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Spider glides from the sky, can choose where it lands

A spider discovered in the forests of Panama and Peru can control the direction of its glide as it falls from the treetops.

By August 20, 2015

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Sprint unveils free calls, texts to Canada and Mexico

The wireless carrier's Open World plan will also charge five cents per minute for calls to Latin America, the Dominican Republic and over 180 countries around the world.

By August 11, 2015

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US Army tests tiny drones that can latch onto utility belts, Ep. 205

This week on Crave, we read some tweets sent by peeved potholes in Panama City and test-fly a teeny tiny military-grade drone. Plus, a hovering tricycle keeps our dreams of speeder bikes alive -- if the blades don't chop off our heads, that is. It's the Crave show!

By June 4, 2015

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The meta-frog: CT scan reveals frog inside another frog

A scientist examining frog samples found an unexpected surprise in one of the frogs: another frog.

By June 11, 2015

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Crave Ep. 205: US Army tests tiny drones that can latch onto utility belts

With drones getting smaller and more powerful, the US Army special forces is testing some expensive handheld surveillance models.

By June 4, 2015

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These frustrated potholes tweet complaints straight to the authorities

Plenty of people tweet gripes about potholes going unrepaired. Now the potholes themselves are tweeting their frustration.

By June 1, 2015

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Panama potholes get fixed after tweeting out post-impact complaints (Tomorrow Daily 187)

We love the idea behind these auto-tweeting potholes: cars hit the potholes, a sensor sitting inside the crater sends out a tweet describing the impact and local public works departments get asked for a fix. Clever and functional!

By June 2, 2015

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Sprint to offer free international data roaming

Sprint hopes to attract new customers with a plan designed to give global travelers free data roaming in 15 countries. But will it be enough of an incentive?

By April 10, 2015

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How poison dart frogs could de-ice airplane wings

Poison dart frogs can kill predators with super-toxic venom released through their skin. They can also inspire a system to keep airplane wings ice free.

By March 25, 2015

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AT&T ushers in the cross-country call, 100 years ago

On January 25, 1915, AT&T completed the first transcontinental telephone call in the US, after completing the challenging stretch from Denver to San Francisco.

By January 25, 2015