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Penguin parenting secret: Adult poop benefits the babies

Behold the power of poop! Penguins can melt an entire sheet of ice with the stinky stuff, researchers discover. Don't worry, it's for a good cause.

By May 4, 2015

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Furby Boom: It's back, and making offspring on your tablet

Hasbro's newly announced follow-up to last year's Furby reboot gets even stranger than before: breeding new Furbies, earning Furbucks...and making poop.

By July 22, 2013

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Living woolly mammoths could roam the tundra again soon

Scientists have sequenced a nearly complete woolly mammoth genome, which should bolster efforts to resurrect the Stone Age zoological rock star.

By April 24, 2015

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Meet Furbacca, the new 'Star Wars' Furby

Furby is back and ready to take on the galaxy as everyone's favorite Wookiee. He sounds like Chewbacca and even hums the "Star Wars" theme song.

By February 12, 2015

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Jaden and Willow Smith poem generator echoes your soul's stirrings

Need a little poetic inspiration? Turn to an online poetry generator filled with celebrity teens Willow and Jaden Smith's musings on the nature of time and duality consciousness.

By November 18, 2014

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'Craziest OkCupid date ever' becoming a movie

"No Baggage" will be based on a writer's essay about her spontaneous three-week trip around the world with a guy she met online.

By September 24, 2014

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A horror novel hidden in an IKEA-like catalog

Horrorstör doesn't look like a traditional horror novel, but it promises a chilling look at what it's like to be a modern worker.

By September 5, 2014

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Tech makes inroads in Myanmar

Since the military dictatorship ended three years ago, smartphones and more have been gaining momentum in Myanmar. But it's still very early days.

By July 6, 2014

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Here's a photo of Bill Gates feeding the world's deadliest animal

Bill Gate reemerges on Reddit to share an unusual image that ties into his work through the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.

By April 30, 2014

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Fruit flies fitted with tiny backpacks to save farms

The CSIRO is putting RFID sensors on Queensland fruit flies to study their behaviour in the hopes of saving Queensland's crops.

By April 3, 2014