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5 Crazy New Man-Made Materials That Will Shape the Future

5 Crazy New Man-Made Materials That Will Shape the Future | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
Forget Mother Nature: when it comes to all matters matter, the sheer ingenuity of the human mind can give rise to some of the most insane--and useful--new materials you've ever encountered.
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Robot comedian does a standup routine and reacts to the audience

Robot comedian does a standup routine and reacts to the audience | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
One of the comedians that performed standup at the Barbican Centre earlier this month had a somewhat robotic delivery—for obvious reasons. And RoboThespian doesn't just tell jokes; it also reads the crowd.
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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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78,000 People Apply for One-Way Trip to Mars | TIME.com

78,000 People Apply for One-Way Trip to Mars | TIME.com | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
The mission aims to send a crew to the Red Planet in 2022. (78,000 people apply for one-way trip to Mars:
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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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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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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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This Spooky Google Car Is Driving Itself

This Spooky Google Car Is Driving Itself | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
Google's driverless car prototype has been around for a couple of years now—but have you ever spotted one in the wild? We just did, and it's equal parts insane, terrifying, and hugely cool.
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Meet The 14-Year-Old Girl Who Developed A Low-Cost Water Purification System

Meet The 14-Year-Old Girl Who Developed A Low-Cost Water Purification System | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
Rest easy, everyone. The next generation of scientists is already hard at work solving our biggest problems. Take Deepika Kurup, a 14-year-old high school student from Nashua, New Hampshire.
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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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A 3D printer that manufactures new cancer drugs with drag-and-drop DNA

A 3D printer that manufactures new cancer drugs with drag-and-drop DNA | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
Researchers from Parabon NanoLabs have developed a new drug for combating a lethal brain cancer called glioblastoma multiforme.
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How NASA might build its very first warp drive

How NASA might build its very first warp drive | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
A few months ago, physicist Harold White stunned the aeronautics world when he announced that he and his team at NASA had begun work on the development of a faster-than-light warp drive.
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10 Real Technologies That Look Insanely Futuristic

10 Real Technologies That Look Insanely Futuristic | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
Why wait for the future when many of today’s technologies look as though they got here in a time machine? Here are 10 real-life technologies that come from the future.
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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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Human Stem Cells from a 3D Printer?

Human Stem Cells from a 3D Printer? | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
It may sound like something from a futuristic Hollywood sci-fi flick but the fact is, reseachers working on a new study from the University of…
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Fireflies bring us brighter LEDs

Fireflies bring us brighter LEDs | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
Fireflies have inspired new technology that allows LED bulbs to emit over 50 percent more light.
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Why the Bar Code Will Always Be the Mark of the Beast

Why the Bar Code Will Always Be the Mark of the Beast | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
Joe Woodland invented the bar code -- that collection of lines and numbers used to ring up your groceries every time you visit the supermarket -- and after the longtime IBMer passed away earlier this month at the age of 91, the response from...
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Chinese Farmer Builds Wind-Powered Car

Chinese Farmer Builds Wind-Powered Car | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
 A 55-year-old Chinese farmer has come up with a unique invention that might just make him a millionaire.
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How to Install an Escalator on the 101st Floor of America's Tallest Building

How to Install an Escalator on the 101st Floor of America's Tallest Building | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
Here we see an escalator being hoisted to the 101st floor of World Trade Center 1. (How did you think they got escalators up that high?) At first glance, the dizzying perspective of this photo will make your brain hurt.
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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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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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