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Heat Map Microwave: Nuke your food with thermal Predator-vision

A prototype microwave invented by a former NASA engineer shows a heat map of your chow as you blast it, so you can see exactly when it's hit the right temperature.

By February 12, 2015

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Rosetta's comet is singing, and it sounds like Predator

The Rosetta mission has picked up on a strange "song" being emitted from its comet buddy and it sounds an awful lot like a famous sci-fi alien.

By November 11, 2014

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First man convicted in child predator sting with virtual girl Sweetie

An Australian man with previous child pornography charges is believed to have been the first convicted in an operation using a CGI child to lure predators.

By October 21, 2014

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The history of the Predator, the drone that changed the world (Q&A)

Longtime Pentagon correspondent Richard Whittle investigated the unmanned aircraft that gave the military the ability to attack targets from the other side of the world. He talked to CNET about the drone.

By September 20, 2014

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Shark-mounted cameras provide a predator's-eye view

Researchers have mounted cameras and sensors on sharks for new insights into how the apex predators live.

By March 6, 2014

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Rosetta snaps a picture of its own shadow on the comet below

The Rosetta spacecraft casts some shade on the surface of its comet buddy, creating an otherworldly shadow selfie from orbit.

By March 3, 2015

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Watch a rogue daredevil comet survive grazing the sun

A lone-wolf comet buzzes the sun and surprises researchers by making it around to the other side.

By February 24, 2015

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New Chinooks boast autopilot features but best tech may be yet to come

A longtime military workhorse, the Chinook helicopter has undergone a tech overhaul. The newer CH-47F models can be programmed to fly and will soon be able to stream live video feeds from drones in the cockpit.

By February 14, 2015

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Meet 'Sweetie,' a virtual girl created to target child predators

Children's rights group Terre des Homme creates a computer-generated 10-year-old girl in hopes of nabbing adults willing to pay for a child's Webcam sex performance. Mission accomplished.

By November 5, 2013

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Why funky flashing disco clams get their groove on

The flashing lights along the edge of the disco clam's mantle have baffled marine biologists. Here's what they're for.

By January 8, 2015