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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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Someday your new iPhone could contain metals mined from poo

There's gold in them thar dookies! Researchers says there's millions worth of gold, silver, platinum and other precious metals in our sewage and they've got a plan to retrieve it.

By March 25, 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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How you make your coffee matters

Creating great coffee beverages is definitely an art form but it's just as much a science, and all methods are not created equal.

By November 14, 2014

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The 404 1,480: Where we shock ourselves silly (podcast)

Zapping your brain with spark plugs to improve your videogaming skills and other tales of transhumanism on the rise, inside Jack White's plan to singlehanded bring music back to vinyl, a startup that encourages SF residents to auction their parking spaces, and Nintendo skins deeper into financial sludge.

By May 7, 2014

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The 404 1,480: Where we shock ourselves silly

Zapping your brain with spark plugs to improve your videogaming skills and other tales of transhumanism on the rise; inside Jack White's plan to singlehandedly bring music back to vinyl; a startup that encourages SF residents to auction their parking spaces; and Nintendo skims deeper into financial sludge.

By May 7, 2014

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Future robots powered by pee? Urine luck!

How to power robots that go where humans fear to tread? A new device works like an artificial heart to pump pee into the "engine room" of self-sustaining bots.

By November 11, 2013