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New Horizons space probe heading to Kuiper Belt object in post-Pluto mission

NASA's New Horizons division continues analysis of Pluto data, while planning probe's next fly-by destination, an object named 2014 MU69 in the Kuiper belt.

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According to a new study, almost all common hangover cures aren’t actually effective

Bad news for those who hope to stave off a hangover after a night of drinking with a heavy meal or a several glasses of water. A recent study suggests these common hangover cures are ineffective.

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Seeing a cloaked woman on Mars? It’s probably your pareidolia acting up again

The neural confusion that convinces people they're seeing Jesus in their toast or a cloaked woman on Mars is simply a wacky trick of the brain in a phenomenon scientists call “pareidolia.”

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Swan necks inspire new technology for better camera drone footage in the air

Stanford researchers are developing camera technology that mimics the suspension system like the anatomy of swans' long necks, allowing camera drone footage to appear cleaner, crisper, and all around better.

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At last! Scientists solve the sticky issue of melting ice cream

Fast-melting ice cream is a sticky issue that's plagued ice cream eaters ever since the first cones appeared around 200 years ago. However, scientists in the U.K. claim to have found a solution (and it doesn't involve eating the ice cream really quickly).

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Google’s tiny self-driving pod cars tootle into Texas

Keen to try different road conditions as well as receive feedback from regular road users, Google is about to roll into Austin, Texas in its self-driving pod car, marking the first test of the diminutive robo-vehicle outside of its home state of California.

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Wanna confuse a Google car? Do a track stand on your bike

Not that you'd want to be the cause of any self-driving car uncertainty, seeing as that could result in some seriously dangerous situations, but hey, if you want to see an unmanned vehicle lurch back and forth, do a track stand.

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Japan is building a fully-automated indoor farm capable of producing 30,000 heads of lettuce per day

Japan's Spread Vegetable Factory is working on a novel way of producing high quantities of lettuce using factory automation. The plant will be able to produce 30,000 heads of lettuce in a single day starting in summer 2017 with a goal of 500,000 heads of…

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To reduce concussions, Dartmouth now uses robotic tackle dummies during football practice

Two Dartmouth engineering students recently unveiled a robotic tackling dummy they hope can help reduce concussive injuries sustained by football players.

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The 2016 BMW 7 Series is the first production car with gesture control. Here’s how it works

BMW is debuting its gesture control system on the 2016 7 Series, and a new video featuring BMW’s manager of user experience shows us how it works. The all-new 7 Series lands in dealerships this October.

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Astronauts will attempt to control an Earth-based rover from the ISS next month

Danish European Space Agency astronaut Andreas Mogensen is attempting a world's first next month when he tries to control robotic arms from space using a new haptic remote control.

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Miss your pet while you’re away? PetBot lets your furry friend send you pet selfies

You and your pet can be together (sort of), even when you're apart. PetBot, which launched an Indiegogo campaign on Aug. 31, has a petcam that provides a live stream and even snaps pet selfies for owners while they're away.

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Explaining EmDrive, the ‘physics-defying’ thruster even NASA is puzzled over

Despite the fact that they're still unsure of how it works exactly, NASA scientists have confirmed once again that the seemingly impossible EmDrive is legit

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