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2016 is officially the second hottest year in U.S. history
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2016 is officially the second hottest year in U.S. history

January 10th, 2017 | by Contributor
WASHINGTON — With steamy nights, sticky days and torrential downpours, last year went down as one of the warmest and wildest weather years on record in the United States. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration...
Apple said to be working on AR glasses with Carl Zeiss
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Apple said to be working on AR glasses with Carl Zeiss

January 10th, 2017 | by Contributor
Apple is focusing its rumored interest in the augmented reality space on creating a new pair of AR glasses with Carl Zeiss, according to a new report. The tech titan is working with the German optics manufacturer on a pair of...
At CES 2017, you have to ask: What makes a robot a robot?
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At CES 2017, you have to ask: What makes a robot a robot?

January 10th, 2017 | by Contributor
Tall, small, dancing, singing, cleaning, sassy, silly, cute and scary — CES 2017 was awash with robots. While there are the obvious entries like the humanoid “Pepper,” exhibits at the...
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Behind the Yahoo shake-up and Verizon deal

January 10th, 2017 | by Contributor
January 10, 2017, 7:35 AM| According to a regulatory filing, Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer will resign from the company’s board after it sells most of its assets to Verizon in a $4.8 billion deal. The remainder of the company...
U.S. plan on endangered polar bears lacks teeth, critics say
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U.S. plan on endangered polar bears lacks teeth, critics say

January 10th, 2017 | by Contributor
ANCHORAGE, Alaska — The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service released its plan Monday for the recovery of threatened polar bears, acknowledging it will take no direct action for addressing the primary threat...
Old theory on how the moon formed gets new life
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Old theory on how the moon formed gets new life

January 10th, 2017 | by Contributor
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — A series of cosmic collisions may have spawned multiple moonlets that morphed into the one big moon we know today. Rather than one giant impact that knocked off part of early Earth and created the...