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Horse photobombs prize-winning selfie; beast's owner seethes

Technically Incorrect: The horse's owner says she gave no consent for the photo that a neighbor entered in a contest and then won.

By February 3, 2016

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Nobel Prize exhibit explores science that changed history (pictures)

CNET takes a peek at the science, history and culture behind the Nobel Prize and the mysteries of the CERN supercollider at Singapore's ArtScience Museum.

20 Images By November 19, 2015

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Scientists awarded $22M in Zuckerberg-backed Breakthrough Prize

The awards were given to researchers from around the world who have solved mysteries such as secret brain circuits and shape-shifting spaces.

By November 9, 2015

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Ig Nobel prize honours peeing, chicken dinosaurs and eggs (pictures)

Among this year's winners of the award for creativity in science are a bra that converts into a face mask, a pain index for insect stings and whether a man can father 888 children.

11 Images By September 20, 2015

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Unboiled eggs and mammal bladders: The Ig Nobel Prize goes to...

This year's winners include an experiment that unboiled an egg, a study that tested how long it takes mammals to empty their bladders and other strange breakthroughs that sound like bar bets.

By September 19, 2015

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Your chance to win* a cord-cutter's prize bundle!

From the Cheapskate: Sayonara, cable bill! RCA wants you to win a killer HDTV antenna, Roku 3 with voice search and $100 Netflix gift card.

By August 31, 2015

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Amazon: Listen to Prime Music! We'll give you prizes!

Instead of offering a broader selection of music, Amazon is hoping the allure of gift cards will get you to tune in.

By July 7, 2015

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New England Patriots bring out Nobel Prize winner in Deflategate rebuttal

Technically Incorrect: Still fighting a four-game suspension of their quarterback, the Patriots create a Web site to counter what they say is the NFL's dismissal of scientific evidence about ball deflation.

By May 14, 2015

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Google Lunar Xprize: Astrobotic completes rover tests for $750,000 prize

Team Astrobotic takes to an active quarry just outside of Pittsburgh to put its lunar rover through its paces. Tests complete, the team takes home two milestone prizes worth $750,000.

By December 24, 2014

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Google boosts Turing Award computing prize to $1 million

Computer scientists no longer need have Nobel envy -- at least financially. A Google cash infusion quadrupled the size of the top computer science prize.

By November 14, 2014