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All hail Octobot! Harvard debuts adorable 3D-printed soft robot – CNET

August 25th, 2016

Harvard researchers build a tentacled little robot made entirely of flexible parts. No electronics needed.
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‘Child abducted in black VW van during rush hour’ as police launch appeal for witnesses

August 25th, 2016

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We don’t want silly promises on immigration from Theresa May – we just want an honest debate

August 25th, 2016

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Burkini must be banned, says Nicolas Sarkozy as he launches presidential election campaign

August 25th, 2016

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Think biofuels are better for the environment than gasoline? Think again – Roadshow

August 25th, 2016

That's the word from University of Michigan researchers, who recently studied the claim that biofuel is carbon-neutral.
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Record-holding Batman costume stocked with 23 working Bat-gadgets – CNET

August 25th, 2016

Ben Affleck might feel a little envious if he sees this tour of a crazy Batsuit with a suite of functional crime-fighting gadgets.
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Meet the (alleged) aliens of Proxima b – CNET

August 25th, 2016

Almost 60 years ago, an account emerged of aliens from a planet around Proxima Centauri. It's been largely forgotten, but now that we know the planet is real, does the wild story deserve another look?
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WhatsApp will hand over data to Facebook – CNET

August 25th, 2016

The messaging app's parent company will use the data to target ads and suggest new friends.
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New emoji are on the way, including airline pilot and rainbow flag – CNET

August 25th, 2016

The list of hugely popular little drawings on your phone are going to expand again, making your life a little more colorful, one message at a time.
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105-year-old woman gets birthday wish — ‘burly’ firefighters

August 25th, 2016

Ben HooperCRAWCROOK, England, Aug. 25 (UPI) — A British woman who turned 105 said she was pleased with the outcome of her birthday wish — a visit from a squadron of “burly” firefighters.
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‘Did you vote for Brexit, Jeremy?’ Corbyn v Owen Smith: their bitterest showdown yet

August 25th, 2016

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Fallout 4 Nuka-World retro video shows what happens when you don’t obey park rules – CNET

August 25th, 2016

Watch the latest of Bethesda's excellent retro animation videos, this one focusing on the game's final expansion.
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Destiny dev still thinking about matchmaking for raids – CNET

August 25th, 2016

People have been asking for this for years.
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The Division DLC delayed, Ubisoft acknowledges ‘lingering issues’ – CNET

August 25th, 2016

A major patch is coming up to address the game's “most pressing issues.”
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Need a ghostwriter? Spooky self-writing spellbook has the magic touch – CNET

August 25th, 2016

This sinister Halloween and party prop has the write stuff, and can maybe help with your Hogwarts homework.
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