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​Facebook quashes "myths" about in-app audio recognition

After announcing a new feature that allows smartphone users to record sound for Shazam-like audio recognition, Facebook has moved to reassure its users that it is not listening in or recording conversations.

By June 3, 2014

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A skeletal bestiary of myth (pictures)

Brian Richardson's 3D-printed skeletons are inspired by myths and legends from around the world.

6 Images By May 29, 2014

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MythBuster Kari Byron helping White House tout science

Fourth-annual science fair is dedicated to getting girls into STEM subjects. Who better to help than the famous MythBuster?

By May 24, 2014

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Top 5: MORE fuel economy myths!

We received a ton of e-mail about our "Top 5 fuel economy myths" segment and many of those messages we got from you were pointing out even MORE fuel economy myths. Here is a Top 5 that you came up with!

By March 3, 2014

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Even the MythBusters can't herd cats

Adam Savage and Jamie Hyneman prove that maybe it's not quite so easy to get cats to do what you want. Then again, maybe they just didn't have enough fish flakes on hand.

By February 26, 2014

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Ready the lightsabers! MythBusters test 'Star Wars' moments

The "MythBusters" team takes on Ewok battle tactics, the risky Princess Leia rescue, and a smelly snow survival trick using a dead tauntaun. Savage and gang dish "Star Wars" to Crave's Bonnie Burton.

By January 3, 2014

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Top 5 fuel-saving myths

There are plenty of myths about car tech and modern driving, maybe none more than in the area of fuel economy. Here are five myths about what saves gas in your car.

By December 9, 2013

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8 myths about wearable tech

commentary Wearable devices are predominantly technical fascinations at the moment, but they have widespread market potential -- if misconceptions can be set straight.

By October 24, 2013

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Does it go to '11,' and other myths about volume

The Audiophiliac muses about why gearheads fixate on wattage and power.

By August 31, 2013

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Ep. 1222: Where we bust myths and eardrums

New York's Mayor Bloomberg is putting out a call for young people to turn down their music players to protect their ears, but are consumers unjust casualties of the music industry's war on loud music? We'll turn the spotlight on headphone manufacturers and find out exactly why digital music is making us go deaf.

By March 7, 2013