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Hubble telescope spots signs of water on five planets

Two studies suggest distant worlds have atmospheres with water, but some aren't places you'd want to visit anytime soon.

By December 4, 2013

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Odds of dying from an asteroid strike: 1 in 74,817,414

Scientists estimate there are around 500,000 near-Earth asteroids the size of 2012 DA14, and less than 1 percent have been discovered.

By February 15, 2013

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Mohawk-wearing humanoid robot slays wasps

A Japanese professor comes to the aid of a friend who's been repeatedly stung by wasps, building a ladder-climbing robot to kill the pests.

By October 25, 2010

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100-million-year-old spider attack captured in amber

A once-in-a-lifetime find yields a 100-million-year-old piece of history featuring a fossilized spider attacking a wasp caught in its web.

By October 9, 2012

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This week in Crave: The quadrillion dollar edition

This week, we joined a "Gangnam Style" flash mob, repelled water with our bodies, and voted for a video game hero for president.

By October 13, 2012

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Why does a two-bit Alabama town have two spy drones?

The town of Gadsden, Ala., has 100,000 inhabitants and two UAVs. The police chief says he has no idea why, even though they've been there for two years. He claims they've never been used.

By May 2, 2012

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Hunger Games: Girl on Fire for iOS brings the action

This "teaser" game tests your running, jumping, and shooting skills. It gets old fast, but it sure is fun while it lasts.

By March 23, 2012

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Wireless drone sniffs Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, phone signals

At Black Hat, a pair of security engineers show off prototype UAV bristling with antennas that can eavesdrop on Wi-Fi, phone, and Bluetooth signals.

By August 4, 2011

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Friday Poll: Scariest tech happening of 2010?

Sure, blood-drenched Halloween zombies can be spooky. But not as scary as some of the more frightening tech moments this year to date.

By October 29, 2010

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'Social Network' raises questions as debut nears

The film about Facebook's origins, with a plot the company denounced as fiction, is stirring up Oscar buzz already after a few stellar first reviews. What's it mean for the movie and Facebook?

By August 27, 2010