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In Japan, Robot Dogs Are for Life -- And Death

In Japan, Robot Dogs Are for Life -- And Death

AFP (Feb. 25, 2015) Robot dogs are the perfect pet for some in Japan who go to repairmen-turned-vets when their pooch breaks down - while a full Buddhist funeral ceremony awaits those who don't make it. Duration: 02:40 Video provided by AFP
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Water Leaks Into Astronaut's Helmet

Water Leaks Into Astronaut's Helmet

Reuters - US Online Video (Feb. 25, 2015) A dramatic finish to a spacewalk as NASA astronaut Terry Virts' helmet pools with water. Rough Cut (no reporter narration). Video provided by Reuters
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Retinal Prosthesis Helps Man See Wife Again After A Decade

Retinal Prosthesis Helps Man See Wife Again After A Decade

Newsy (Feb. 24, 2015) Eyesight is a powerful sense and losing it can be devastating, so new prostheses that help people see again could be revolutionary. Video provided by Newsy
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Watch Two Rescued Otters Adorably Eat Scrambled Eggs Together

Watch Two Rescued Otters Adorably Eat Scrambled Eggs Together

Buzz60 (Feb. 24, 2015) Add this to the list of things you never thought would be so good together: otter pups and scrambled eggs. Gillian Pensavalle (@GillianWithaG) has the video. Video provided by Buzz60
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