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Wanna slow down your beer-guzzling? Get the right glass

The shape of your glass can determine the speed at which you "chug, chug, chug," say new studies out of the University of Bristol in England.

By May 11, 2015

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NFL QB Kaepernick eviscerates Twitter troll -- or does he?

Technically Incorrect: The sometimes sensitive San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick attacks someone with just 8 followers, after receiving mild criticism. Now that troll has over 2,000 followers.

By February 19, 2015

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Firefox users, get ready for ads in your browser

Mozilla says the new Firefox ad initiative takes a kinder, gentler approach to pitching you products.

By November 13, 2014

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China turns up heat on Microsoft in probe of business practices

Following surprise spot check of Microsoft offices in the country last month, China raises new questions about the company's sales and distribution policy.

By August 26, 2014

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Vexed in the city: San Francisco strife spurs tech defectors elsewhere

As clashes mar tech's epicenter, entrepreneurs find that fleeing San Francisco for up-and-coming startup hubs can offer unique advantages.

By August 22, 2014

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Could used cigarette butts power our gadgets?

New research from Korea suggests the filters from cigarettes could someday help bring more efficient energy storage to our computers and smartphones.

By August 6, 2014

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Drone crashes trying to deliver drugs to jail

They do things differently in South Carolina. Sometimes, though, the technology can't stay high.

By August 2, 2014

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Bill Gates-funded super bananas ready for human testing

Genetically modified bananas loaded with vitamin A are scheduled to go into human trials in the US with the aim of improving nutrition in Africa.

By June 16, 2014

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Powdered alcohol approved (hiccup or hooray?)

In a decision that some might deem surprising, the Treasury Department has approved a patent for a product called Palcolhol, a powdered form of vodka and other drinks. And yes, you just add water.

By April 21, 2014

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Minecraft 'Fear Clinic' does battle with smoking

Swedish youth attempting to quit smoking shouldn't be afraid of the virtual "Fear Clinic" in Minecraft. It's there to help.

By March 5, 2014