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Amazon, Disney close to mending strained relationship -- report

Some Disney DVD releases are back on Amazon after they were removed from the e-commerce site in August.

By October 1, 2014

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Watch a Boeing 767's landing gear strained to its limits

A 767 landing at the UK's Birmingham airport in extreme conditions shows the full flexibility of its equipment.

By February 17, 2014

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I wore the same shirt for a month, and now I feel better

Crave's Michael Franco puts on a "thunder shirt" every day for a month to deal with the aches and pains of sitting at a desk all day. Did it help? Read on to find out.

By January 20, 2015

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Prosthetic 'smart' skin can feel all of the things

A stretchy synthetic skin is embedded with sensors to replicate a skin-like sense of touch for prosthetics.

By December 9, 2014

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Appliance Science: The uplifting biology of baking

We owe a lot to an invisible organism that makes foods like bread possible. In the latest installment of our Appliance Science column, we look at our favorite fungus: yeast.

By December 16, 2014

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How the 'Star Wars: The Phantom Menace' trailer made Web history

The "Phantom Menace" trailer wasn't only a treat for fans: it was a coup for Apple and, in 1998, one of the biggest tests the Internet had faced.

By November 28, 2014

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World of Warcraft servers taken down by DDoS

The launch of the Warlords of Draenor expansion has been beset by issues, including server overload and a DDoS attack.

By November 16, 2014

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How you make your coffee matters

Creating great coffee beverages is definitely an art form but it's just as much a science, and all methods are not created equal.

By November 14, 2014

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Meet the robot actor starring in a play inspired by Kafka

Up-and-coming android performer Repliee S1 stars alongside well-known French actors in a piece based on Franz Kafka's absurdist classic "The Metamorphosis."

By October 22, 2014

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Smartphone app knows when you're feeling blue

A newly developed smartphone app collects and analyses various data to predict when you're feeling depressed, stressed or lonely.

By September 22, 2014