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Machines vs. cashiers: Why shoppers are so divided over self-checkout
Where you stand on the self-checkout debate may be influenced by your age as well your view on whether the technology represents progress or a step backward as shoppers — aided by machines — do the work of cashiers.
Welcome to Decentraland, where investors spend real-world dollars flipping virtual real estate
Investors are buying plots of land in a virtual city the size of Washington, D.C., hoping to sell them for profit. Others are snapping up space looking to build art galleries, casinos and movie theatres in a parallel virtual world.
How do you clean up junk in outer space? Try a harpoon
In a British-led experiment, a harpoon flung from a satellite has successfully captured a piece of fake space garbage.
As It Happens
How photos of your hands could help bring child predators to justice
A team of forensic researchers in the U.K. are trying to develop an algorithm to catch child predators — and they need thousands of photographs of people's hands to do it.
Amber Alert mobile system working despite glitches, but could be tweaked, experts say
Year in space put U.S. astronaut's disease defenses on alert
These slimy, hungry blobs may have been the Earth's first creepy crawlies
Why one advocate says nuclear energy needs to be part of the plan to solve climate change
5 simple ways to reduce your exposure to air pollution outside
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