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iPhone 6 Plus takes on liquid nitrogen and a sledgehammer

Life is tough if you're a new iPhone. A torture test goes into cold territory and follows it up with a blow from a sledgehammer.

By September 23, 2014

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Swimming pool red-eye isn't from chlorine (It's from urine)

Technically Incorrect: The US Healthy Swimming Program says that when your eyes go red and stingy in the pool it's caused by a chemical reaction between chlorine and urine.

By June 25, 2015

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Lexus channels its inner Marty McFly with working hoverboard prototype

Car company Lexus is working on a hoverboard, teasing the product with a short video showing off its prototype that flies using magnetic levitation.

By June 24, 2015

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Are these the stars that shaped the universe?

The Very Large Telescope has spotted signs that may indicate the presence of the oldest stars in the universe -- formed from matter created by the Big Bang.

By June 17, 2015

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See Verne Troyer (who played Mini-Me) annihilate an Apple Watch

The actor who portrayed Mini-Me isn't really evil, but he is one hell of a shot when it comes to the latest gadgets.

By May 6, 2015

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Breathe deep: How the ISS keeps astronauts alive

Shipping enough air to the International Space Station from Earth to keep the astronauts alive would be a costly business. Here's what they do instead.

By March 19, 2015

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Spacesuit aerogel technology makes these jackets toasty warm

Flexible aerogel insulation makes the Lukla Endeavour jacket thin, lightweight -- and excellent protection from the cold.

By March 10, 2015

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NASA creates ingredients of life in harsh simulated space conditions

New research might shed light on how we got here by demonstrating that chemical components of our DNA could be produced in the brutal conditions of space.

By March 4, 2015

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Liquid nitrogen-cooled Haswell chip hits 6.5GHz

The guys from Asrock show how a 3.5GHz Intel Core i7-4770K CPU can be overclocked to 6.5GHz using a subzero cooling setup at Computex.

By June 5, 2013

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NASA wants to build a floating city above the clouds of Venus

Venus exploration has been deemed off-limits due to its inhospitable climate -- but NASA believes Cloud City may be the answer.

By December 21, 2014