Video Friday: Google Delivery Drones, Strange Robot Game, and Humanoid Does Ice Bucket Challenge

Google has delivery drones! Plus (of course) all the rest of Video Friday

Fri 29 Aug 14 from IEEE Spectrum

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iCloud nude photo leak: Apple says it is 'actively investigating' reports of a breach

Apple has said that it is "actively investigating" an alleged hack of its digital back-up service iCloud that apparently led to hundreds of nude photos of US celebrities being posted online.

5 hours ago from The Independent

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Neanderthal 'art' created 40,000 years ago found in Gibraltar cave

Neanderthals, long assumed to be simple, early forms of human beings, whose looks characterise them as brutish creatures, have shown signs of being more considered and creative than the species ...

4 hours ago from The Independent

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Comparing the six Samsung Gear smartwatches

When it comes to smartwatches, Samsung has had its foot on the gas pedal all through the last year. After launching the Galaxy Gear last September, the company pushed out three more watches ...

19 hours ago from Gizmag

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Scientists solve 'sliding rocks' puzzle

Scientists have finally worked out how rocks on a dry lake bed in California move across the ground.

Fri 29 Aug 14 from BBC News

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Researchers erase fearful memories in mice

Technique could one day lead to treatments for humans

Thu 28 Aug 14 from Science Now

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Hidden Obstacles for Google's Self-Driving Cars

Impressive progress hides major limitations of Google's quest for automated driving.Would you buy a self-driving car that couldn't drive itself in 99 percent of the country? Or that knew nearly ...

Thu 28 Aug 14 from MIT Technology Review

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Russian sex geckos die in orbit

Five gecko lizards sent into orbit on a Russian space satellite as part of a sex experiment have all died, the Russian space agency says.

5 hours ago from BBC News

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Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation found to boost memory

Failing memory is one of the (many) drawbacks of old age, but can also impact younger people suffering stroke, early-stage Alzheimer's disease, traumatic brain injury and cardiac arrest. In ...

9 hours ago from Gizmag

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Low-carb beats low-fat for weight loss, heart health, study shows

(HealthDay)—For people who want to lose weight and boost their heart health, cutting down on carbohydrates may work better than trimming dietary fat, a new study suggests.

5 hours ago from Medical Xpress

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