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All our failed flying machines could finally work (just not on Earth)

Many of humanity's early attempts at flight involved pedaling contraptions or flapping artificial wings. Turns out they weren't such dumb ideas after all -- in another part of the solar system.

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Navy's next-gen combat ship set to sail (pictures)

The US Navy christens the first of three cutting-edge Zumwalt-class destroyers

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Check out this astronaut's-eye view of the Grand Canyon

The Grand Canyon is still spectacular when seen from the International Space Station.

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Creationists get their 'Cosmos' (It's quite short)

In order to assuage the creationist protesters who complain that Neil DeGrasse Tyson's series doesn't allow for a God-centric explanation, Funny Or Die creates a creationist version. It lasts mere minutes.

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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.

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Saturn may be birthing a brand-new baby moon

An icy object causing a commotion in Saturn's rings may give astronomers insight into how Saturn's moons form.

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Space lettuce! Astronauts to grow greens on space station

Fresh salads may soon be on the menu for astronauts aboard the International Space Station as they try out a new zero-gravity greenhouse.

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Cloudy skies? Not in the Americas? Watch the total lunar eclipse here

If you can't see this week's total lunar eclipse in the sky above you, you can still watch it online.

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Blood moon: A total lunar eclipse viewer's guide

Late Monday night, the moon is going to bleed in a crimson hue as the night sky attempts to swallow it whole. At least, that was the 16th-century interpretation of a total lunar eclipse. Those in North and South America are in for a treat.

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Antenna implanted in cyborg's skull gets Wi-Fi, color as sound

Artist and cyborg advocate Neil Harbisson has an "eyeborg," a device implanted in his skull that lets him hear colors. Friends can even use an app to beam images to his brain. Crave's Michael Franco talks with him about cyborg advocacy, turning music into clothing, and life with a new sense you can never shut off.

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Wash your hands, and watch a vortex

A new faucet created by French designer Philippe Stark is set to bring a lot more wow to washing up.

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Bike-mounted 3D printer turns trash into twinkling tokens

In Taipei, a group of young design enthusiasts have kitted out a bike with a computer and 3D printer to turn plastic waste into something useful -- and fun.

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