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I poured soy sauce all over my hydrophobic white shirt (hands-on)

A new all-cotton hydrophobic shirt from Threadsmiths runs a liquid gauntlet full of coffee, tea, soy sauce and wine.

By December 20, 2014

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Superman is most toxic superhero

Look! Up in the sky! It's a bird! It's a plane! It's a phishing scheme! Security firm McAfee says Net villains like to bait their hyperlink hooks with Superman's moniker.

By July 15, 2014

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LG leaps quantum dot rivals with new TV

Samsung is widely expected to launch a line of LCD TVs with "quantum dot" technology at CES 2015, but LG has pipped it to the post with the first official announcement.

By December 16, 2014

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Why NASA looks to Europa to find the building blocks of life

NASA wants to send an expedition to Jupiter's moon, Europa, to find the ocean it believes lies under the ice -- and the building blocks for life it thinks it will find there.

By November 29, 2014

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Formula E: The electric car race generates buzz in Malaysia

As the Formula One season ends, a new series takes its place -- but instead of internal combustion engines, these new cars pack lithium-ion batteries and motors that sound like TIE Fighters.

By November 24, 2014

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The inner workings of your refrigerator, revealed: Welcome to Appliance Science!

In our inaugural Appliance Science column, writer Richard Baguley and illustrator Colin West McDonald explore the inner workings of the largest appliance in your house.

By November 4, 2014

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The scent of a comet: Rotten eggs and pee

The Rosetta spacecraft's mass spectrometers have been sniffing out the various aromas of comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko.

By October 26, 2014

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Japanese superhero fights grime instead of crime

Tokyo's own caped crusader, Mangetsu-man, wants citizens to join him in his quest to save the city from litter and garbage.

By September 16, 2014

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Apple chastised for unsafe working conditions in supplier factory

China Labor Watch and Green America say the iPhone maker hasn't lived up to its commitments to improve worker conditions in a China factory.

By September 4, 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