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Snail W3D

This is what happens when you take the best features of a Playstation Vita, Nintendo 3DS and an Android smartphone and put them in one device.

By January 7, 2015

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Newly discovered snail fits into the eye of a needle

Researchers uncover some of the world's tiniest land snails and take a fascinating photo of the little shelled animal tucked into a very tiny space.

By October 1, 2015


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


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


Siri answers question during White House press conference

Technically Incorrect: Did someone have an advance edition of Apple's "always-on" Siri? For she suddenly spoke when no one expected her to.

By September 12, 2015


Seek-and-destroy robot to stop starfish killing the Great Barrier Reef

The Queensland University of Technology is developing an autonomous robot to deal with the one of the biggest threats to the Great Barrier Reef: Crown-of-Thorns Starfish.

By September 7, 2015


Texting while strolling makes you walk funny, study confirms

The good news: walking texters did a fine job adapting their movements to avoid mishaps. The bad news: the rest of the world was stuck behind them and late to an appointment.

By July 31, 2015


Wall Street ponders whether to fly the coop on Twitter

Experts debate what's next for the struggling social network after it warns investors not to expect substantial user growth anytime soon.

By July 29, 2015


Gillian Anderson: Scully has 'taken longer to wake up' than expected

Suiting up as FBI investigator Dana Scully again has taken a bit of time for Anderson, who describes the process of reawakening the character for the reboot as wading through a thick substance.

By June 19, 2015


UV light returns colour to million-year-old seashells

Ancient seashells abraded white by sand and sea have been revealed in their former multicoloured glory via ultraviolet light.

By April 7, 2015