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Recycling water is key for astronauts on the International Space Station since sending water to the crew is heavy and expensive. The current systems work well and the tech is being used here on Earth in places where clean drinking water is in short supply. In an effort to increase efficiency, astr...

August 20th 2015 at 1:40pm 0 Comments
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Google is ever so slowly reintroducing Map Maker, the service that allows anyone to contribute to Google Maps. The company was left a little red-faced in May when a prank submission was discovered depicting an Android mascot urinating on the Apple logo. Google eventually took it down and suspended...

August 13th 2015 at 9:27am 0 Comments
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Google is suspending Map Maker, the service that allows anyone to contribute to Google Maps, following a prank submission that showed the Android mascot urinating on an Apple logo. When the mapping mischief was first discovered, most of us had a good chuckle and wondered who was responsible. Inevit...

May 11th 2015 at 12:58pm 0 Comments
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If you're the type of man that enjoys dry feet and pants, you'd better think twice before emptying your bladder in Hamburg, Germany. Pee against a wall in the city's historic red light district and there's a good chance that your stream will come back to bite you thanks to a coat of nano-paint.

March 11th 2015 at 3:18am 0 Comments
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As a new parent, there are some issues that I can't see with the naked eye. Things like dehydration and bacterial infections can go unnoticed in little tykes, but there's a group of engineering students that's are looking to help. A team from University of California, Riverside developed The Diape...

September 10th 2014 at 3:20am 0 Comments
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Alt-week peels back the covers on some of the more curious sci-tech stories from the last seven days. Remember when we told you last week that we live in a strange world? Well, we had no idea what we were talking about. Seriously, things are about to get a whole lot weirder. High school is certain...

August 4th 2012 at 1:00pm 0 Comments
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If you've been anxiously anticipating an update on the current state of pee-based bathroom gaming technology, urine luck! In the above news brief, Next Media Animation and its eclectic, somewhat terrifying and consistently hilarious 3D side show takes a look at gaming technology designed to make...

December 3rd 2011 at 7:30pm 0 Comments
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Do you have to relieve yourself? Is your robot low on batteries? Your previously problematic world could soon be harmonized in one magical step. The Bristol Robotics Lab has been feeding funny trash to its Microbial Fuel Cells for quite some time -- rotten fruit, decomposed-in-sludge fly juice, gra...

July 28th 2010 at 11:04pm 0 Comments