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vampires

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Congressional candidate proud to be a vampire

Florida House Republican congressional candidate Jacob A. Rush, a lawyer, presents himself in costume in one of the many fantasy guises he enjoys. And what's wrong with that?

By April 2, 2014

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Vampire robot vants to suck your blood

Robot phlebotomist uses infrared, ultrasound, and computer vision to target veins. If it floated, it could work on the Death Star.

By July 29, 2013

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Turn off vampire gadgets with your smartphone

Stop the electricity nightmare with Valta, a Kickstarter project that monitors when devices on standby are gobbling your energy.

By July 9, 2013

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Why is garlic breath so darn nasty? Science has answers

How can something that tastes so good and is so good for you have such awful repercussions for your breath? The American Chemical Society breaks it down.

By June 9, 2014

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Mortgage from the blood bank? Make your best offer on Dracula's Castle

Goths and vampires looking for a new home might consider making an offer for Dracula's Castle in Romania. Just be careful with any contract you sign.

By May 14, 2014

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Creepy realistic vampire baby dolls are immortal

Artist Bean Shanine takes ultra-realistic Reborn baby dolls and turns them into creepy creatures from beyond humanity.

By January 29, 2013

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HBO signs up for Amazon Prime, Fire TV

In a deal that's sure to sting Netflix, Amazon licenses HBO programs for its Prime Instant Video service exclusively -- but no "Game of Thrones" -- and says HBO Go app will be on its Fire TV media-streaming box later this year.

By April 23, 2014

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Lab grows blood for human trials

Human volunteers in the near future will test out blood created from engineered stem cells. Someday facilities could make type O on demand, like real-life Tru Blood factories.

By April 15, 2014

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How real are cinema psychos? New study finds out

Fictional characters Gordon Gekko and Anton Chigurh top the list of realistic psychopaths, research says, while classic characters like Norman Bates may not be as true to the clinical definition.

By January 2, 2014

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Sexy beasts: Why 'monster porn' needs love too

Do romance books with sexy dinosaurs, centaurs, Cthulhu, and aliens send your heart racing? After some such e-books get yanked by online booksellers, Crave's Bonnie Burton explains their appeal.

By December 30, 2013