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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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This Robotic Water Snake is Both Graceful and Utterly Terrifying

This Robotic Water Snake is Both Graceful and Utterly Terrifying | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
Do snakes freak you out? How about the idea of being hunted down and killed by robots either of their own accord, or on orders from someone else?
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Spin This Brilliant Ridged Mug and It Automatically Stirs Itself

Spin This Brilliant Ridged Mug and It Automatically Stirs Itself | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
If you're not a morning person, or are dealing with a nasty hangover, the clinking sound of a spoon stirring a mug of coffee could drive you insane.
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Japan Develops Shock-Absorbing Electric Car Covered in Airbags

Japan Develops Shock-Absorbing Electric Car Covered in Airbags | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
Tweet Hiroshima University-affiliated startup business Humanix has recently revealed a three-wheel electric vehicle, called iSAVE YOU, which is covered in covered with an airbag-like cushion material that springs back to its original form after...
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Mind-controlled robot avatars inch towards reality

Mind-controlled robot avatars inch towards reality | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
The software necessary for mind-controlled robot avatars is being developed by an international team of researchers in Japan.
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12 Gangnam Style Inspired Objects

12 Gangnam Style Inspired Objects | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
Everyone has seen the latest internet sensation, "Gangnam Style" by Korean singer PSY. If you haven't, where have you been! Meet some crazy objects inspired by this new trend.
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Digital Paper Could Become Like 'Google Docs for Artists'

Digital Paper Could Become Like 'Google Docs for Artists' | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
Computer engineers have turned ordinary paper into a display with a UV lighting technique, which could one day help artists work on real-time collaborations from opposite sides of the world.
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6 Extreme Body Enhancements to Expect in the Next 10 Years

6 Extreme Body Enhancements to Expect in the Next 10 Years | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
In the next 10 years, I suspect that today's 'extreme plastic surgery' treatments will seem like run-of-the-mill procedures. The future is likely to bring us astonishingly advanced, and increasingly unusual ways to enhance our bodies.
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Cardboard bike is a 'game changer' in Africa

Cardboard bike is a 'game changer' in Africa | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
A bicycle made almost entirely of cardboard has the potential to change transportation habits from the world’s most congested cities to the poorest reaches of Africa, its Israeli inventor says.
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Classic iPod in Your Browser: The Best Way to Waste Your Friday

Classic iPod in Your Browser: The Best Way to Waste Your Friday | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
The iPod Classic might have one foot in the grave, but it still lives. On your computer. A clever designer made this fully playable iPod for your browser.
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These $10 Robots Will Change Robotics Education

These $10 Robots Will Change Robotics Education | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
Ken Goldberg and Ayorkor Korsah asked if a $10 robot could change education in Africa. Now, with the conclusion of their African Robotics Network's design challenge, we're starting to see the robots that could.
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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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Give the Gift of Awesome: 13 Things We Totally Love

Give the Gift of Awesome: 13 Things We Totally Love | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
December is lousy with impersonal gift guides, but this one's different: Wired staffers have spent quality time with all the items in this gallery and found them to be indispensable. (Dump those lousy gift guides.
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Blueprint: How to Build a Kaiju-Fighting Giant Robot

Blueprint: How to Build a Kaiju-Fighting Giant Robot | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
Want to know what makes a badass kaiju-fighting battle bot? There's a schematic for that. (Want the blueprint for a badass, kaiju-fightin,' population-protectin’ battle bot? Here you go!
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12 Geekiest Products You Can Buy on Black Friday

12 Geekiest Products You Can Buy on Black Friday | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
Take advantage of this Black Friday to express all the geekiness in you.
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Japan Mobile Company Debuts Real-Time Voice Translation App - IEEE Spectrum

Japan Mobile Company Debuts Real-Time Voice Translation App - IEEE Spectrum | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
NTT DoCoMo app allows callers to converse without language barriers...
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These Incredibly Lifelike Robotic Fish Will Never Go Belly Up

These Incredibly Lifelike Robotic Fish Will Never Go Belly Up | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
Great news if your aquarium goes through fish faster than a fish n' chips restaurant. Takara Tomy has created these robotic alternatives that will swim around your tank in an incredibly lifelike fashion.
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New 'Pain-Free' Bandage Idea Inspired By Spider Webs And Gecko Feet

New 'Pain-Free' Bandage Idea Inspired By Spider Webs And Gecko Feet | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
From Mother Nature Network's John Platt: Whether you peel them off slowly or just rip them away, one thing is certain about bandages: they hurt like heck when they come off.
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Amphibious all-terrain vehicle coming soon to the U.S. market

DETROIT (Reuters) - The Quadski, a one-person all-terrain vehicle that doubles as a personal water craft, will be on sale in the United States next month for around $40,000.
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Japanese Robo-Fish Looks and Acts Like the Real Thing, Needs No Maintenance

Japanese Robo-Fish Looks and Acts Like the Real Thing, Needs No Maintenance | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
 Fish are regarded as the most low maintenance of pets, but even they need a minimum degree of care, like making sure they’re fed every day and cleaning their tank from time to time.
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WATCH: Cutest Robots Ever

WATCH: Cutest Robots Ever | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
Art director Barry McWilliams had an unusual idea for a coffee table tome: a catalog for a corporation that never actually existed.
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