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CT scan finds mummified monk inside 1,000-year-old Buddha

A Chinese statue of the Buddha dating back to around 1100 AD is more than just a statue -- it's the final resting place of a Buddhist master.

By February 22, 2015

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Woman's donated leg mummified using ancient Egyptian practice

Using two legs from a cadaver, researchers in Switzerland baked one in an oven and covered the other in a salt solution to try to re-create ancient mummification. One method was successful.

By May 27, 2015

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Crave Ep. 193: Zyro, a drone you can play tennis with

Swing the controller and throw around a drone instead of a ball: the Zyro drone can even be tossed around by another drone, if you're looking to start a drone sports league.

By February 26, 2015

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Want to die on Mars? We discuss on the next CraveCast

All the cool space-geek kids are signing up to die on Mars these days. The CraveCast crew discusses Mars One, what Neil Armstrong kept from the moon and more this Tuesday at noon PT.

By February 23, 2015

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Deflategate: NFL consults with physicists

Technically Incorrect: It seems one can never know enough about how temperature affects the air pressure in a football. As part of its investigation, the NFL team reportedly is researching gas physics. Really.

By January 28, 2015

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The LP revival gets its groove back at Blue Note

The venerable label celebrates its 75th anniversary with a slew of new and classic reissued LPs.

By April 23, 2014

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Fully functional 114-part tape measure 3D printed in one print run

An aeromechanical engineer has managed to design and 3D print a fully functional, fully assembled tape measure.

By March 23, 2014

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Sherlock returns! Mini-episode grants fans early Xmas wish

Dr. John Watson, DI Lestrade, a very haggard Anderson, and Sherlock Holmes himself star in "Many Happy Returns," a mini-episode leading up to the premiere of season 3 of "Sherlock."

By December 24, 2013

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Amateur effort finds new largest prime number

A Missouri professor, one of a team of nearly 100,000 volunteers, has found a highly unusual 17 million digit number -- and brought a prime-hunting project closer to a $150,000 prize.

By February 6, 2013

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My cyborg sister: When life-saving gadgets break down

A piece of silicone less than 2 inches wide keeps my sister alive. When a family member's life depends on a medical device, writes Crave editor Leslie Katz, technology takes on a whole new meaning.

By August 21, 2012