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Teaching creationism makes kids less intelligent, says Bill Nye

The Science Guy worries that forcing children to believe the world is only 6,000 years old prevents them from thinking critically.

By December 13, 2014

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That $119 'Frozen' playset sells for $250 on Amazon. Let it go?

The art of retail arbitrage -- buying products from brick-and mortar stores and selling them online for a higher price -- is alive and well.

By December 14, 2014

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Life on Mars: Down but not out says Mars Society founder

Despite the disappointing lack of methane findings reported Thursday from NASA's Curiosity rover, Robert Zubrin of the Mars Society says that hope is not lost for finding life on the red planet.

By September 22, 2013

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Fight or flight: Amazon gets tough with the FAA

Amazon says if the US agency won't play, its drone operations will end up overseas. We'll see whether that threat gets off the ground.

By December 10, 2014

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Zuckerberg muses on 'dislike' button, the emotion study and pizza

In another Q&A session with users, the Facebook CEO says the social network is trying to figure out a way to help express a broader array of emotions.

By December 11, 2014

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Gran of steel: Meet Superman's family in 'Krypton' TV show

SyFy is reported to be going back even further than "Smallville" to meet Kal-El's grandfather on the planet Krypton.

By December 9, 2014

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Web founder: Europe's 'right to be forgotten' rule is dangerous

Tim Berners-Lee thinks scrubbing false information off the Web is fine, but the truth should be preserved for reasons of free speech and history. Also: the robots are already here.

By December 10, 2014

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Sony cancels 'The Interview' as US links hack to North Korea

Bowing to pressure from hackers who threatened theatergoers with a terrorist attack, Sony halts release of the comedy focused on North Korea as the US says it has evidence North Korea was behind the attack.

By December 17, 2014

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Parking illegally makes mathematical sense, says 23andMe's Wojcicki

Anne Wojcicki, wife of Google's Sergey Brin, says that she's looked at the numbers and taking the risk of getting a ticket is worth it.

By December 7, 2014

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Grand Theft Auto fans push for ban on the Bible

After Target and Kmart in Australia decide to stop stocking the game, fans of Grand Theft Auto demand that the Bible is also banned as it is misogynistic.

By December 7, 2014