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Cologne Cathedral Hires Lawyer to Stop Pokeman Hunters

Jul 26
The Catholic Church has hired a lawyer to tackle a plague of "Pokemon Go" players invading Cologne Cathedral.

Solar Projects Can't Save the Forest for the Trees?

By Frank Eltman | Jul 26
Solar energy ordinarily wins praise from groups that want to cut greenhouse gases, but a proposed solar project at a defunct Long Island nuclear power plant has stirred outrage because it requires demolishing 350 acres of woodlands.

Checklist of Possible Behavioral Warning Signs of Dementia

Jul 26
Researchers on Sunday outlined a syndrome called "mild behavioral impairment" that may be a harbinger of Alzheimer's or other dementias, and proposed a checklist of symptoms to help identify who's at risk.

It's Not a Good Idea to Play 'Pokemon Go' at Beyonce & Rihanna Shows

Jul 25
You should really take a break from playing "Pokemon Go" while you're at a Beyonce or Rihanna concert. Just a thought!

'Pokemon Go' Players Stumble On Hidden History

By Matt O'Brien | Jul 25
Historical markers have long dotted the landscape, often barely noticed by passers-by - until they became treasure-filled stops this month on the "Pokemon Go" trail.

MH370 Mystery Spurred Efforts to Improve Aircraft Tracking

By Kelvin Chan | Jul 25
As investigators prepare to wind down the Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 search after more than two fruitless years, the airline industry is still working to raise safety standards to prevent another plane from going missing.

Watch It, Cowboy: Japan's 9 Safety Tips for "Pokemon Go"

By Satoshi Sugiyama | Jul 25
Aware of the reports of "Pokemon Go"-related mishaps elsewhere, Japan's government-run National Center of Incident Readiness and Strategy for Cybersecurity has issued a flier with these nine public safety tips.

Colorado Town's Water May Be Tainted With Marijuana Chemical

Jul 24
Officials told residents of a small Colorado community not to drink or shower in tap water Thursday because one of the town's wells may have been contaminated with THC, marijuana's intoxicating chemical.

How to Choose A Fitness Tracker When They all Sound the Same

By Anick Jesdanun | Jul 24
Most fitness trackers can measure a lot: steps taken, heart beats, sleep quality and workout performance. That's a lot of data, but are they useful?

Israel Takes on Facebook in Battle Against Incitement

By Tia Goldenberg | Jul 24
Nine months ago, Dareen Tatour posted a poem to Facebook about her frustration over spiking violence between Israelis and Palestinians. Days later, Israeli police banged on her door in the middle of the night and arrested her.

Group Clones California Giant Trees to Combat Climate Change

By Scott Smith | Jul 24
Sequoias growing in the Sierra are among the biggest and oldest trees on Earth, some nearly 300 feet tall and up to 3,000 years old. Could they hep combat climate change?

Too Busy for Pokemon? These Entrepreneurs Will Play for You

By Ezra Kaplan | Jul 23
Too busy with your real life to play the hit augmented reality game "Pokemon Go"? For a price, some entrepreneurs will play the game for you.

'Mr. Robot,' 'Suicide Squad' Debut in VR Form At Comic-Con

By Derrik J. Lang | Jul 23
The creators of the USA Network hacker drama and the Warner Bros. supervillain mash-up respectively premiered virtual reality experiences Thursday in atmospheric venues located outside the San Diego Convention Center.

DOT Secretary Wants More Rigorous Reviews of Robotic Cars

By Michael Liedtke | Jul 23
U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx said Tuesday that he wants government regulators and the auto industry to work more closely together to test self-driving technology.

Having Stomach Troubles? Try Swallowing An Origami Robot

By Matt O'Brien | Jul 23
Has your child swallowed a small battery? In the future, a tiny robot made from pig gut could capture it and expel it.

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