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stairs

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Professor explains whether cat is going up or down stairs

Technically Incorrect: An image of a cat on the stairs has captivated the Web and divided lovers and families. It needs an academic to sort it out.

By April 11, 2015

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Web's new question: Is this cat going up or down the stairs?

Technically Incorrect: An image of a perfectly innocent cat is fascinating, tormenting and generally exciting those who seek entertainment with a cerebral pinch.

By April 10, 2015

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Microsoft sale trims prices on Surface Pro 4, Band 2

The latest Surface tablet is on sale for $100 off the regular price, while Microsoft's second-generation Band fitness tracker is now $50 less.

By February 8, 2016

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Wearable robots for the paralyzed take a step forward

A next-gen exoskeleton, now on sale, highlights how the latest robots are merging science fiction with reality.

By February 2, 2016

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See this ingenious way to turn stairs into a playground

Imagine being able to unfurl a specially designed set of foam mats and take a ride down your stairs. That's the idea behind SlideRider.

By May 20, 2014

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Marvel's 'Jessica Jones' shows off her superpowers in new Netflix trailer

The superhero-turned-detective skips the stairs and uses her powers to commute to work much more quickly.

By October 8, 2015

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Appliance Science: How robotic vacuums navigate

Robot vacuums can navigate your home, sweeping up dirt while avoiding falling down stairs. How do they find their way? Appliance Science looks at the science of robot navigation.

By October 6, 2015

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Tourist reportedly dies at Taj Mahal while taking a selfie

Technically Incorrect: A Japanese tourist was, according to an eyewitness account, taking a selfie and then fell down the stairs at the famous monument, the BBC reports.

By September 18, 2015

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Endless Stair: Like stepping into an Escher painting

Call it a stairway to heaven. A towering temporary installation now on display in front of London's Tate Modern is made up of a series of interlocking staircases that veer left and right.

By September 23, 2013

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Skateboard down stairs with the Stair Rover

One designer tackles the challenge of descending stairs on a skateboard by creating an eight-wheeled device that glides down steps smoothly.

By June 29, 2012