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Secret of 'Jurassic Park' raptor sounds? Tortoise sex

Dinosaurs may be visually terrifying but Lucasfilm sound designer Gary Rydstrom confirms that tortoises mating make for great velociraptor vocals.

By January 26, 2015

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Disabled tortoise gets a Lego 'wheelchair'

A little tortoise with a metabolic bone disease has had mobility returned thanks to a Lego rig glued to his shell.

By December 9, 2014

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Meerkats and otters and tortoises, oh my!

London Zoo is live streaming its meerkats, otters and Galapagos tortoises as a test of a new wireless technology known as white space.

By October 13, 2014

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This flatworm stabs itself in the head to reproduce

When some flatworms can't find a mate, a new study says, they reproduce in a way that will make you thank the god of your choice you're not a flatworm.

By July 2, 2015

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Tortoise gets Lego-wheel prosthetic for missing leg

An abandoned and severely injured tortoise gets a mobility enhancement with a new Lego-wheel leg.

By November 11, 2013

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Improve the Dictionary app with Terminology for OS X

Based on the WordNet project, Terminology for OS X supercharges your Mac's dictionary.

By June 11, 2015

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This is one time when an engineer is indispensable

Technically Incorrect: Two million people have already marveled on YouTube, as soldiers fail to load a tank onto a transporter. Sometimes, only an engineer can fix things.

By May 17, 2015

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Beats by Dre picks Marcus Mariota in NFL Draft

Technically Incorrect: To coincide with the annual betting on one young body or another, Beats goes home with the Oregon quarterback in a moving portrayal.

By April 30, 2015

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Baby duckies rescued from storm drain with iPhone ringtone

Six ducklings that fell down a storm drain are lured out by a firefighter using the duck call ringtone on his iPhone.

By April 28, 2015

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Amputee goose waddles anew with 3D-printed leg

A goose named Ozzie gets some new pep in his step with a 3D-printed leg and webbed foot to replace the leg he lost.

By April 6, 2015