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Super-Humanizing: Virtual Reality, Music and the Coming Revolution

One morning I drove by Candlestick Park as the first demolition crews set to work on the grand old thing. I was on my way to the Palo Alto office of a company called Jaunt, to strap an Oculus heads...

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White House silence on Mexico protests speaks volumes

In early October, I attended a rally outside the Mexican consulate in New York City to protest the disappearance of a group of students taken by police in the state of Guerrero two weeks earlier. O...

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UC Berkeley Students Occupy Wheeler Hall, Refuse to Leave Until Tuition Vote Is Reversed

Students held a sleepover at UC Berkeley's Wheeler Hall, occupy-style to protest the recent vote to increase tuition by 25 percent for the next five years. A UC Regents committee yesterday pass...

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Pope Francis to raffle off gifts, give proceeds to those in need

Pope Francis is raffling off the Homero Ortega brand hat, a new four-wheel-drive Fiat Panda, bicycles, an espresso coffee machine, watches and other objects he has received as gifts in order to rai...

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I Drove Toyota's Mirai Future Car to a Sewage Plant and Filled it With Poo Power

Fuel cell technology is set for prime time as major automakers unveil street-ready hydrogen cars - but the question remains how best to fuel them. Well, here's an idea - run them on poo power! Yest...

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HP Becomes First Tech Company To Eliminate Foreign Labor Recruiters

The electronics manufacturer HP has announced a series of landmark policy changes on labor practices throughout its global supply chains, becoming the first U.S. information technology company to h...

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Bionic Boots that help you run up to 25 MPH

Bionic boots let you run as fast as a CAR: Springy shoes mimic ostrich's gait to let you travel at up to 25 miles per hour Prototype developed by San Francisco-based inventor, Keahi Seymour Shoes h...

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Physicists discover new subatomic particles

A physicist in the College of Arts and Sciences is the lead contributor to the discovery of two never-before-seen baryonic particles. The finding, which is the subject of a forthcoming article in P...

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Anonymous seizes Ku Klux Klan Twitter account and doxes klan members over Ferguson threats #HoodsOff

Two Twitter accounts belonging to the Ku Klux Klan, @KuKluxKlanUSA and @YourKKKCentral, have been seized by Anonymous as part of the hacker-activist entity's new campaign, #OpKKK #HoodsOff @KuKl...

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Solar-Powered Floating Greenhouse is an Off-Grid Solution to Food Scarcity

Farmland is shrinking across the world at an alarming rate, sparking fears of a global food crisis. In a bid to increase food security, a multidisciplinary team of architects and botanists develope...

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Senate Rejects Keystone XL Pipeline Bill, In A Close Vote

The controversial Keystone XL pipeline project to expand an oil pipeline running from Canada to the Gulf of Mexico has failed the approval of Congress, after the Senate voted against the project Tu...

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US Government Wants $1.5 Billion More Per Year To Get Schools Online

The FCC isn't depending solely on help from tech companies to get more libraries and schools connected to the internet. According to the New York Times, agency chairman Tom Wheeler will propose tha...

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Engineers At Cornell University Have Designed This Machine That Can Rebuild Itself and Also Could Perform Repairs On Itself

One of the dreams of both science fiction writers and practical robot builders has been realized, at least on a simple level: Cornell University researchers have created a machine that can build co...

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‘The Real Thing:’ Dutch Man Creates Device That Turns Coca Cola Back Into Pure Drinking Water

In been said that in some parts of the world, Coca Cola is not only cheaper than clean drinking water, it’s also more readily available. To make matters worse, Coke is also capable of causing se...

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Honda's new hydrogen fuel-cell car looks like it belongs in a movie

Hydrogen-powered cars seem like the dream, if we can figure out how to reliably make them; the only emission is water, and unlike a battery-powered car, you don't need to wait for a recharge. Toyot...

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