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Happy 35th Birthday To Pac-Man

Arguably the most popular and iconic video game of all time turn 35 years old today!

05/22/2015

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What Would Happen If You Dropped A Super Ball Off The Empire State Building?

The Super Ball is so ubiquitous even the Super Bowl was supposedly inspired by it, and now physics know exactly why and how it does its super things.

05/22/2015

A map of the earthquakes triggered around the globe within a week of the April 2012 earthquake off the coast of Sumatra (white star). Courtesy of Fred Pollitz, USGS.

Rare 4.2 Earthquake Rattles England Right Before Napa Quake

One hour before a 4.1-magnitude earthquake shook the Napa area Thursday night, a rare 4.2 quake woke up people living near London.

05/22/2015

Downtown San Jose. (CBS)

San Jose Among 10 U.S. Cities With More Than 1 Million People, Census Bureau Says

The U.S. Census Bureau said Thursday that San Jose is now among the 10 most populous cities in the United States, with more than 1 million people calling the Silicon Valley city home.

05/21/2015

Zachary Russ of the Dueber lab at UC Berkeley conducts research. (CBS)

Discovery By UC Berkeley Scientists May Lead To Home Brewing Of Life-Saving Medications

Imagine being able to home-brew drugs that could potentially save your life. A breakthrough at UC Berkeley could be paving the way, but the discovery could be a double-edged sword.

05/20/2015

Why I Declared Our Bedroom A Wireless-Free Zone #NewsMom

Why I Declared Our Bedroom A Wireless-Free Zone

While covering a story on cell phone radiation, reporter Julie Watts asks a personal aside: “How dangerous is it that I keep two cellphones and a wireless baby monitor in our bedroom where my child sleeps? ” The response prompted her to declare her bedroom wireless-free.

05/20/2015

Video posted to YouTube by the Turkey-based Sea Turtle Research Rescue and Rehabilitation Center shows a 3D printed titanium jaw on an injured sea turtle named Akut-3. (Source: YouTube)

Video Of Injured Sea Turtle’s 3D Printed Jaw After Collision With Boat Goes Viral

Video of an injured sea turtle getting a second chance at life thanks to a 3D printed titanium jaw is racking up thousands of views on YouTube.

05/20/2015

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Survey Reveals Many On-Demand Workers Face Long Hours And Low Wages

Many workers for on-demand tech companies say they are getting a raw deal.

05/20/2015

In a testing procedure, the X-37B Orbital Test Vehicle taxis on the flightline March 30, 2010, at the Astrotech facility in Titusville, FLa. (US Air Force)

Air Force Launches Mystery Space Plane Into Orbit

This is the fourth X-37B mission for the military research program, which is shrouded in secrecy.

05/20/2015

A rendering of the Mercedes-Benz F 015. (Photo credit: Mercedes-Benz)

Why Driverless Cars Both Excite & Terrify Automotive Futurists

Technology analysts who monitor Silicon Valley for a living have a bit of advice: fasten your seat belts. Driverless cars are coming your way. They’re ahead of schedule – -and may soon be for sale.

05/20/2015