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Chinese man invents suitcase scooter to solve traveller's woes

Chinese man invents suitcase scooter to solve traveller's woes | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
An unusual sight has hit the roads in Changsha City in China as a farmer-turned-inventor has created a motorised suitcase (Chinese man invents suitcase scooter to solve traveller's woes http://t.co/RR7aAyVPRs)...
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Dog uses catapult contraption to play fetch with itself

I don't know who is smarter. The dog owner (apparently, an engineer) who built this catapult to allow his dog to play fetch with itself or the dog who knows how to use the contraption so perfectly that it can keep itself entertained when its owner...
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This Robot Gymnast Blooper Reel Is as Hilarious As It Is Adorable

We've seen Youtuber hinamitetu's robot gymnast successfully pull off a number of spectacular feats, including a perfect quadruple backflip and and Kovacs-Triple backflip-landing .
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This Gyrating Animatronic Doll Will Haunt Your Dreams

The thing dancing in this video is not a person. It's a humanoid installation piece, featuring facial recognition technology that allows it to focus on and follow you with its gaze. And yes, it is freaky as all hell.
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New diet craze offers five days of feasting for two days of famine

New diet craze offers five days of feasting for two days of famine | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
LONDON (Reuters) - Forget abandoning carbohydrates or detoxing. The new dieting craze sweeping Britain and taking off in the United States lets people eat whatever they like - but only five days a week.
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Chinese DIY Wiz Builds His Very Own Scrap-Part Robot

Chinese DIY Wiz Builds His Very Own Scrap-Part Robot | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
Tao Xiangli, a 37-year-old inventor from Beijing, China, has spent over 150,000 yuan ($25,000) and more than 11 months building a functional robot made of scrap parts and wires bought from second-hand markets.
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Tiny New Compound Camera Is Built Like a Bug's Eye | Wired Science | Wired.com

Tiny New Compound Camera Is Built Like a Bug's Eye | Wired Science | Wired.com | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
Scientists have built a digital camera inspired by the compound eyes of insects such as bees and flies.
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WATCH: Beer Bottle That Lights Up Coming Soon?

WATCH: Beer Bottle That Lights Up Coming Soon? | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
There's already a beer can that turns mountains blue when it gets cold enough, so why not have a beer bottle that lights up when you party?
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Moth drives a tiny robot to check out smells

Moth drives a tiny robot to check out smells | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
Beware of robots driven by small insects. A group of researchers has put a silkmoth in the driver's seat of a small two-wheeled robot to study how the insect tracks down smells.
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Go Bionic With These Wearable Arduino Projects

Go Bionic With These Wearable Arduino Projects | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
The emerging field of smart textiles, known as "Wearables" or e-textiles, has gained considerable momentum in the past few years as enthusiasts continue to build more and more complex projects with microcontrollers that keep growing in power while...
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Developers selling ‘dragonfly’ robotic drone for about $100

Developers selling ‘dragonfly’ robotic drone for about $100 | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
The Air Force has spent more than $1 million to help develop a small and versatile robot dragonfly. But in a move to raise funds for the Dragonfly, the developers are offering the public the chance to own their own flying robot Dragonfly for $119.
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Humanoid robot flexes its 160 muscles for creepy realism

Humanoid robot flexes its 160 muscles for creepy realism | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
Robots that look like people are nothing new, but not all of them truly aim to imitate the human body. The Kenshiro robot, an ongoing project at the University of Tokyo, aims to simulate a person right down the muscles and bones.
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11 Coolest Apps Ever

11 Coolest Apps Ever | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
The best thing about smartphones are… Apps! From sexual vibrators to finding toilets for emergency situations, meet 10 apps you won't be able to live without.
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10 Bizarre Vintage Baby Gadgets

10 Bizarre Vintage Baby Gadgets | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
Parents are all about making their babies safe, right? Let's take a look at some weird gadgets they used for their kids in the past.
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Who Needs a Car When You Have a Drivable Suitcase?

Who Needs a Car When You Have a Drivable Suitcase? | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
If you thought suitcases with wheels were handy, wait till you check out this new invention.
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Expensive Japanese Walking Bicycle Replaces Pedaling with Stepping

Expensive Japanese Walking Bicycle Replaces Pedaling with Stepping | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
Some inventions are absolute genius, like the Segway, while others are utterly absurd, like this expensive Japanese walking bicycle. It’s a lot like an elliptical cross-trainer that moves.
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A "floating" table made of magnetic cubes

The individual cubes in the Float Table appear to be suspended in the air. The effect is created by a combination of embedded magnets and steel cables, creating furniture that appears stable when still, but moves when touched.
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Norah – Probably the World’s Most Dangerous Bicycle

Norah – Probably the World’s Most Dangerous Bicycle | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
“It is as MAD as it looks,” British garage inventor Colin Furze says about his crazy jet-powered bicycle, Norah. Strapping a home-made jet engine to an old bike, the nutty Brit has created what may very well be the most dangerous bicycle ever.
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Clothing in a Can – Designer Mixes Fashion and Science to Create Spray-On Fabric

Clothing in a Can – Designer Mixes Fashion and Science to Create Spray-On Fabric | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
Spanish fashion designer Manel Torres is the man behind the world’s first spray-on clothing, which is applied directly on the body and can be washed and worn again just like your regular clothes.
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One More Reason to Bike to Work: A Pedal-Powered Charger

One More Reason to Bike to Work: A Pedal-Powered Charger | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
Siva Cycles hopes to provide the developing world with power by giving you the ability to charge your mobile device while you pedal your bicycle. (Bike to work and charge your phone all at the same time with this Kickstarter pedal-powered charger.
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World’s Most Expensive Car Wax Costs More Than a Car

World’s Most Expensive Car Wax Costs More Than a Car | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
Retailing at a jaw-dropping $97,060 the GRV goldRally Wax from luxurious car care products maker Mitchell & King has been described as “exceptionally exclusive” and is by far the most expensive car wax ever created.
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Japan’s “Infidelity Phone” Keeps Extramarital Affairs Private

Japan’s “Infidelity Phone” Keeps Extramarital Affairs Private | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
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These days, the world is going crazy over smartphones, but in Japan, people who engage in extramarital relations remain faithful to a seemingly outdated mobile phone which does a great job of keeping their affairs private.
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Finnjet – A 29-Meter-Long Junk Limousine Worth $1 Million

Finnjet – A 29-Meter-Long Junk Limousine Worth $1 Million | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
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What weighs 7,500 pounds, is 29-foot long and made completely from junk scraps? Why, a limousine of course. ‘Finnijet’ belongs to Antti Rahko, a 72-year-old chauffeur from Finland.
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Airbag for smartphones invented

Airbag for smartphones invented | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
It's a momentary lapse that can cost hundreds. But the cracked screens that result from dropped iPhones could become a thing of the past thanks to an unlikely invention – an airbag for smartphones.
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WATCH: Seriously Cool Helmet Lets You Live In 'Slow Mo'

WATCH: Seriously Cool Helmet Lets You Live In 'Slow Mo' | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
A German artist with some serious high-tech chops has created a piece of avant garde headgear that allows the wearer to slow down life.
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