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Clinton Warns China on Iran Sanctions

China/Japan | YP - Sat, 01/30/2016 - 05:00

The secretary of state told China on Friday that it would face diplomatic isolation if it did not fall in line.

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Stunning photo catches the ISS in transit over the full moon

Cnet Web 2.0 - Fri, 07/03/2015 - 00:43

While other eyes were on Jupiter and Venus, one photographer snapped a beautiful photo of the full moon -- complete with International Space Station.

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America challenges Japan to real-life battle of giant robots

Cnet Web 2.0 - Fri, 07/03/2015 - 00:39

Now that America's MegaBots and Japan's Suidobashi Heavy Industries have both built giant, pilot-controlled robots, it seems obvious what has to happen next.

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A Problem of 'Religion,' and Polling, in China

China/Japan | YP - Fri, 07/03/2015 - 00:00

China's seemingly high number of atheists may have more to do with the politics of language than a rejection of religious belief.

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Conan looks at Marshawn Lynch in the new Call of Duty video game

Cnet Web 2.0 - Thu, 07/02/2015 - 23:22

Seattle Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch is trading footballs for machine guns in the Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 video game. A new "Conan" gave viewers a sneak peak of Lynch getting in the game.

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Huge robots battling to the death? Count us in (Tomorrow Daily 202)

Cnet Web 2.0 - Thu, 07/02/2015 - 23:00

Khail and Ashley discuss a potential fight between two of the biggest robots they've ever seen, watch what looks like an AR version of MS Paint and enjoy a tiny car's transformation into a mini-train. #TDRoboFight

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Aliens will look just like humans, says Cambridge professor

Cnet Web 2.0 - Thu, 07/02/2015 - 22:25

Technically Incorrect: Building on the principle of evolutionary convergence, an academic says it's likely that aliens will resemble us.

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Photo: Zhuangjiajie, by Jens Schott Knudsen

CBlog Spread CE3 - Thu, 07/02/2015 - 22:11

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This flatworm stabs itself in the head to reproduce

Cnet Web 2.0 - Thu, 07/02/2015 - 21:55

When some flatworms can't find a mate, a new study says, they reproduce in a way that will make you thank the god of your choice you're not a flatworm.

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Crave Ep. 209: Singing robot stars in new opera production

Cnet Web 2.0 - Thu, 07/02/2015 - 21:53

An autonomous humanoid robot named Myon currently stars in a German opera called "My Square Lady."

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What does Steve Wozniak think of the new 'Steve Jobs' trailer?

Cnet Web 2.0 - Thu, 07/02/2015 - 21:20

A new extended trailer for the upcoming "Steve Jobs" biopic came out Wednesday, and while there are some pieces he says are completely false, Steve Wozniak can't wait to see the movie in theaters.

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Prince won't stream music 4 U: Artist drops Spotify, Rdio

Cnet Web 2.0 - Thu, 07/02/2015 - 21:20

After Taylor Swift revived a public debate over payments to artists by streaming-music services, Prince is the next high-profile musician to pull his catalog off some Web venues.

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White House Orders Review of Rules for Genetically Modified Crops

New York Times Tech - Thu, 07/02/2015 - 21:19

Critics of biotechnology have long said that the current regulatory system is too lax.

Categories: Technology

What to watch on iTunes and HBO Now for July 2015

Cnet Web 2.0 - Thu, 07/02/2015 - 21:00

Apple's offering some free downloads of new shows like "Scream" and "Zoo." Meanwhile, HBO is streaming some new shows for free on Facebook.

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Renée James, President of Intel, Is Leaving the Company

New York Times Tech - Thu, 07/02/2015 - 20:50

The chief executive is using Ms. James’s departure as an opportunity to make sweeping organizational changes.

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Snapchat update gives your finger a rest

Cnet Web 2.0 - Thu, 07/02/2015 - 20:44

An update to the popular messaging app doesn't require you to hold down your finger to view snaps. It also includes an extra layer of security and new ways to add friends.

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FarWestChina’s Josh Summers on New Travel Guide and Life in Xinjiang

CBlog Spread CE3 - Thu, 07/02/2015 - 20:41

As mounting violence in recent years has led to an

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Federal agent pleads guilty to corruption charges in Silk Road case

Cnet Web 2.0 - Thu, 07/02/2015 - 20:38

A former DEA agent admits to pocketing more than $100,000 worth of bitcoins that he solicited from Ross Ulbricht, founder of the online bazaar for illegal drugs.

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HistorySource: The Polaroid Swinger: Changing the Market in an Instant

New York Times Tech - Thu, 07/02/2015 - 19:51

The low-cost, mass-market camera foreshadowed the Apple iPhone and other hand-held devices that let people capture images and share them right away.

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Word of the Week: Your Country

CBlog Spread CE3 - Thu, 07/02/2015 - 19:38

The Word of the Week comes from the Grass-Mud Hors

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The Tank Man 6-4

Mark Roswell aka Da Shan

Best Friends Forever: Canada and China