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SHOULD ANIMALS HAVE THE SAME RIGHTS AS PEOPLE?

In December 2013, four captive chimpanzees in the state of New York became the first nonhuman primates in history to sue their human captors in an attempt to gain their freedom. The chimps’ lawyers,...

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AIR FORCE SAYS ROBOT WARRIORS EXHAUSTED

A leaked internal memo says the Air Force’s drone division is not only unmanned, but understaffed and overworked. Coming shortly before a major defense budget battle, the memo is a fascinating window into the...

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Google’s self-driving car ready to hit the road

Google says the first completed prototype of its self-driving car is ready to be road tested. The company made the announcement in a post on Google’s social networking site, alongside a picture of a...

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Elevators Set to Take New Direction

No longer will elevators that move sideways remain the stuff of fiction. ThyssenKrupp is rolling out a new cable-free elevator and it could very well be the lift elevators need. Eliot Brown joins MoneyBeat....

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GIFT GUIDE: FOR THE RECENTLY DUMPED

Break-ups are tough enough as it is, but a heartbreak during the holiday season is particularly excruciating. Nobody wants to be surrounded by gushy holiday cheer bullshit when their heart is torn in two....

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Can this iPhone app remote-control your dog?

Who wouldn’t want a remote control for their pet? Or, perhaps, who would? I love pet gadgets, especially wacky ones like Bowlingual, which claims to translate barks into human speech. Well, a collar attachment called Pet-Remote is...