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Google's self-driving cars will need steering wheels, at least for now

Rules issued by the California DMV say the search giant's software-powered car prototypes still need physical controls during testing.

By August 22, 2014

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Self-folding origami robot gets up and walks

When it is connected to a power source, this flat robot folds itself into a 3D shape and starts walking.

By August 7, 2014

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Backpack self-inflates into pillow, sleeping pad, chair cushion

The Windcatcher Air Pakk is not nearly as odd as the popular Ostrich Pillow, making it an ideal alternative for people who want to lay low.

By August 6, 2014

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Man poses for selfie, accidentally shoots self

A 21-year-old Mexican man dies after a gun goes off as he reportedly posed for a selfie. Unfortunately, he's not the first to lose his life attempting snap a selfie while toting a gun.

By August 4, 2014

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Would you buy a self-driving car?

A new survey shows more than 75 percent of Americans would consider purchasing a vehicle that could drive itself.

By July 31, 2014

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Want the perfect smiley selfie? Carry a big silver stick

The importance of the selfie in establishing self-worth is underlined by those who choose to carry with them something called a Selfie Stick. Seeing one in real life is sobering.

By September 21, 2014

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Member of Congress breaks self-driving car?

Vast brains from Carnegie Mellon brought their self-driving car to Washington for Congress to try. Didn't they realize government ruins things?

By June 25, 2014

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Man drops phone down toilet, then drops self. Stuck for six hours

In a depressingly familiar tale, a Chinese man tries to fetch his phone, having dropped it in the loo. Firemen are called.

By June 6, 2014

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On Conan, Google's self-driving car kills cat

When you have no steering wheel, sometimes your self-control is challenged. With fatal results for a cat. And others.

By June 4, 2014

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Google's self-driving car has no steering wheel

If you don't need a driver, then you don't need a steering wheel? Google takes self-driving cars to the next level, Microsoft demos real-time language translation on Skype, and Samsung has a plan to make health-tracking wristbands more useful.

By May 28, 2014