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Create Pipes of your favorite news subjects (pictures)

Use Pipes to search for subjects you like then quickly browse the news on only your favorite topics.

7 Images By July 10, 2014

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Galaxy S4 storage woes subjected to BBC Watchdog probe

The consumer rights show will examine the S4, which has come under fire for having less storage space than advertised.

By May 10, 2013

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Loneliness narrows the uncanny valley

Starved for a little social contact? The face of a robot or doll will seem more alive to you than to someone with a brimming social life.

By September 8, 2014

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The queen misses eye contact, blames cell phones

England's Queen Elizabeth II really doesn't like the sea of cell phones with which she's confronted these days.

By September 2, 2014

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'What If?': A terrific combination of the ridiculous and real

Learning how science and the world work is rarely is as much fun as in this book from Randall Munroe, the creator of the XKCD comic. It's good for kids and adults.

By September 2, 2014

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Artists turn taxidermy subjects into cameras (pictures)

Two artists come up with some of the most unusual cameras we've ever seen, including shooters made out of turtle and armadillo shells.

7 Images By April 24, 2013

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With OpenStax, book learns you

Open textbook publisher OpenStax is developing algorithm-enhanced digital textbooks that adapt to the user's learning needs.

By August 20, 2014

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What my kid learned with a Little Scholar tablet

There are myriad educational apps and devices out there, and Crave's Eric Mack has found many of them disappointing, but he reports that School Zone's Android tablet is a notable exception.

By August 10, 2014

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Happy now? This equation predicts your well-being

Can something as subjective as happiness be mathematically quantified? British researchers have formulated an equation that they say can predict moment-to-moment happiness.

By August 5, 2014

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Twitter tries out new feature to corral hashtags running rampant

The company is describing the hashtags in an update to its iOS app to give those not in-the-know some insight into what they mean.

By August 1, 2014