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Sea-snail perfume may help save coral reefs

The scent from a giant sea snail may be key to convincing coral-reef-munching starfish to move along and find something else to snack on.

By December 15, 2014

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Holy snail mail, Batman! Caped Crusader nabs his own stamps

Who needs the Bat-Signal when you can send letters using these collectible Batman stamps from the US Postal Service?

By October 10, 2014

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1962 Alcatraz escape was survivable, scientists show how

A famous prison-break mystery gets a new wrinkle as scientists examine a hydraulic model that gives the escapees a brief window for a survivable run.

By December 16, 2014

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Holy auction, Batman! Historic Batmobile is up for sale

The Caped Crusader's car styled after the original Batman comics is going on the auction block. Own a piece of history starting at a mere $90,000.

By November 17, 2014

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Lego Batman to get his own awesome spinoff movie

Relax, everybody! Lego Batman is here -- or will be -- with his own movie from Warner Bros. Will Arnett will return as the voice of the Dark Knight himself.

By October 13, 2014

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New 'Diamond nanothreads' may make space elevator a reality

Scientists produce ultra-thin threads of carbon atoms they say should be stronger and stiffer than any existing man-made material. Space elevators, here we come.

By September 26, 2014

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Japanese company plans space elevator by 2050

Japan's giant construction company, Obayashi Corporation, has announced that it plans to build an elevator into space by the year 2050.

By September 23, 2014

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Beware! 8 sinister consequences of Google and Amazon drones

If Google, Amazon, and Facebook usher in a new era of urban delivery drones, will we lose more than we gain? Crave's Eric Mack sees danger ahead for everything from Spam to Slurpees.

By September 2, 2014

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Outbox delivers your snail mail to your iPhone or iPad

This intriguing new service, currently rolling out in San Francisco, collects your physical mail, then opens, scans, and delivers it via app or browser.

By February 27, 2013

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Lego tower-building robot could reach space, theoretically

An ambitious robot that builds a never-ending Lego tower could hypothetically reach space if it had enough blocks and time.

By July 14, 2014