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Identify that bird with the Merlin Bird ID app

Free app from the Cornell Lab of Ornithology might just turn you into a birder.

By June 16, 2015

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Deadly animal machine rises again at Rome's Colosseum

Technically Incorrect: As part of a documentary, a timber cage that once lifted animals into the arena to fight has been rebuilt by archaeologists and engineers. It'll be there the next time you visit.

By June 8, 2015

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Google exec: Humans will be hybrids by 2030

Technically Incorrect: We'll be connecting our brains directly with the cloud, says the renowned Google futurist Ray Kurzweil.

By June 4, 2015

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Watch a robotic cockroach launch a robotic bird

Researchers at the University of California, Berkeley have designed a system that allows its VelociRoach robot to launch an ornithopter micro-aerial vehicle.

By May 26, 2015

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That hush-hush Air Force space plane just headed back into orbit

The X-37B -- undertaking its fourth mission -- shared its rocket ride back to space with an experimental LightSail spacecraft provided by the Bill Nye-backed Planetary Society.

By May 20, 2015

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FBI claims security researcher took control of plane

Technically Incorrect: Chris Roberts, recently banned by United from all its flights after a tweet, allegedly commandeered a plane's controls. He denies it.

By May 17, 2015

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When self-driving cars go bump in the street

Technically Incorrect: A smattering of the self-driving cars on California roads have been involved in incidents in the last six months. None of them, say their manufacturers, were the fault of the cars.

By May 11, 2015

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SpaceX test-fires modern escape system for Dragon astronauts

The private space-exploration company's passenger capsule roars away from Cape Canaveral Wednesday in a test of its system for boosting a crew to safety in an emergency.

By May 6, 2015

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Bezos' space company tests suborbital rocket

Blue Origin pulls off its first unmanned test flight from a site in west Texas. The spacecraft, which reached an altitude of 58 miles, is designed to become a reusable vehicle for space tourists someday.

By April 30, 2015

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Is NASA one step closer to warp drive?

NASA is reportedly working on technology that could take us to the moon faster than a cross-country flight.

By April 29, 2015