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Not-so-calm owl is your new viral online overlord

Behold the birth of a meme as a news clip of a "calm" owl makes wacky waves across the Internet.

By August 17, 2015


Watch Bilbo the owl deliver wedding rings a la 'Harry Potter'

A wedding ceremony in the UK gets a visit from a most unlikely ring bearer.

By May 26, 2015


Early bird or night owl? It could be in your genes

Being a morning person or a night owl could be genetic, suggests a study based on the habits of fruit flies. Waiter, there's a fly in my coffee!

By May 15, 2015


Human gene editing is about to happen, but don't freak out just yet

Commentary: A British research team has gotten the go-ahead to edit the DNA of a human embryo using breakthrough tech that could cure cancer -- or bring on a comic-book-style mutant apocalypse.

By February 5, 2016


This tour of the Harry Potter hotel will leave you spellbound

You may be a Muggle, but you can still vacation like Harry Potter. Stay at the Wizard Chambers located inside the Georgian House Hotel in London. No owl or wand required.

By October 30, 2014


Stick your iPhone in this owl and sleep with it

Apparently, 75 percent of iPhone users go to bed with their phone. That's a hoot, and now they can sleep with a phone inside a toy owl.

By June 8, 2011


TiaLinx's Owl can detect people in containers

The Owl1-A uses an ultrawide band radio frequency beam to detect people hiding in containers. Will it find the rats, too?

By April 8, 2011


Edward Lear celebrated with Google doodle

The author of The Owl and the Pussycat has been celebrated with a Google doodle.

By May 12, 2012


Samsung Galaxy Note ad mocks Apple fans, again

Samsung's poking fun at Apple fans again, this time in the Superb Owl ad for the Galaxy Note, starring, er, Justin Hawkins?

By February 6, 2012


Beamer, the iPhone case for night owls

The latest offering by the Quirky design collaborative is an iPhone case with a built in LED light for use as both a flashlight or a camera flash.

By November 7, 2009