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See a diver high-five (high-fin?) a great white shark

A diver in the waters off the coast of Guadalupe Island gets out of the cage and exchanges a friendly slap with a massive shark that could easily eat your face.

By June 11, 2015

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YouTube pays (more) stars to make new shows

The video site is paying top stars again, investing in popular entertainers like Smosh and the Fine Brothers of "Kids React..." fame to make new shows and feature-length movies.

By April 28, 2015

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​Generation YouTube: Today's fastest-rising stars aren't coming out of Hollywood

Thanks to the popularity of online media sites like YouTube, mainstream entertainment soon may look more like that kid clowning around in front of a laptop camera.

By April 23, 2015

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Meet Smosh: Big stars on small screens (Q&A)

A YouTube comedy twosome famed among teens, Smosh has an audience to beat top-rated TV shows -- even if "real TV" is the one place they're not interested in going.

By March 25, 2015

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For $110, this man built an earthquake warning system

A professor at UC Berkeley (in California's earthquake country) has created a prototype device that warns of pending quake-related rumbles and could be installed as easily as a home fire alarm.

By September 8, 2014

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Teens prefer YouTube stars to Hollywood celebs, survey says

If you're between 13 and 18, you're apparently more enamored of Smosh than Jennifer Lawrence.

By August 6, 2014

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Eich resignation as Mozilla CEO as messy as his appointment

Brendan Eich stepping down as CEO solves Mozilla's immediate publicity problem, but many are torn about consequences of losing him as a leader and free-speech implications.

By April 3, 2014

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Yitang Zhang: A prime-number proof and a world of persistence

An exciting breakthrough by an academic little known before last year is firing up mathematicians. Now even playwrights are getting in on the act.

By February 12, 2014

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Can smart guns slash gun violence? Silicon Valley says yes

Star investor Ron Conway is among those behind a series of $1 million challenges aimed at using technology to improve gun safety. The key? Find ways to make sure only guns' owners are able to fire them.

By January 28, 2014

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Some of our favorite Nintendo 2DS jabs so far

Oh, snap! And we're not just talking about the lack of a hinge here. Word of Nintendo's new budget-friendly non-foldable handheld gaming device gets the jokes flowing.

By August 28, 2013