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Windows 10 may not reach you on its July 29 launch date

With much riding on the new version of its marquee software, Microsoft opts for caution and says the Windows 10 rollout will come "in waves, slowly."

By July 2, 2015

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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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Will self-driving cars be programmed to kill you?

Technically Incorrect: Ethicists are beginning to muse about whether you will be more dispensable than the five people your out-of-control car is about to hit.

By June 17, 2015

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Football, soccer and...Super Smash Bros? E-sports becoming a big business

Competitive gameplay in video games has gone from niche to near-mainstream sport in just a decade.

By June 16, 2015

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Homebrewed morphine? It's now possible, say researchers

If you have the right strain of yeast and some sugar, whipping up drugs in your kitchen would be almost as easy as brewing a batch of beer.

By May 19, 2015

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Dolphin-loving girl surprised with special 3D-printed arm

A 10-year-old born without part of her right arm gets a big surprise when an actor from the "Dolphin Tale" films presents her with a new, marine-themed prosthetic.

By June 4, 2015

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Should you get an Ultra HD '4K' TV for gaming?

Gaming is one of the best uses for a 4K TV, right? Or is it? We check out the pros and cons.

By May 20, 2015

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Meet the parasite that can burrow its way into the human eye

A 19-year-old college student in England contracted a microscopic parasite called Acanthamoeba that started eating her left eye. The other scary part: how she got it.

By May 27, 2015

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Woman's donated leg mummified using ancient Egyptian practice

Using two legs from a cadaver, researchers in Switzerland baked one in an oven and covered the other in a salt solution to try to re-create ancient mummification. One method was successful.

By May 27, 2015