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Tuesday, Jul 25, 2017 at 10:55 AM EDT

Twins Born Conjoined at the Heart

Twins Born Conjoined at the Heart

Twin baby girls Paisleigh and Paislyn Martinez were born conjoined at the chest, with their hearts fused together. Doctors from University of Minnesota Masonic Children's Hospital used groundbreaking technology...

Sunday, Jul 23, 2017 at 12:19 PM EDT

Pokémon Go Fest Attendees Refunded as Glitches Plague Event

Pokémon Go Fest Attendees Refunded as Glitches Plague Event

Thousands of people descended on Chicago Saturday for Pokémon Go Fest – an event that was billed as a celebration of the smartphone game’s first year but instead became a debacle plagued by massive lines and...

Friday, Jul 21, 2017 at 06:06 PM EDT

Lyft Launches Own Autonomous Vehicle Unit

Lyft Launches Own Autonomous Vehicle Unit

Lyft said Friday that it is setting up its own unit to develop autonomous vehicle technology, but its approach will be different from other companies and partnerships working on self-driving cars. The San...

Friday, Jul 21, 2017 at 03:05 PM EDT

How Would the East Coast Hyperloop Compare to World’s Largest Tunnels?

How Would the East Coast Hyperloop Compare to World’s Largest Tunnels?

Elon Musk’s proposed Hyperloop from New York to Philadelphia, Baltimore and Washington, D.C., would stretch over 250 miles. If built, how would that compare to the world’s largest tunnels?

Friday, Jul 21, 2017 at 11:51 AM EDT

What Drug-Dealing Darknet Sites Have in Common With eBay

What Drug-Dealing Darknet Sites Have in Common With eBay

AlphaBay, the now-shuttered online marketplace that authorities say traded in illegal drugs, firearms and counterfeit goods, wasn't all that different from any other e-commerce site, court documents show. Not...

Thursday, Jul 20, 2017 at 06:29 AM EDT

Batmobile for Mars to Be Displayed at Air & Space Museum

Batmobile for Mars to Be Displayed at Air & Space Museum

The type of vehicle that could explore the surface of Mars is going on display in Washington.

Friday, Jul 21, 2017 at 05:17 PM EDT

Mom Bitten by Shark Gets High-Tech Prosthetic Arm

Mom Bitten by Shark Gets High-Tech Prosthetic Arm

Tiffany Johnson lost her arm to a shark while on vacation in the Bahamas back in June. Only a month later and the mother of three keeps a positive attitude about the incident and continues to make progress with...

Thursday, Jul 20, 2017 at 05:19 PM EDT

6,000 Pound Mars Rover Concept Vehicle Starts Tour

6,000 Pound Mars Rover Concept Vehicle Starts Tour

A Mars rover concept vehicle is on display at the National Air and Space Museum in Washington, D.C. The electric vehicle seats four and maxes out at 6 mph. The vehicle was commissioned by the Kennedy Space...

Thursday, Jul 20, 2017 at 05:58 PM EDT

About That Hyperloop: Here's What Else You Can Do in 29 Min.

About That Hyperloop: Here's What Else You Can Do in 29 Min.

Given the hype surrounding Elon Musk's tweet about a potential hyperloop between D.C. and New York, a little perspective as to what 29 minutes means in the context of the average person's life could be useful.

Friday, Jul 21, 2017 at 02:50 PM EDT

Elon Musk Claims 'Verbal' OK for NY-Philly-DC Hyperloop

Elon Musk Claims 'Verbal' OK for NY-Philly-DC Hyperloop

New York to Washington in 29 minutes? Elon Musk says it's possible and he has the government's approval to do it (though it's anyone's guess which government or how long it'd take to build). "Just received...

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