eyewear three years ago, some early tech adopters tried to do their part by eagerly pushing for Glass acceptance. The world pushed back.

By May 26, 2015

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That hush-hush Air Force space plane just headed back into orbit

The X-37B -- undertaking its fourth mission -- shared its rocket ride back to space with an experimental LightSail spacecraft provided by the Bill Nye-backed Planetary Society.

By May 20, 2015

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Microsoft's charm offensive is actually working (a little)

Technically Incorrect: Four new ads from Microsoft feature Cortana and are human and amusing. Is this one more step toward a new, more-likable Microsoft?

By May 16, 2015

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Hide! MIT's robotic cheetah no longer needs a leash

MIT improves its robo-cheetah by giving it the ability to bound and run around outside while untethered.

By September 15, 2014

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Watch: How to survive a free-falling elevator

Lonely Planet offers its advice on how to live through an elevator crash. But is the information really sound?

By May 4, 2015