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August 2006
Aug 1, 2006
A Real-life Feral Child?
A 23-year-old woman who spent her formative years living among a pack of dogs now exhibits canine behaviors
Aug 2, 2006
Superhero Reality Show Promises Immortality
Finalists on "Who Wants to Be a Superhero?" compete for the chance to star in a comic book and TV series.
Aug 3, 2006
Smell Ya Later...Literally
Scientists have developed a machine that analyzes aromas and reproduces them by mixing 96 different chemicals.
Aug 4, 2006
Alien Artists Strike Again!
It's that time of year again: crop circle season. Extravagant circles are popping up in wheat fields of Southern England.
Aug 8, 2006
Look Ma, No Interfaces!
A research scientist recently demonstrated a completely touch-driven computer screen that responds to different levels of pressure.
Aug 9, 2006
Japanese to Live on the Moon
The Japan Aeorspace Exploration Agency raised eyebrows last week with its plan to build an inhabitable base on the moon by 2030.
Aug 10, 2006
A Plague of Killer Spiders?
It may not be unmanageable swarms of locusts, but a recent plague of yellow sac spiders has many Austrians hysterical.
Aug 11, 2006
Hezbollah Hacks Into American ISPs
Members of the militant group have been hijacking Internet providers in Texas and New Jersey to broadcast their messages.
Aug 15, 2006
Can't Buy Me Love? Not So Fast...
Do you need a way to impress someone? Think that a constantly-ringing cell phone will do the trick? Try the Popularity Dialer.
Aug 16, 2006
Bringing Woolly Mammoths Back to Life
A Canadian team of researchers has discovered it can extract DNA from woolly mammoth carcasses stuck in millennia-old permafrost.
Aug 17, 2006
Hybrid Mutant Discovered in Maine
A mystery beast that terrorized the residents of Turner, Maine for 15 years was found dead by the side of the road, and experts still aren't exactly sure what it is.
Aug 21, 2006
Robot Fire Snake to the Rescue
The snake robot "Anna Konda" could climb stairs, push its way through collapsed buildings and put out tunnel fires.
Aug 22, 2006
Big Bang Called Into Question
The snake robot "Anna Konda" could climb stairs, push its way through collapsed buildings and put out tunnel fires.
Aug 24, 2006
Goodbye, Buttons: The Future of Cell Phones
Fashionable new offerings in the world of cell-phone technology include a buttonless prototype by Synaptics called Onyx.

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