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No plug? Why is Google working on wireless charging for cars Federal Communications Commission documents indicate that Google has hopes for plug-less charging for its self-driving cars.
The Christian Science Monitor | 2 hours, 54 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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San Antonio Spurs embarrass Mavericks in Dallas The Sports Xchange DALLAS -- The San Antonio Spurs handed the Dallas Mavericks one of their more humiliating home defeats in franchise history with a 116-90 victory Friday.
United Press International | 2 hours, 55 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Dallas Cowboys QB Tony Romo still weighing decision on surgery The Sports Xchange Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo confirmed from Super Bowl 50 that he will wait until early March before deciding whether to have surgery.
United Press International | 2 hours, 57 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Let Your Pupils Do the Typing New submitter s.mathot writes: Researchers from France and the Netherlands have developed a way to—literally—write text by thinking of letters. (Academic paper [open access], non-technical blog, YouTube video.) This technique relies on small c
Slashdot | 4 hours, 52 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Could You Stomach the Horrors of 'Halftime' in Ancient Rome? All of Rome came to the Games: rich and poor, men and women, children and the noble elite alike. He triumphed in one match that pitted him against a bear, a lion and a leopard, all of which were released to attack him at once.
Yahoo! News | 6 hours, 1 minute ago | comment? | recommend
Super Bowl Showdown: Would Broncos or Panthers Win a Real-Life Matchup? While people are stocking up on Buffalo wings and potato chips in advance of the Super Bowl this Sunday, fans are split on who has the best chances of winning: the Denver Broncos or the Carolina Panthers. It turns out that the Super Bowl mascots would be
Yahoo! News | 6 hours, 42 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Seriously? That Ancient Greek Statue Does Not Depict a Laptop There's a new conspiracy theory out there, but instead of invoking big government or aliens, it questions whether there's a laptop carved into an ancient Greek statue. The theory, proposed by the anonymous YouTube user StillSpeakingOut, ventures
Yahoo! News | 6 hours, 55 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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At least seven dead in aftermath of earthquake in Taiwan Daniel UriaTAINAN, Taiwan, Feb. 6 (UPI) -- At least seven people are dead and 200 have been rescued after an earthquake that rocked Taiwan caused several buildings to collapse.
United Press International | 6 hours, 56 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Where the Super Bowl Meets Space: NASA's Aerodynamics Lab Only a few miles away is the NASA Ames Research Center, where engineers can use wind tunnels, water channels and other tools to study the aerodynamics of rockets, airplanes and even footballs. In Ames' Experimental Aero-Physics Branch lab, scientists
Yahoo! News | 7 hours, 17 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Fireworks and Monkeys Start Chinese New Year Off With a Bang It's time for fireworks, dancing, and the world's largest human migration. | 8 hours, 21 minutes ago | comment? | recommend