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Coming soon: A Breathalyzer for pot and cocaine?

Some people drive high.<p>They shouldn't, but they're high, so they don't really know what's good for them and what isn't.<p>Should they get stopped by police, the long nose of the law can sometimes sniff the presence of marijuana in their car.<p>Should they happen to have nosed their way into some cocaine, …

Your Facebook Like Is Worth $174.17

Are you generous with your Facebook Likes? Do you click that thumbs up button for anything that even just slightly amuses you? Maybe you should start …

NASA to launch planet-hunting mission with Google-backed satellite

NASA this week announced plans to launch two new projects: a mission to search for new planets, and an International Space Station (ISS) experiment to analyze X-rays emitted from neutron stars. Both are slated to launch in 2017, under the agency's Astrophysics Explorer Program.<p>NASA's Transiting …

Microsoft Apologizes, But Refuses to Comment on 'Always On'

I was planning on avoiding yet another controversy started on Twitter yesterday, as it seems there’s a new gaming-related one every few hours.<p>In it, Creative Director at Microsoft Studios Adam Orth kicked things off by saying he “didn’t understand the drama around ‘always on’ consoles” because …

Filipino Social Good Startups Win At IdeaSpace Competition

The results are in for Filipino accelerator IdeaSpace’s startup competition, and the top ten picks have a heavy focus on social projects.<p>A glance at the list reveals a strong emphasis on environmental and health-related projects, especially those that will likely benefit the developing nation’s …