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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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Singapore testing drone delivery of snail mail

The country's postal service has delivered a package containing a t-shirt and a letter across 2 kilometers, or about 1.2 miles.

By October 8, 2015


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


​Startup bets its wheeled robots, not airborne drones, will deliver your groceries

Two Skype co-founders form a new company, Starship Technologies, to try to lower the cost of package delivery with six-wheeled robots.

By November 2, 2015


Walmart wants to test its delivery drones outdoors

The retail giant asks the FAA for permission to test the use of drones that would carry items to its warehouses and customers' homes.

By October 27, 2015


Your sunscreen is helping kill the coral reefs

A key UV-blocking ingredient in sunscreen has been proven toxic to coral, contributing to reef death around the world.

By October 20, 2015


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