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The pill-less placebo that just might make you happy

A team of researchers wants you to participate in The Placebo Happiness Study, which seeks to make everyone happy using the video equivalent of a sugar pill.

By May 20, 2014

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NYPD uses GPS-enabled pill bottle to catch alleged drugstore robber

A man robs a drugstore on the Upper East Side in New York. Police quickly track him down because the OxyContin bottle he was given was actually a dummy bottle equipped with GPS.

By May 18, 2014

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Nanotech 'sober pill' could one day de-drunk you

Newly developed nanocapsules could one day deliver alcohol-digesting enzymes into a person's system to quickly lower blood alcohol content.

By February 19, 2013

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Like turtle meat? Head to this state, says US 'food map'

Real estate site Estately.com continues its tradition of mapping unusual things onto these United States -- like "burgoos" and "Frito pies."

By September 4, 2014

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A Dre-ful ad celebrates the Apple-Beats deal (and then doesn't)

With two Beats Pills and a cameo by Siri, the spot spoofs a celebration by Dr. Dre. Then it disappears from the Twitter feed of Beats By Dre.

By August 3, 2014

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'Cloud Atlas' author publishes short story using Twitter

Author David Mitchell has released a new short story called "The Right Sort" piecemeal, less than 140 characters at a time.

By July 20, 2014

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Prevent a hangover with the worlds first 'sober pill'? Ep: 110

Scientists have created what may be the worlds first pill that can make you sober if you've had too much to drink. Russian meteorite fragments go up for sale on online as well as Milla Jovovich's shorts and later this year a man will have surgery to attach a bionic hand that can feel touch sensations.

By March 1, 2013

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Crave Ep. 110: Prevent a hangover with the world's first 'sober pill'?

Scientists have created what may be the world's first pill that can make you sober if you've had too much to drink. That, and (alleged) Russian meteorite fragments on eBay.

By February 22, 2013

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The 404 1,507: Where we don't forget to breathe (podcast)

Discussing a word that's fallen out of the Microsoft lexicon: "Kinect," 250 new emojis including a middle finger might be coming to your phone, predicting tomorrow's Amazon announcement, and calling b.s. on a new kind wearable technology.

By June 17, 2014

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Digital 'pill' tells doctors when you've swallowed it

Sensor powered by stomach acid relays information to a patch worn on the skin, which in turn sends it to a cell-phone app that gives your doctor data on your health and your treatment regimen.

By August 1, 2012