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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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Why Settle For Two Arms When You Can Have Four?

Researchers at MIT's d'Arbeloff Laboratory have unveiled a pair of wearable robotic limbs that would make Dr. Octopus proud.
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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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17 of the Most Beautifully Bizarre Cars Ever Designed

17 of the Most Beautifully Bizarre Cars Ever Designed | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
The High Museum of Art in Atlanta has assembled 17 of the most beautiful, hideous, and strange automotive creations.
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E.T. Found In New Mexico Landfill

E.T. Found In New Mexico Landfill | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
One of the most infamous urban legends in video games has turned out to be true.
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Band releases album as Linux kernel module

Band releases album as Linux kernel module | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
Not likely to be a volume mover, but …

A Seattle-based band called netcat - not to be confused with the networking tool of the same name - has perked ears in the software community by releasing its debut album as a Linux kernel module (among other more typical formats.)

Why?

From the band's Facebook page:

"Are you ever listening to an album, and thinking 'man, this sounds good, but I wish it crossed from user-space to kernel-space more often!' We got you covered. Our album is now fully playable as a loadable Linux kernel module."

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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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The History of Invisibility and the Future of Camouflage

The History of Invisibility and the Future of Camouflage | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
In 2004, the U.S. Army made a colossal mistake. It introduced a new digital camouflage called the Universal Camouflage Pattern (UCP), a single pattern designed to work across all environments.
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The "bizarre experiment" that became a flying jellyfish robot

The "bizarre experiment" that became a flying jellyfish robot | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
Small flying robots often take design cues from the flapping wings of insects and birds. But this robot prototype, pictured above, doesn't move like any wind-loving creature here on Earth — instead, it flies like the jellyfish swims.
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Advanced Imaging Reveals a Computer 1,500 Years Ahead of Its Time

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X-rays and advanced photography have uncovered the true complexity of the mysterious Antikythera mechanism, a device so astonishing that its discovery is like finding a functional Buick in medieval Europe.
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High-Tech Sweater Displays Wearer’s Emotions via Integrated LED Lights

High-Tech Sweater Displays Wearer’s Emotions via Integrated LED Lights | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
If you’ve always struggled to express your emotions, then you should seriously consider getting the Mood Sweater to do it for you. Sensoree, a San Francisco-based company, has created a new line of high-tech sweaters that display the wearer’s moods.
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Watch a 70-Year-Old Prefab House Unpacked and Rebuilt Over 48 Hours

Watch a 70-Year-Old Prefab House Unpacked and Rebuilt Over 48 Hours | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
When French architect Jean Prouvé--the grandaddy of prefab--built his prototype homes in the 1930s and 40s, he intended them to become affordable solutions to Europe's housing crisis.
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Finally, a functional flying car that actually looks pretty cool

Finally, a functional flying car that actually looks pretty cool | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
People complain that we still don’t have flying cars, but that’s not entirely true. There’s the Terrafugia Transition, but it looks like a piece of crap — a plane that we’re supposed to believe is car.
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11 Ways Tech Will Soon Grant You Superhuman Paranormal Powers

11 Ways Tech Will Soon Grant You Superhuman Paranormal Powers | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
Everybody had a favorite superhuman power as a kid – flying, invisibility, reading minds, character strength and agility. Well, here is a list of straight out of the comics. Check out these real superhuman powers technology will soon afforded us.
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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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"Impossible" Electric Airplane Takes Flight

The Berlin Air Show witnessed a silent, clean test flight by Airbus's E-Fan two-seater aircraft, which is entirely propelled by electricity
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The Weirdest Gaming Gadgets in 2014

The Weirdest Gaming Gadgets in 2014 | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
The online gaming industry is a booming entity, with a grand total of approximately 20 million players having spent 17 billion hours on Xbox Live.
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The Days of Atomic Locomotives in America

The Days of Atomic Locomotives in America | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
In the mid-1950s, Dr. Lyle B. Borst—a physics professor at the University of Utah who had formerly been a reactor designer with the Atomic Energy Commission—and his students in his Physics 280 Nuclear Technology course had a great idea.
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This Machine Folds Paper Planes, Then Flies Them Into The Recycling Bin

This Machine Folds Paper Planes, Then Flies Them Into The Recycling Bin | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
Humans have been rendered obsolete, at least where the paper airplane is concerned. This machine will fold a plane and launch it, sending it straight into the recycling bin.
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This Fish Is Driving Its Own Motorized Aquarium

It's always a good idea to give your pets lots of exercise and freedom. But how does that work with a fish who are reliant on a tank full of water to live?
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Meet the magic bra that can only be opened by "true love"

Meet the magic bra that can only be opened by "true love" | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
Ladies! Do you find yourself exposing your bosoms for pretty much anybody you have a small amount of affection for? Then do I have good news for you!
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Don't worry ladies; this bra will come off automatically when it senses you're in love (or maybe just late for work).  Was this really a problem before?

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17 High-Tech Gizmos From 1927's Version of CES

17 High-Tech Gizmos From 1927's Version of CES | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
Back in the 1920s, the New York Electrical Show was a bit like the Consumer Electronics Show of its day.
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Who's Still Robbing ATMs with USB Sticks?

Who's Still Robbing ATMs with USB Sticks? | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
Here's one quick way to rob a bank, over and over again. Find an ATM running Windows XP. Skeptical? Don't be, they're still installed all around the world.
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9 Amazing DIY Prosthetic Limbs

9 Amazing DIY Prosthetic Limbs | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
Prosthetics are known for being extremely expensive, and sometimes they provide limited mobility. Meet some amazing people who decided to break the system and create the prosthesis themselves.
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Les cinq voitures les plus étranges !

Les cinq voitures les plus étranges ! | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
Rinspeed sQuba (2008) Ça ressemble à une Lotus Elise… Mais ça n’en est pas une ! Inspiré par la Lotus de James Bond dans « L’espion …
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