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What's cooler than a cyborg? A Lego cyborg, naturally

Lego and robotics enthusiast Diavo Voltaggio has built himself not just any robot arm, but a robot arm using Lego Mindstorms.

By August 11, 2014

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7-foot-tall hedgehog piques 'Natural Curiosities'

A giant hedgehog statue is spotted in London's Clapham Common after a survey reveals many Brits have never seen one in the wild. Naturalist Sir David Attenborough hopes to educate the masses about such creatures on his new show.

By February 21, 2014

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Boston Acoustics TVee One is a natural

The Boston Acoustics TVee One is a natural-sounding upgrade to your current TV's audio, and it costs considerably less than its competitors.

By May 6, 2014

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Plane's engine catches fire, passenger films it (naturally)

The engine of a BAe-146 jet flying in Australia starts spouting flames soon after takeoff. Who wouldn't want to get some footage of that?

By April 30, 2014

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A bionic ankle so natural, it's worth a happy dance

An artificial ankle created at the MIT Media Lab is made of chips and sensors that work together to adjust ankle stiffness, power, and position. One wearer was able to dance the rumba.

By April 17, 2014

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What the tech business hasn't yet grasped about human nature

Genevieve Bell, Intel's in-house anthropologist, sees constants in our behavior that could mean big bucks for businesses that find a way to capitalize on them.

By February 25, 2014

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Scientists accidentally record ball lightning in nature for first time

Chinese researchers have done the seemingly impossible: observed and recorded an instance of ball lightning completely by accident. And it bodes well for a decade-old theory about the nature of the conundrum.

By January 17, 2014

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Scientists find natural hormone that counteracts marijuana high

Pregnenolone might be released by the body to fight the nice feelings created by pot. At least that's what French scientists believe.

By January 5, 2014

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Yahoo buys Siri-like natural language software startup

SkyPhrase could help Yahoo fold speech recognition into more of its products.

By December 2, 2013

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Car Tech 101: Inside natural-gas cars

Natural gas -- you can run a car on it and costs about $2 a gallon. Why are we burning anything else? A number of reasons today, maybe few or none tomorrow.

By September 30, 2013