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Self-driving car advocates tangle with messy morality

It's not all about 3D laser scanners and infrared cameras. Self-driving car engineers also must decide whether it's better for a car to kill one person to save five.

By November 4, 2014

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Science finds a way to stop your headphones -- and your DNA -- getting tangled

There are few things more annoying than having to unpick a tangled knot of headphones or cables, but scientists say they've found the answer.

By July 2, 2014

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Appliance Science: HEPA filters and the physics of fresh air

HEPA air filters promise to take nasty things out of the air, removing cigarette smoke, pollen and other irritants. How do they do this? Appliance Science looks at how HEPA air filters work, and how to tell the real from the fake.

By April 21, 2015

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'Thor's Helmet' is a strikingly beautiful, messy nebula

To celebrate the release of "Age of Ultron," a type of star that will "live fast and die hard" is creating a nebula fitting for a Norse god. (Well, not really for that reason.)

By April 20, 2015

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Split earbuds do away with tangled cords, Bluetooth

The Split Kickstarter project combines compact earbuds with stand-alone audio players and an unusual method for keeping them in sync.

By October 8, 2013

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'I think my dad is Dracula': Test yourself playing Google Feud

Guessing Google autocomplete results becomes a free and addictive game that's like an updated version of "Family Feud."

By March 16, 2015

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Spider-Man swings back to Marvel Studios with Sony pact

The Marvel Cinematic Universe just got a little bigger, with Spider-Man set to join the tangled web in a new partnership between Marvel Studios and Sony Pictures Entertainment.

By February 9, 2015

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When worlds collide: Comic book crossovers, movies and you

With the DC comics universe in a state of perpetual crisis and Marvel preparing for wars both Secret and Civil, we offer an introduction to comics crossover events for the uninitiated.

By February 9, 2015

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Science finds a new way to unboil an egg

There is, as it turns out, more than one way to unboil an egg -- and the new way carries great potential for the development of pharmaceuticals.

By January 26, 2015

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Virtual reality will be huge in 2015, but it won't be perfect for a while

Virtual reality is still a virtual reality; until certain aspects evolve, don't expect perfection any time soon. This was never more clear than at this year's CES show in Vegas.

By January 12, 2015