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Meet the drones patrolling Barcelona's sewers

The largest city on the Mediterranean Sea sits on giant flood-battling rainfall tanks, patrolled by drones to see what's going on in the sewers.

By March 3, 2015

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Jimmy Fallon brings 'Tonight Show' to LA, 'Fresh Prince'-style

Kicking off a week-long run of "The Tonight Show" in Los Angeles, Jimmy Fallon and company brilliantly re-create the theme song from "The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air." Bonus: Carlton dance.

By February 3, 2015

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Classic game Pong pings diagnoses of brain disorders

Technically Incorrect: Researchers from the University of Chicago say that the 1970s Atari game can help in understanding how eyes move and therefore whether there might be clues into diagnosing diseases such as Parkinson's.

By January 23, 2015

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Can the Kool-Aid Man bust a brick wall and survive? Oh, yeah!

It's time to seriously address the question of how a glass pitcher full of Kool-Aid can run through a wall without suffering a horrible, delicious death.

By January 23, 2015

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The Internet will vanish, says Google's Eric Schmidt

Technically Incorrect: Speaking at Davos, Google's executive chairman explains that we'll all be experiencing our digital connections as a seamless part of our everyday world.

By January 22, 2015

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Bill Gates gets Jimmy Fallon to drink sewer sludge

Technically Incorrect: As part of publicizing his support for the Omniprocessor, which takes sewer sludge and turns it into clean water and energy, Gates offers the comedian the ultimate "taste test."

By January 22, 2015

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For data-driven Oakland A's, the 'IT coach' sets the defense

For eight years, A's coach Tye Waller has been collecting data on opposing players and methodically building an application that gives the team an advantage on defense and on the bases.

By August 17, 2014

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With Toyota in its rearview mirror, GM talks fuel-cell cars (Q&A)

Toyota has unveiled plans to sell a clean and green hydrogen fuel-cell vehicle in the US next year. CNET talks with a GM exec about the challenge of competing.

By June 28, 2014

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Court to Yelp: Reveal names of negative reviewers

A Virginia court insists that seven people who posted anonymous reviews about a carpet cleaning company should be unmasked, because the company believes they were not real customers.

By January 9, 2014

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What are they drinking? Text message sent using...vodka

Using $100 worth of off-the-shelf electronics and sprays of alcohol, scientists sent the message 'O, Canada' a few meters across open space before it was decoded by a receiver.

By December 20, 2013