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Ford is my co-pilot: Technology wrests control of car from driver as accident nears | SmartPlanet

Ford is my co-pilot: Technology wrests control of car from driver as accident nears | SmartPlanet | Chasing the Future | Scoop.it
Good news for motorists who would rather manipulate their messy slice of pizza than keep their hands on the wheel and eyes on the road.
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33rd Square | Futuristic Tube Transport System Looks To Speed Passengers Around The Globe

33rd Square | Futuristic Tube Transport System Looks To Speed Passengers Around The Globe | Chasing the Future | Scoop.it
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Forget Glass, Google wants to put a camera on your eyeball

Forget Glass, Google wants to put a camera on your eyeball | Chasing the Future | Scoop.it
A new patent filing shows that Google is exploring ways to embed a camera into your eyeball with an electronic contact lens.
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Chinese company wants to build this spectacular floating city

Chinese company wants to build this spectacular floating city | Chasing the Future | Scoop.it
A massive underwater city proposal for China has its residents getting around by submarine.
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Google X project aims to describe a healthy human, to make disease prevention easier

Google X project aims to describe a healthy human, to make disease prevention easier | Chasing the Future | Scoop.it

The Baseline Study is a collaboration between the Google X “moonshot” organization and various clinical and academic partners.

 

The work should fit in well with the health-monitoring aspects of Google’s wearable efforts.


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See the world from the edge of the space in the ‘Bloon’

See the world from the edge of the space in the ‘Bloon’ | Chasing the Future | Scoop.it
With Virgin Galactic inching closer to conduct its first planned flight to the space, we are at the verge of entering into the new era of commercial space (See the world from the edge of the space in the ‘Bloon’: With Virgin Galactic...

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Allen Taylor's curator insight, July 22, 3:22 PM

Spanish company offers baloon flights to the edge of space. No astronaut wings, but a much longer lasting experience than Virgin Galactic's five minutes of weightlessness, albeit at a higher price.

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Barry Underwood's Light Installations - Daily Art

Barry Underwood's Light Installations - Daily Art | Chasing the Future | Scoop.it
Barry Underwood photographs wonderfully mysterious light installations that he installs on-site in forests, mountainsides, or near lakes and rivers.
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OwnPhones, des écouteurs sans fil imprimés en 3D adaptés à votre oreille

OwnPhones, des écouteurs sans fil imprimés en 3D adaptés à votre oreille | Chasing the Future | Scoop.it
OwnPhones est une paire d’écouteurs sans fil qui s’adaptent parfaitement à l’oreille de son propriétaire grâce à l’impression 3D.

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10 Breakthrough Innovations That Will Shape The World In 2025

10 Breakthrough Innovations That Will Shape The World In 2025 | Chasing the Future | Scoop.it
A world where food is plentiful and drugs are personalized may not be as far off as it seems.
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goTenna lets you send text messages when there's no network available

goTenna lets you send text messages when there's no network available | Chasing the Future | Scoop.it
When a mobile network is down, overloaded or simply out of range, it can certainly be inconvenient or potentially much worse. goTenna aims to keep mobile de...
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Say Hello to the Robotic Personal Assistant of Your Dreams

Say Hello to the Robotic Personal Assistant of Your Dreams | Chasing the Future | Scoop.it
Born from MIT's Media Lab, 'Jibo' can take photos, remind you of important dates and events and, more importantly, interact with you and learn about you.

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Construction begins on largest carbon capture project for an existing coal plant to date

Construction begins on largest carbon capture project for an existing coal plant to date | Chasing the Future | Scoop.it
The U.S. Department of Energy along with NRG Energy and JX Nippon, has announced that construction has begun on a post-combustion carbon capture project in Texas. The project will seek to capture approximately 90 percent of carbon dioxide emissions from a coal fired power plant, preventing it from being ...
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These 16 X-rays of toys are surprisingly awesome | News | Geek.com

These 16 X-rays of toys are surprisingly awesome | News | Geek.com | Chasing the Future | Scoop.it
Perhaps you’ve spent time wondering about the inner workings of some project of modern manufacturing — maybe something as simple as a toy. Although, how many of us have the time or inclination [...]
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En bref : des lentilles de Google pourraient mesurer la glycémie

En bref : des lentilles de Google pourraient mesurer la glycémie | Chasing the Future | Scoop.it
Mesurer la glycémie chez une personne diabétique ou corriger la presbytie : ce sont les deux applications potentielles de futures lentilles de contact qui résulteraient d'un accord entre une filiale du groupe pharmaceutique suisse Novartis et...

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Make hand music with your own pair of Imogen Heap's gloves

Make hand music with your own pair of Imogen Heap's gloves | Chasing the Future | Scoop.it
Gesture-based music in the style of Imogen Heap comes to your hands from Kickstarter.
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Israel builds a zombie apocalypse survival vehicle

Israel builds a zombie apocalypse survival vehicle | Chasing the Future | Scoop.it
The IMI Combat Guard military truck comes equipped with electronic countermeasures and can hit 95 mph.
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Yamaha XV750 Virago Cafe Racer | “GoGo” - Grease n Gasoline

Yamaha XV750 Virago Cafe Racer | “GoGo” - Grease n Gasoline | Chasing the Future | Scoop.it
Yamaha XV750 Virago Cafe Racer | “GoGo”
Custom Yamaha Virago Cafe Racer Based on a stock Yamaha XV750 Virago Erick Runyon, a well known motorcycle photographer is the brains and hands behind this Yamaha XV750 Virago Cafe Racer. This Yamaha Cafe Racer takes lotsa design cues from classified moto's and Exile cycle's Yamaha XV750 Virago Cafe Racer builds. Erik's Yamaha XV750 Virago Cafe Racer conversion includes 2002 GSXR 1000 front end, Harley Sportster carb, rear set from dime city cycles, Custom Headlamp grill, Custom clip-on handlebars, Custom Megaphone muffler. Yamaha XV750 Virago Cafe Racer is given a nick name "GoGo" inspired by Killbill movie.
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Hoverbike drone project for air transport takes off

Hoverbike drone project for air transport takes off | Chasing the Future | Scoop.it
What happens when you cross a helicopter with a motorbike? The crew at Malloy Aeronautics has been focused on a viable answer and has launched a crowdfunding campaign to support its Hoverbike project, 'The Hoverbike is the result of years worth of research and development,' said Chris Malloy of Malloy ...
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Javier Riera - Geometry Meets Nature - Daily Art

Javier Riera - Geometry Meets Nature - Daily Art | Chasing the Future | Scoop.it
Javier Riera understands geometry as a natural language previous to matter, able to establish with it a sort of subtle and revealing resonance.
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A Japanese Artist Launches Plants Into Space

A Japanese Artist Launches Plants Into Space | Chasing the Future | Scoop.it
This week, Azuma Makoto’s Exobiotanica project sent a bonsai tree and a floral arrangement into the stratosphere — and T has the photographic evidence.
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Scientists 'delete' HIV virus from human DNA for the first time

Scientists 'delete' HIV virus from human DNA for the first time | Chasing the Future | Scoop.it
A team at Temple University in Philadelphia used a combination of a DNA-snipping enzyme to eradicate the viral genome from the human cell.

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Erik Meldahl Wants to 3D-Print this Extraordinary Maasaica Car with Biodegradable Materials in Kenya

Erik Meldahl Wants to 3D-Print this Extraordinary Maasaica Car with Biodegradable Materials in Kenya | Chasing the Future | Scoop.it
This extraordinary Maasaica car was 3d-printed using local biodegradable materials in Kenya
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Modular Eco-Mobius Phone Cuts Electronic Waste With Upgradeable Guts

Modular Eco-Mobius Phone Cuts Electronic Waste With Upgradeable Guts | Chasing the Future | Scoop.it
The ZTE Corporation's Eco-Mobius phone has sliding modules that can be upgraded individually, eliminating excess waste.
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You don’t need drugs to be tripped out by this unique timelapse of great American cities

You don’t need drugs to be tripped out by this unique timelapse of great American cities | Chasing the Future | Scoop.it
Although they'd help.

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LED tech being developed to grow food on Mars | Science! | Geek.com

LED tech being developed to grow food on Mars | Science! | Geek.com | Chasing the Future | Scoop.it
We will face considerable technological hurdles designing any sort of manned mission to Mars and beyond, but simply building a ship that can convey astronauts to the outer solar system is only one [...]
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A 15-Year-Old is Developing a 3D Printer That’s 10 Times Faster Than Anything on the Market!

A 15-Year-Old is Developing a 3D Printer That’s 10 Times Faster Than Anything on the Market! | Chasing the Future | Scoop.it
Thomas Suarez says he has developed a 3D printer ten times faster than anything on the market.
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Japanese Designers Create a Huge Delta 3D Printer – 4 Meters Tall

Japanese Designers Create a Huge Delta 3D Printer – 4 Meters Tall | Chasing the Future | Scoop.it
  Recently we have been seeing a lot of innovative 3D printing technology coming out of Asia. The Chinese have been at the forefront of developing a

Via Jinbuhm Kim, Manuel Mühlbauer, Hassan Raza Balti, arslog
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