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Meet your prom date, a telepresence robot

Two Kansas high school students who had to be out of state at prom time get to dance with their friends, from thousands of miles away, thanks to technology.

By Apr. 21, 2014

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How 600 tweets can get you a porn star prom date

A persistent high school student sends Twitter messages to as many porn stars as he can think of, in order to get one to be his prom date. Megan Piper agrees. But now the school objects.

By Mar. 24, 2012

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TruMedia ad tech's senior PROM

The company's face-detection technology can now differentiate between youngsters and oldsters.

By Aug. 19, 2008

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Crave Ep. 157: Engineers tackle watery ketchup dilemma

Two high-school students have engineered a 3D-printed cap that stops ketchup from coming out watery.

By Apr. 25, 2014

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Tumblr woos TV networks too, teaming up with Viacom

With its first partnership with a television network, the Yahoo-owned blogging platform is chasing the same prey that other social networks are stalking to turn their finger-on-the-pulse relevance into revenue.

By Mar. 20, 2014

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This robot plans to hitchhike across Canada

Hitchbot will rely on the kindness of strangers as it thumbs a ride this summer. Along the way, it might teach us a thing or two about the human-robot relationship.

By Jun. 16, 2014

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Wear a mini 3D-printed container garden as a necklace

Put some plant life in your fashion sense with tiny, wearable 3D-printed containers made to hold living greenery.

By Jan. 13, 2014

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Quiet riot on Spotify as band pays for free tour with silent album

Silence is gold for LA funk band ​Vulfpeck's album Sleepify, which you play as you sleep to fund free shows near you.

By Mar. 28, 2014

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The 404 1,317: Where we're bitten by a ghost shark (podcast)

Leaked from today's episode: recruiting gamers as volunteers during real-life disasters, Spike Jonze's new movie about a sentient operating system, getting pissed at Shark Week mockumentaries, and an app that puts you in touch with the dead.

By Aug. 8, 2013

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Family Truckster carries real Griswolds on a new vacation

"National Lampoon's Vacation" comes to life when a real Griswolds family hops into a Family Truckster and goes to Disney World.

By Jul. 30, 2013