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Human cruise control zaps legs to send you in the right direction

Would you trust electrodes attached to your muscles to guide you? A new system out of Germany aims to keep your eyes off your smartphone by buzzing your legs toward your destination.

By April 13, 2015

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Lightning-zapped plane flies 3,000 miles with a hole in its nose

Technically Incorrect: An Icelandair flight is struck by lightning, but continues its journey from Iceland to Denver. The pilots had no idea of the damage.

By April 9, 2015

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Magic Leap of faith: This robot-zapping game looks totally trippy

The secretive maker of augmented-reality goggles releases a video showing off some jaw-dropping game action.

By March 19, 2015

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Would you eat a marshmallow zapped by a Tesla coil?

Weird science! Some California makers wanted to know if the sparks from a Tesla coil could roast marshmallows, so they built one to find out.

By June 13, 2014

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Caffeine may help men wake up in more ways than one (wink, wink)

The latest study on the magic, wake-up juice found that men who drink two to three cups of coffee a day may be able to reduce their risk of erectile dysfunction by 42 percent.

By May 20, 2015

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Corning's germ-fighting glass means you can touch an ATM with less worry

The special glass is just beginning to make its way into public displays such as ATMs and payment terminals, but Corning hopes it will eventually get into consumer electronics.

By March 17, 2015

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NASA creates ingredients of life in harsh simulated space conditions

New research might shed light on how we got here by demonstrating that chemical components of our DNA could be produced in the brutal conditions of space.

By March 4, 2015

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Boffins join Musk, Hawking in saying AI is threat to humanity

Technically Incorrect: Releasing a list of 12 threats to human civilization, academic researchers put artificial intelligence as an emerging and powerful risk.

By February 18, 2015

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Zap! Yellow Jacket stun-gun case powers up for iPhone 5

The Yellow Jacket stun-gun case shows up in a new, improved version for CES. It's got a better design and more oomph for taking out an attacker.

By January 8, 2014

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Nunchuks-style protective case makes you an iPhone ninja

Introduce your iPhone 6 to a whole new world of ninja-style acrobatic tricks with a case that slides and flips your phone.

By January 13, 2015