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BBC: The medications that change who we are

They’ve been linked to road rage, pathological gambling, and complicated acts of fraud. Some make us less neurotic, and others may even...

CNN: Samsung’s BB-8-like personal assistant Ballie follows you around at home

Samsung unveiled on Monday its vision for the futuristic home, where robots follow you around, anticipate your needs and serve as "companions."...

AP: CES tech show: Voice for the gas pump, sensors for the plant

A connected world means paying for gas with your voice and sensing when a plant needs water.

AP: Tesla delivers first Chinese-made Model 3 to customers

Tesla’s Shanghai factory delivered its first cars to customers Monday and chief executive Elon Musk said the electric automaker plans to set...

NPR: Facebook Issues New Rules On Deepfake Videos, Targeting Misinformation

Facebook says it's banning many types of misleading videos from its site, in a push against deepfake content and online misinformation campaigns.

BBC: Google denies Xiaomi access over security bug

A user in the Netherlands alleged that his Google Home Hub began displaying photos from unidentified locations on its smart screen when he accessed...

NPR: India Announces Plans For Its First Human Space Mission

India's space agency says that four astronaut candidates have been selected for its first human mission, targeted to launch by 2022, but...

CNN: Nanobots, ape chauffeurs and flights to Pluto. The predictions for 2020 we got horribly wrong

London (CNN Business)You're late for work because you forgot to set the alarm clock embedded in your forearm. Rushing out of bed,...

BBC: Chinese start-up Mobike loses more than 200,000 bikes

Chinese start-up Mobike has announced that it lost more than 200,000 bikes in 2019.  The company said in a blog that...

BBC: World’s oldest fossil trees uncovered in New York

The earliest fossilised trees, dating back 386 million years, have been found at an abandoned quarry in New York.

NPR: In Uncrewed Test, Boeing’s Starliner Capsule Fails To Reach Space Station

Boeing's new Starliner capsule, on its maiden uncrewed flight to the International Space Station, has failed to attain its proper orbit after...

AP: Toyota unveils upgraded version of its humanoid robot

Toyota Motor Corp. has unveiled an upgraded version of its human-shaped T-HR3 robot. The robot, which is controlled remotely by a person...

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[Champaign] Two Dog Parks = Two Fobs

There are two dog park in the CU area.  The Urbana Park District's dog park is located on Perkins Road in northeast...

Chicago Auto Show

About the Show Dates & Times February 8-17, 202010 a.m. - 10 p.m (8...

CHINESE NEW YEAR IN CHICAGO

Year of the Rat, Jan. 24 – Feb. 9 Ring in the Chinese New Year in Chicago! The city...

Champaign County Area Restaurant Week 2020

Jan 24, 2020 (12:00 AM) - Feb 01, 2020 (11:59 PM) Join us for this nine-day celebration of local food and drink! Participating restaurants will...