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Are we alone in the universe? Not likely, according to math

By flipping the question of possible alien life to a question of whether we are unique, researchers find it much more likely the universe has seen many civilisations come and go.

By May 3, 2016

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NFL prospect suffers social media nightmare as draft begins

Laremy Tunsil says his Twitter and Instagram accounts were hacked. Among the damaging posts: video of him smoking a bong and transcripts suggesting he asked coaches for money.

By April 29, 2016

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TiVo cuts price of Bolt DVR by $100 -- but there's a catch

TiVo has confirmed it's dropping the price of its newest Bolt DVR by $100, but it may not be the best deal for consumers.

By May 2, 2016

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First dwarf star planets boost search for extraterrestrial life

Three planets are the first to be seen orbiting an ultracool dwarf star, and could be our best hope yet for finding extraterrestrial life.

By May 2, 2016

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Will 'The Shining' still terrify audiences in opera form?

Redrum! Stephen King's famed story comes to the stage, minus the blood-filled elevator (we hope).

By May 3, 2016

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Old man yells at iCloud: J.D. Power study finds aging buyers don't trust autonomy

In a result that should shock approximately zero people, the younger buyers get, the more likely they are to trust self-driving cars and similar tech.

By April 29, 2016

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Is this doll haunted? Watch a (creepy) live stream to find out

A reportedly haunted doll is under the camera so that the morbidly curious can determine for themselves the veracity of the claims.

By April 26, 2016

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Researchers warn that Samsung's SmartThings platform is too hacker-friendly

A new report claims that hackers can use phishing and malware-based attacks to take over locks and alarms connected to Samsung's smart-home platform.

By May 2, 2016

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Revolutionary robotic CT scanner looks inside waking, moving horses

A giant CT scanner uses two robotic arms to examine inside horses as they stand and move.

By May 2, 2016

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Funding fracas rattles effort to modernize old-school flip phones

A Chinese investor is withholding money for startup Acadine Technologies, which means life could get harder for anyone unmoved by the latest smartphones.

By April 29, 2016