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The fastest star in the galaxy propelled by thermonuclear supernova

A speeding star is the fastest such object in the Milky Way -- and researchers believe that a supernova sent it on its way.

By March 11, 2015

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Meet Parrot's new horde of Minidrone toys for land, water and air

From Lego-carrying quadcopters to nighttime two-wheeled rovers to a hybrid copter-hydrofoil, Parrot's expanded its smartphone-controlled robot lineup to 13 options.

By June 23, 2015

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Hover into battle: US military strikes deal to develop hoverbike tech

A new project to develop hoverbikes for the US Army Research Laboratory could bring humanity one step closer to a real-life "Star Wars."

By June 22, 2015

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Take your GoPro on a dive with this Seawolf remote control sub

If you fancy shooting an underwater adventure, take your action camera out for a spin with TTRobotix's Seawolf remote control submarine.

By June 3, 2015

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Robo-turtle gets a new 3D-printed face

An injured sea turtle had its deeply damaged jaws repaired with 3D-printed prosthetics.

By May 19, 2015

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Disney to open Indiana Jones restaurant and bar (snake-free, we hope)

Luckily, insects and monkey brains won't be on the menu at Jock Lindsey's Hangar Bar, opening this fall at Walt Disney World. "Rolling Boulder Meatballs" will be, however.

By May 18, 2015

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Stamp-size thrusters could propel small satellites into space

Satellites the size of a Rubik's Cube could explore distant planets, thanks to tiny ion thrusters that could help reduce the cost of space missions.

By October 25, 2013

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Drone carrying 3 kilos of meth crashes near US-Mexico border

Tijuana shoppers experience a close encounter of an illegal kind after a drug-smuggling drone crash-lands in a store parking lot.

By January 22, 2015

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Forget hybrid cars, hybrid airplanes are the next big thing

Researchers from Cambridge University have teamed up with Boeing to build and successfully test the world's first hybrid airplane engine.

By January 20, 2015

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Why our drone future is for real -- someday

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos wants to ship goods using unmanned aircraft. Some are skeptical, others nervous, but drones already are improving the way we live.

By December 16, 2014