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NASA plans first space washing machine (Yahoo! News) – 1671th Edition

Yahoo! News – Have you ever wondered how astronauts in the International Space Station deal with their laundry when they stay there for months at a time? With no easy way to wash clothes or get them delivered, astronauts spend … Continue reading

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Scientists optimize 3D printer to create new bones (Yahoo! News) – 1670th Edition

Yahoo! News – We won’t be surprised if the time comes when we can print just about anything. Even today 3D printing is advanced enough to create toys, a fully-operational car, and even teeth and blood vessels. Now, researchers from … Continue reading

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Watch the adorable Qbo robot recognize itself in the mirror for the very first time (Yahoo! News) – 1669th Edition

Yahoo! News – Only a small number of animals have been observed to recognize themselves in the mirror, and even humans spend the first 15 months or so of their lives blissfully unaware of what they look like. But robots with the right … Continue reading

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Windowfarms lets apartment dwellers flex their green thumbs (Yahoo! News) – 1668th Edition

Yahoo! News – Just because you live somewhere without a yard doesn’t mean you can’t have fresh herbs and colorful plants in your home. Windowfarms combines principles of hydroponics with vertical gardening to let green thumbs indulge their favorite pastime using a little … Continue reading

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Could employers begin asking for Facebook passwords on applications? (Yahoo! News) – 1667th Edition

Yahoo! News – For all the good it can do, social networking also has its share of downsides. Putting personal information of any kind on the internet raises plenty of privacy concerns on its own, and handing over your username … Continue reading

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Just Show Me: How to use the volume up button to take a picture on your iPhone (Yahoo! News) – 1666th Edition

Yahoo! News – Welcome to Just Show Me on Tecca TV, where we show you tips and tricks for getting the most out of the gadgets in your life. In today’s episode we’ll show you how to use the volume up button … Continue reading

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Photoshopped images could soon come with a warning label (Yahoo! News) – 1665th Edition

Yahoo! News – Photoshop and software like it can be powerful image editing tools to take your photography from boring to brilliant, but it also makes it relatively easy to alter photographs for less honorable purposes. Advertisers have been airbrushing … Continue reading

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Google Maps adds indoor navigation so you’ll never get lost at the mall or airport again (Yahoo! News) – 1664th Edition

Yahoo! News – If you’re the type who frequently gets lost in large indoor spaces, the newest Google Maps update for Android could help lessen the occurrence. That’s because its newest iteration, version 6.0, comes with indoor navigation for select retail outlets, … Continue reading

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Robo cops to start guarding prison with an iron fist (Yahoo! News) – 1663th Edition

Yahoo! News – In South Korea, the era of real robo cops will soon begin when the country’s month-long $864,000 robotic guard project trial kicks into gear. Three 5′ tall four-wheeled robots developed by the Asian Forum for Corrections — a … Continue reading

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Toyota’s new Fun-Vii concept car is a rolling work of art (Yahoo! News) – 1662th Edition

Yahoo! News – Concept cars usually fall into one of two categories: cars that eventually make it to production with just a few minor tweaks to their design, and vehicles that are so mind-blowingly wild that we never actually expect to … Continue reading

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