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Monkey owns rights to selfie? Wikimedia refuses photographer claim

A monkey grabs a camera and takes a selfie. The human owner of the camera claims copyright, but Wikimedia disagrees.

By August 6, 2014

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The case of the incredible shrinking Swiss cheese holes

A Swiss agriculture lab finds that the modern process of cheese making is making Swiss cheese look less Swiss cheesy.

By May 29, 2015

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Wikimedia Foundation launches all-new Wikipedia app

The Wikimedia Foundation has redesigned its app for iOS and Android, with new features including editing and saving pages for offline reading.

By July 31, 2014

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Can't concentrate? Look at this for 40 seconds

The next time your mind wanders, you might be able to regain your focus if you turn your gaze on a specific type of image, says research out of the University of Melbourne.

By May 25, 2015

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Meet the parasite that can burrow its way into the human eye

A 19-year-old college student in England contracted a microscopic parasite called Acanthamoeba that started eating her left eye. The other scary part: how she got it.

By May 27, 2015

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Woman's donated leg mummified using ancient Egyptian practice

Using two legs from a cadaver, researchers in Switzerland baked one in an oven and covered the other in a salt solution to try to re-create ancient mummification. One method was successful.

By May 27, 2015

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Spider silk made without the spiders

After years of research, a team of scientists has synthesised spider silk in a laboratory setting.

By May 28, 2015

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Get 9 adventures games for $8

From older gems like Syberia to newer titles like The Novelist, this bundle of top-rated adventures is a steal at this price.

By May 26, 2015

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Can train, plane and automobile noise make us gain weight?

Exposure to traffic noises doesn't just make us madder. It may also make us fatter, according to a new study from Sweden.

By May 27, 2015

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Find this plant and you'll have a good chance of finding diamonds

A rare African plant can serve as a beacon that points the way to diamond deposits deep beneath the Earth, new research shows.

By May 7, 2015