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No Evidence of Time Travelers on the Internet, Study Says

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January 10, 2014
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Researchers at Michigan Technical University searched search engine sites and social media for Dr. Whos or Marty McFlys walking amongst us.


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Switzerland Launches First Mobile Robot to Help Travelers

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